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JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. v. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, No. 1:13-cv-01363 (D.D.C.)
Case Title: JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. v. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Case Type: Civil Case
Court: U.S. District Court for the District Of Columbia
Index Number(s): 1:2013cv1363, 1:13-cv-01363, 1:13-cv-01363-EGS
Nature of Suit: 895 Freedom of Information Act
Judge: Emmet G. Sullivan
Case Opened: September 10, 2013
Docket Entries
Date Filed Dkt # Entry Text
Sep 10, 2013 Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (md, )
Document
Sep 10, 2013 1 COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF STATE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-3461240) filed by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons US Attorney for DC, # 3 Summons US Atty General, # 4 Summons State Dep't)(Orfanedes, Paul) (Entered: 09/10/2013)
Complaint
Civil Cover Sheet
Summons US Attorney for DC
Summons US Atty General
Summons State Dep't
Sep 10, 2013 2 LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. (Orfanedes, Paul) (Entered: 09/10/2013)
LCvR 26.1 Certificate of Disclosure - Corporate Affiliations/Financial Interests
Sep 10, 2013 3 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED (3) as to DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons 2nd, # 2 Summons 3rd, # 3 Notice of Consent, # 4 Consent Form)(md, ) (Entered: 09/10/2013)
Summons Issued Electronically as to AUSA
Sep 19, 2013 4 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 9/16/2013. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 10/16/2013. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Cristina Rotaru)(Orfanedes, Paul) (Entered: 09/19/2013)
Summons Returned Executed in FOIA as to U.S. Attorney
Oct 8, 2013 5 NOTICE of Appearance by Peter T. Wechsler on behalf of DEPARTMENT OF STATE (Wechsler, Peter) (Entered: 10/08/2013)
Notice of Appearance
Oct 8, 2013 6 Consent MOTION to Stay Date to Respond to Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF STATE (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Wechsler, Peter) (Entered: 10/08/2013)
Motion to Stay
Oct 9, 2013 MINUTE ORDER granting 6 consent motion to stay date to respond to complaint in light of the government shutdown. The government shall notify the Court as soon as Congress has appropriated funds for the Department of State, shall request that the stay be lifted, and shall set forth a proposed new date for the defendant to respond to the complaint commensurate with the duration of the lapse in appropriations. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on October 9, 2013. (lcegs1)
Document
Oct 10, 2013 Case Stayed (mac)
Document
Oct 18, 2013 7 STATUS REPORT by DEPARTMENT OF STATE. (Wechsler, Peter) (Entered: 10/18/2013)
Status Report
Oct 22, 2013 MINUTE ORDER. In light of the end of the government shutdown, this case is no longer stayed. Defendant shall file its response to the complaint by no later than November 1, 2013. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on October 22, 2013. (lcegs4)
Document
Oct 29, 2013 8 NOTICE of Appearance by Michael Bekesha on behalf of JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. (Bekesha, Michael) (Entered: 10/29/2013)
Notice of Appearance
Oct 30, 2013 9 ANSWER to Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF STATE.(Wechsler, Peter) (Entered: 10/30/2013)
Answer to Complaint
Dec 3, 2013 10 ORDER FOR MEET AND CONFER REPORT. Attorney Meet and Confer Conference due by 12/30/2013. Meet & Confer Statement due by 1/13/2014. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 12/03/13. (mac) (Entered: 12/03/2013)
Order
Dec 27, 2013 MINUTE ORDER. Upon consideration of the parties' 11 Meet and Confer Statement, the parties are directed to comply with the following briefing schedule: Defendant's motion for summary judgment shall be filed by no later than March 21, 2014. Plaintiff's opposition shall be filed by no later than April 21, 2014. If Plaintiff chooses to file a cross-motion, it shall be combined with the opposition and filed on the same date. Defendant's reply, and if applicable, combined opposition shall be filed by no later than May 21, 2014. Plaintiff's reply, if applicable, shall be filed by no later than June 4, 2014. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on December 27, 2013. (lcegs1)
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Dec 27, 2013 Set/Reset Deadlines: Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment motion due by 3/21/2014. Plaintiff's Opposition to Response to Motion for Summary Judgment or cross motion due by 4/21/2014. Defendant's Reply or combined opposition to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 5/21/2014. Plaintiff's Reply due by 6/4/2014. (mac)
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Dec 27, 2013 11 MEET AND CONFER STATEMENT. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Bekesha, Michael) (Entered: 12/27/2013)
Meet and Confer Statement
Mar 14, 2014 12 STIPULATION of Dismissal With Prejudice by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC.. (Bekesha, Michael) (Entered: 03/14/2014)
Stipulation of Dismissal
Mar 12, 2015 13 MOTION for Relief from Judgment and Request for Hearing by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Text of Proposed Order)(Bekesha, Michael). Added MOTION for Hearing on 3/13/2015 (jf, ). (Entered: 03/12/2015)
Motion for Relief from Judgment
Mar 30, 2015 14 RESPONSE re 13 MOTION for Relief from Judgment and Request for Hearing MOTION for Hearing filed by DEPARTMENT OF STATE. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Wechsler, Peter) (Entered: 03/30/2015)
Response to motion

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