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Case Summary

On 05/17/2019 a Civil Right - Freedom Of Information Act case was filed by WITTES against U S FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION in the jurisdiction of U.S. District Courts, District Of Columbia District.

Case Details

  • Case Number 1:19-CV-01440
  • Filing Date 05/17/2019
  • Case Status Pending - Other Pending
  • Case Type Civil Right - Freedom Of Information Act
  • Jurisdiction U.S. District Courts
  • Judge Emmet G. Sullivan
  • Courthouse District Of Columbia District

Party Details

  • Plaintiff SCOTT ANDERSON
  • Represented By
    • Benjamin Leon Berwick
  • Defendant U.S. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
  • Represented By
    • Scott Leeson Sroka
  • Plaintiff BENJAMIN WITTES
  • Represented By
    • Benjamin Leon Berwick
  • Plaintiff SCOTT R. ANDERSON
  • Represented By
    • Benjamin Leon Berwick

Court Documents

#8

(#8) Joint STATUS REPORT by U.S. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGA...

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#7

(#7) ANSWER to Complaint by U.S. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGA...

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#6

(#6) RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Ex...

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#5

(#5) RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Ex...

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#4

(#4) RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Ex...

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Exhibit 1

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#3

(#3) STANDING ORDER: The parties are directed to read the at...

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2 #1

Notice and Consent

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#2

(#2) SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. FEDERAL BU...

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1 #4

Exhibit C

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1 #3

Exhibit B

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Docket Entries

  • 07/15/2019
  • MINUTE ORDER. In view of the #8 Joint Status Report, the parties shall file another joint status report by no later than August 29, 2019, updating the Court on the status of Defendant's review of the potentially responsive documents and proposing a joint recommendation for further proceedings. The parties shall file a proposed order with each joint status report. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 7/15/2019. (lcegs3) (Entered: 07/15/2019)
  • 07/12/2019
  • (#8) Joint STATUS REPORT by U.S. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. (Sroka, Scott) (Entered: 07/12/2019)
  • 06/28/2019
  • Set/Reset Deadlines: Joint Scheduling Order due by 7/12/2019. (mac) (Entered: 06/28/2019)
  • 06/28/2019
  • MINUTE ORDER. Plaintiffs bring this action pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552. The parties are directed to meet and confer and propose a joint scheduling order for further proceedings in this case by no later than July 12, 2019. The parties joint proposed scheduling order shall address the following: (1) The status of plaintiffs' FOIA request; (2) The anticipated number of documents responsive to plaintiffs' FOIA request; (3) The anticipated date(s) for release of documents responsive to plaintiffs' FOIA request; (4) Whether a motion for an Open America stay is likely in this case; (5) Whether a Vaughn index will be required in this case; (6) Whether this case would benefit from referral to a Magistrate Judge or the District Court Mediation Program for purposes of settlement; and (7) A proposed briefing schedule for dispositive motions, if applicable. If the parties are unable to agree on a joint recommendation, the joint proposed scheduling order shall include each party's individual recommendations. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 6/28/2019. (lcegs3) (Entered: 06/28/2019)
  • 06/27/2019
  • (#7) ANSWER to Complaint by U.S. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION.(Sroka, Scott) (Entered: 06/27/2019)
  • 06/04/2019
  • (#6) RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 5/28/2019. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 6/27/2019. (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 06/04/2019)
  • 06/04/2019
  • (#5) RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 5/28/19. (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 06/04/2019)
  • 06/04/2019
  • (#4) RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION served on 5/30/2019 (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 06/04/2019)
  • 05/29/2019
  • (#3) STANDING ORDER: The parties are directed to read the attached Standing Order Governing Civil Cases Before Judge Emmet G. Sullivan in its entirety upon receipt. The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives in the attached Standing Order. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 05/29/19. (Attachment: Exhibit 1) (mac) (Entered: 05/29/2019)
  • 05/20/2019
  • (#2) SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: #1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 05/20/2019)
  • 05/20/2019
  • Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (zef, ) (Entered: 05/20/2019)
  • 05/17/2019
  • (#1) COMPLAINT against U.S. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6131305) filed by BENJAMIN WITTES, SCOTT ANDERSON. (Attachments: #1 Civil Cover Sheet, #2 Exhibit A, #3 Exhibit B, #4 Exhibit C, #5 Exhibit D, #6 Exhibit E, #7 Summons FBI Summons, #8 Summons Attorney General Summons, #9 Summons U.S. Attorney Summons)(Berwick, Benjamin) (Attachment 1 replaced on 5/20/2019) (zef, ). (Entered: 05/17/2019)

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