1999 Calendar Year Report on Department of Justice Freedom of Information Act Litigation Activities: 1999 Addendum



1999 ADDENDUM TO THE 1999 ANNUAL REPORT

LIST OF FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT CASES

IN WHICH A DECISION WAS RENDERED IN PRIOR YEARS

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AVONDALE INDUSTRIES, INC. V. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD

Civil Action No. 96-1227 (E.D. La.),

No. 96-30729 (5th Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: 6, 7(A), and 7(C)

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1996); reversed and

remanded (1996); Judgment for Plaintiff (1997)

FEES AND COSTS: None



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BALLARD, PHILLIP MONROE V. THE COMMISSIONER OF THE INTERNAL

REVENUE SERVICE

Civil Action No. 4:97-CV-071-Y (N.D. Tex.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

BENSON, JEROME L. V. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

Civil Action No. 98-40057 (D. Mass.)

EXEMPTIONS: 6

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

BOGGS V. UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE

Civil Action No. 95-1051 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Plaintiff (1998); motion for

reconsideration granted (1998); Stipulated Dismissal(1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



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CAMPBELL, PATRICK JAMES V. UNKNOWN POWER SUPERINTENDENT OF THE

FLATHEAD IRRIGATION & POWER PROJECT

Civil Action No. CV 88-14-M (D. Mont.),

No. 91-35104 (9th Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant; Plaintiff awarded Costs

(1991); rev'd (1992); Dismissed as Moot (1994)

FEES AND COSTS: COSTS: $15.12

CASAZZA, LISA A. V. HEALTH CARE FINANCING ADMINISTRATION

Civil Action No. 98-1761 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

CENTER FOR NATIONAL SECURITY STUDIES V. OFFICE OF INDEPENDENT
COUNSEL

Civil Action No. 91-1691 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: 1, 7(A), and 7(B)

DISPOSITION: Dismissed by Court in light of settlement between parties (1994)

FEES AND COSTS: None

CHANDLER, JOHNNY RAY V. DC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Civil Action No. 95-2367 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1997)

FEES AND COSTS: None

COMERFORD V. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

Civil Action No. 97-11962-WGY (D. Mass.)

No. 99-1741 (1st Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998); appeal pending

FEES AND COSTS: ATTORNEYS' FEES: $2,500.00

COOLEY V. COMMISSIONER, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

Civil Action No. C-98-20150 (N.D. Cal.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Voluntary Dismissal (1998); Plaintiff awarded Costs (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: COSTS: $182.00



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D'ANTOI, TODD A. V. EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR U.S. ATTORNEYS FOIA UNIT

Civil Action No. 98-C-550-S (W.D. Wisc.),

No. 00-1036 (7th Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: 7

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998); appeal pending

FEES AND COSTS: None

DALLEK, ROBERT V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE; AND THE

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Civil Action No. 90-5845 (C.D. Cal.)

EXEMPTIONS: 7(C) and 7(D)

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

DUSSENBERY. LARRY V. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, ET AL.

Civil Action No. 91-0665 (D. D.C.),

No. 93-8016 (D.C. Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: 7(A)

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1992); appeal dismissed (1993)

FEES AND COSTS: None



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EASTGATE SENIOR VILLAGE V. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN

DEVELOPMENT

Civil Action No. C-1-97-1113 (S.D. Ohio)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Voluntary Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

ECOSYSTEMS, INC., ET AL V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE
INTERIOR, ET AL.

Civil Action No. C97-5199 (W.D. Wash.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

EDMOND, RAFAEL JR. V. UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, DISTRICT OF

COLUMBIA, ET AL.

Civil Action No. 96-2371 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: 3, 5, 7(C), and 7(D)

DISPOSITION: Dismissed sua sponte by Court (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



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FEINGOLD, SOLOMON V. BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN W. MOUNT CASTLE, ET AL.

Civil Action No. 98-10750 (D. Mass.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendants (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



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GOLDEN, WILLIAM D. V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Civil Action No. 98-4046 (C.D. Cal.)

EXEMPTIONS: 2, 5, 7(C), 7(D), and 7(E)

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



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HUNSBERGER, JAMES D. V. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Civil Action No. 95-12801-WGY (D. Mass.),

No. 96-1841 (1st Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1996); aff'd (1997)

FEES AND COSTS: None



--- L ---

LEDSON, STEVEN NOBLE V. UNITED STATES CUSTOMS SERVICE

Civil Action No. C-97-2807 (N.D. Cal.)

EXEMPTIONS: 6, 7(A), and 7(D)

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

LEIGHTON, CHARLES F., ET AL. V. UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Civil Action No. 96-1990 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

LINN, KENNETH H. V. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE

TREASURY

Civil Action No. 92-1406 (D. D.C.),

No. 97-5122, 97-5329 (D.C. Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7(C), 7(D), 7(E), and 7(F)

DISPOSITION: Partial Judgment for Defendants (1995); Costs granted in part (1997);
Partial Judgment for Defendants (1997); motion for reconsideration denied (1997); appeal

dismissed (1997); Judgment for Plaintiff (1997); appeal dismissed (1998);

Plaintiff denied Costs (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

LIVERMAN, ROGER JR. V. OFFICE OF OVERNIGHT, OFFICE OF INSPECTOR

GENERAL

Civil Action No. 2:97CV-0802S (D. Utah),

No. 98-4039 (10th Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7(C), 7(D) and 7(E)

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998); petition for writ of mandamus dismissed as
moot (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

LONGBEHN, WILLIAM C. V. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ET AL.

Civil Action No. 1:96CV00264 (D. D.C.),

No. 97-5134 (D.C. Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendants (1997); appeal dismissed (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

LOZADA, JOSE MARI V. MADELENE ALBRIGHT, SECRETARY OF STATE, ET AL.

Civil Action No. 98-2228 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendants (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

LUCIANO, ALFRED J. SR. V. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT

OF TREASURY, UNITED STATES CUSTOM SERVICE

Civil Action No. CV-97-080-GF-DWM (D. Mont.)

EXEMPTIONS: 2, 3, 7(C), 7(D), and 7(E)

DISPOSITION: Dismissed as Moot (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



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MATTINGLY, WILLIAM E. V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Civil Action No. 95-60108 (E.D. Mich.)

EXEMPTIONS: 3, 5, 6, 7(C), and 7(D)

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1996)

FEES AND COSTS: None

MEANS, DENNIS R. V. PHYLLIS N. SEGAL, CHAIR, FEDERAL LABOR

RELATIONS AUTHORITY

Civil Action No. 97-1301 (D. D.C.),

No. 98-5178 (D.C. Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998); aff'd (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

MILLS, THOMAS L. V. MARITIME ADMINISTRATION, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF

TRANSPORTATION

Civil Action No. 97-2007 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Voluntary Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

MINNICH V. DEUTCH

Civil Action No. 96-266-A (E.D. Va.),

No. 96-1903 and 96-2152 (4th Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1996); aff'd per curiam (1997)

FEES AND COSTS: None

MINNICH V. DEUTCH

Civil Action No. 96-644-A (E.D. Va.), No. 96-2153 (4th Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1996); aff'd per curiam (1997)

FEES AND COSTS: None

MURRELL, JOHNNIE K. V. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY

Civil Action No. 97-0654 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

MURRELL, JOHNNIE K. V. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Civil Action No. 97-0879 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



--- N ---

NATION MAGAZINE V. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Civil Action No. 92-2303-JHG (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: 1, 4, 5, 6, and 7(C)

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant in part and for Plaintiff

in part (1996); vacated in part (1996); Stipulated Dismissal (1997)

FEES AND COSTS: ATTORNEYS' FEES: $16,000.00

NICHOLAS, ROBERT HENRY V. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Civil Action No. C-95-03614-WHO (N.D. Cal.)

EXEMPTIONS: 7(A) and 7(C)

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant in part and for Plaintiff in part (1997)

FEES AND COSTS: None



--- P ---

PUBLIC CITIZEN HEALTH RESEARCH GROUP V. FOOD AND DRUG

ADMINISTRATION

Civil Action No. 98-1712 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



--- R ---

RICE, DANA L. V. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF

INVESTIGATIONS, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Civil Action No. 97-1282 (D. D.C.),

No. 98-5026 (D.C. Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998); aff'd (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

ROSENBLATT, JEFFREY V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR,

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

Civil Action No. 98-CV-45-P-H (D. Maine)

EXEMPTIONS: 4

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



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SCHWARZ, BARBARA V. UNITED STATES PAROLE COMMISSION AND FEDERAL

BUREAU OF PRISONS

Civil Action No. PJM-98-154 (D. Md.),

No. 98-1685 (4th Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendants (1998); aff'd (1998);
petition for rehearing denied (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

SCHWEIHS, FRANK J. V. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Civil Action No. 97-C-7797 (N.D. Ill.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

SMITH, TRACY HEINZMAN V. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION

AGENCY

Civil Action No. 97-2440 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: ATTORNEYS' FEES: $8,250.00

SOSA, PEDRO SOLIS V. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION AND UNITED

STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Civil Action No. 93-1126 (D. D.C.),

No. 98-5168 (D.C. Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: 2, 7(C), 7(D), and 7(E)

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendants (1998); appeal dismissed (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

SOUTHWEST CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY V. BUREAU OF LAND

MANAGEMENT

Civil Action No. C-98-3594-CRB (N.D. Cal.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

SOUTHWEST CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY V. U.S. FISH &

WILDLIFE SERVICE, BUREAU OF RECLAMATION, AND DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR

Civil Action No. CV 96-246-TUC-ACH (D. Ariz.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1996)

FEES AND COSTS: None

STATEN, JOHNNY DWAYNE V. LOUIS J. FREEH, FEDERAL BUREAU OF

INVESTIGATION

Civil Action No. 97-2128 (D. D.C.),

No. 98-5088 (D.C. Cir.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998); aff'd (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



--- T ---

THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, ET AL. V. JULIE L.

WILLIAMS, COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY, ET AL.

Civil Action No. C-98-2865 (N.D. Cal.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Voluntary Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

THE GHOST RANCH LIVING MUSEUM FOUNDATION V. UNITED STATES

FOREST SERVICE

Civil Action No. 98-01061 JC (D. N.M.)

EXEMPTIONS: 6

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: ATTORNEYS' FEES: $7,000.00

THE KALAPOOYA SACRED CIRCLE ALLIANCE, ET AL. V. UNITED STATES

FOREST SERVICE

Civil Action No. 98-6064-TC (D. Ore.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: ATTORNEYS' FEES: $5,138.68



--- U ---

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, INC. V. DONNA E. SHALALA, ET AL.

Civil Action No. C-1-98-531 (S.D. Ohio)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



--- V ---

VILLARREAL, JESUS M. V. BUREAU OF PRISONS

Civil Action No. 97-1637 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None



--- W ---

WALKER, JIMMY V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, BUREAU OF

PRISONS, ET AL.

Civil Action No. 97-0825 (D. D.C.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

WHITESIDE, THOMAS L. V. LOUIS FREEH, FEDERAL BUREAU OF

INVESTIGATION, ET AL.

Civil Action No. 3-95-0787 (M.D. Tenn.)

EXEMPTIONS: 7(C)

DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

WILDLIFE DAMAGE REVIEW V. ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION

SERVICE, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Civil Action No. 98-125 (D. Ariz.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: ATTORNEYS' FEES: $5,500.00



--- Y ---

YEUNG CHUN FAT V. RICHARD K. ROGERS, DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF THE

IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE

Civil Action No. 98-7012 (C.D. Cal.)

EXEMPTIONS: None

DISPOSITION: Voluntary Dismissal (1998)

FEES AND COSTS: None

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