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FOIA Activity: 11 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by on January 16, 2014

We have added 11 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between December 22, 2013 and January 11, 2014. These are associated with 11 FOIA cases pending in federal district court. Note that because there can be delays between the date a decision is made and when it shows up on PACER, this listing includes only decisions that appeared on PACER during this period.

Click on the date to view the full text of the decision. Click on a case title below to view other details for that case, including links to the docket report and complaint.

  1. CAE 1:2012cv00498Singh v. United States Department of Homeland Security
    • January 8, 2014: FINDINGS and RECOMMENDATIONS recommending that Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss [39] be Granted; Plaintiff’s request to file a sur-reply be DENIED and the document filed in sur-reply be STRICKEN [44] ; Plaintiff’s Privacy Act claims pursu ant to Section 552a(g)(1)(C) and (D) be dismissed with prejudice; Plaintiff’s claim pursuant to Section 552a(g)(1)(A) be dismissed without prejudice to filing such a claim in a new action to the extent that it does not come within the purview of 8 U.S.C. § 1252(g); Judgment be entered in favor of the Defendant, and the case be administratively closed. Matter referred to Judge Ishii. Objections to F&R due within twenty-eight (28) days; signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 1/8/2014. (Timken, A)
  2. CAN 3:2013cv00678Alexander v. United States Of America
    • January 6, 2014: ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFFS MOTION FOR LEAVE TO AMEND; DENYING PLAINTIFFS MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION; DISMISSING CASE. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley on 1/6/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service) (ahm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/6/2014)
  3. CAN 4:2011cv05221Electronic Frontier Foundation v. Department of Justice
    • January 6, 2014: ORDER RE: Joint Status Conference Statement filed by 2/3/2014. Status Conference set for Monday, 2/10/2014 01:30 PM in Courtroom 5, 2nd Floor, Oakland before Hon. Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers. Signed by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on 1/6/2014. (fs, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/6/2014) Modified on 1/7/2014 (jlmS, COURT STAFF).
  4. CO 1:2012cv02344Roe v. Internal Revenue Service
    • January 6, 2014: ORDER granting [66] Motion to Stay the January 13, 2014 Trial Date, the January 13, 2014 Trial Preparation Conference, and All Pre-Trial Deadlines by Judge Christine M. Arguello on 1/6/14. The Final Trial Preparation Conference and Jury Trial are vacated.(dkals, )
  5. CO 1:2013cv01722Brown et al v. Perez
    • December 30, 2013: MINUTE ORDER : Defendants’ Motion for Protective Order [23] and Defendants’ Amended Motion for Protective Order [25] are BOTH DENIED because the relief sought is already before Judge Moore in the Defendants’ Objection to Magistrate Judges Order Permitting Discovery [15] by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe on 12/30/2013. (trlee, )
  6. CO 1:2013cv02187PacifiCorp v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    • January 8, 2014: ORDER granting in part and denying in part [37] Motion for Summary Judgment; granting in part and denying in part [43] Motion for Summary Judgment, as outlined in the attached order. by Judge Raymond P. Moore on 1/8/2014.(trlee, )
  7. CO 1:2013cv03403San Juan Citizens Alliance
    • January 3, 2014: ORDER setting Scheduling/Planning Conference for 5/1/2014 at 9:30 AM in Courtroom C204 before Magistrate Judge Kristen L. Mix. By Magistrate Judge Kristen L. Mix on 1/3/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment 1, # 2 Attachment 2, # 3 Attachment 3) (klyon, )
  8. DC 1:2006cv02125FRIEDMAN v. U.S. SECRET SERVICE
    • January 2, 2014: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 1/2/14. (ms, )
    • January 10, 2014: MEMORANDUM OPINION accompanying final order issued separately this day. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 1/10/14.(ah)
  10. FLM 8:2013cv01731Roberts et al v. Internal Revenue Service
    • January 10, 2014: ORDER denying [17] Motion for Reconsideration. See Order for details. Signed by Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington on 1/10/2014. (KAK)
  11. UT 1:2013cv00143Eames v. President’s Management Council et al
    • January 10, 2014: MEMORANDUM DECISION and Order-If Mr. Eames intends to pursue recovery of his litigation costs, he must file a motion on or before January 31, 2014 in front of Judge Furse that addresses each of the factors stated above. The government shall then have February 14, 2014 to file any opposition brief. Mr. Eames shall have until February 28, 2014 to file a reply to any opposition brief. If no motion is filed by January 31, 2014, this case shall be closed. See Order for details. Signed by Judge Clark Waddoups on 1/10/14. (jmr)

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