2000 Calendar Year Report on Department of Justice Freedom of Information Act Litigation Activities: Addendum

LIST OF FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT CASES IN WHICH A DECISION WAS RENDERED IN 2000

 

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AIM CONSTRUCTION & CONTRACTING CORP. V. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY NEW YORK DISTRICT CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Civil Action No. 98-8991 (S.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

AIM CONSTRUCTION & CONTRACTING CORP. V. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY NEW YORK DISTRICT CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Civil Action No. 98-8592 (S.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

AYERS V. NASA
Civil Action No. 98-1815 (D. D.C.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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BERNARD, MITCHELL S. V. UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Civil Action No. 98 Civ.5688 (S.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: 2, 5, and 7(C)
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

BLAZY, LOUIS V. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
Civil Action No. 93-2424 (D. D.C.) No. 97-5330, 98-5232 (D.C. Cir.)
EXEMPTIONS: 1, 3, 5, and 6
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1997); aff'd (1998); Plaintiff denied Attorneys Fees and Costs (D. D.C. 1998): aff'd in part and rev'd in part awarding plaintiff costs (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: COSTS: $120.00

BLOCK, ARTHUR R. V. LOUIS J. FREEH, ET AL
Civil Action No. 95 Civ. 1996 (S.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: 1, 7(C), and 7(D)
DISPOSITION: Dismissed (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

BLUM, WILLIAM H. V. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
Civil Action No. 98-0798 (D. D.C.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: COSTS: $150.00

BRYCE, ROBERT C., ET AL. V. THE OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION
Civil Action No. A-96CA-595 (W.D. Tex.)
EXEMPTIONS: 4 and 5
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant in part and for Plaintiff in part (1999); appeal withdrawn (1999); Plaintiff awarded Attorney's Fees and Costs (1999) ATTORNEYS' FEES: $33,968.75 ; COSTS: $2,629.67

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CAMPBELL, MITCH R. V. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
Civil Action No. 98-0374-S-EJL (D. Idaho)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

CAMPOS V. IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE
Civil Action No. 98-2231 (S.D. Fla.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

CENTER FOR AUTO SAFETY V. NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
Civil Action No. 97-1521 (D. D.C.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1997); Stipulated Dismissal of Attorney's Fees and Costs (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

CITIZENS FOR THE PRESERVATION OF POWERS GULCH AND PINTO CREEK V. CHARLES BAZAN, SUPERVISOR OF THE TONTO NATIONAL FOREST
Civil Action No. 98-0526 (D. Ariz.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Voluntary Dismissal (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

CLARK V. NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL, ET AL.
Civil Action No. 99-433 (W.D. Mich.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Dismissed for Failure to Exhaust Administrative Remedies (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

COLE, HAROLD J. V. DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE, ET AL.
Civil Action No. 98-1388-Civ-Orl-19B (M.D. Fla.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

COLE, POLLY J. V. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
Civil Action No. MDL-892 (M.D. Fla.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Dismissed as Moot (1994)
FEES AND COSTS: None

COLLMAN V. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
Civil Action No. 98-6149 (W.D. Mo.)
No. 99-3963 (8th Cir.)
EXEMPTIONS: 3 and 7(C)
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999); aff'd (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE V. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Civil Action No. 99-cv-3579 (E.D. Pa.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Voluntary Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

CONSUMERS UNION V. NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
Civil Action No. 98-1811 (D. D.C.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: ATTORNEYS' FEES: $25,000.00

COVINGTON, ROBERT M. V. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
Civil Action No. MDL No. 892 (M.D. Fla.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Dismissed as Moot (1994)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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DAVIS, HARRY S. V. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION
Civil Action No. 96 Civ. 9324 (S.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: 3, 4, 5, and 7
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1997)
FEES AND COSTS: None

DAVIS, HENRY ALLEN V. OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL/UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Civil Action No. (D. D.C.) No. 98-2510
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

DAVIS, LAWRENCE V. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
Civil Action No. 1:CV-97-0438 (M.D. Pa.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1997); motion for reconsideration denied (1997)
FEES AND COSTS: None

DAYTON NEWSPAPERS, INC. V. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
Civil Action No. C-3-95-328 (S.D. Ohio)
EXEMPTIONS: 5 , 6 and 7(C)
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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EASTON, ANTHONY T. V. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
Civil Action No. 98-2119 (D. D.C.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

EDDINGTON, PATRICK G. V. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, ET AL.
Civil Action No. 97-2958 (D. D.C.)
No. 98-5469 (D.C. Cir.)
EXEMPTIONS: 1 and 3
DISPOSITION: Partial Judgment for Defendant CIA (1998); aff'd (1999); Judgment for Defendants (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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FOREST GUARDIANS V. ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE
Civil Action No. 99-00542-JC (D. N.M.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: ATTORNEYS' FEES: $2,500.00

FRANCIS, LOUIS V. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Civil Action No. CV-F-98-6518 RED DLB (E.D. Cal.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant; Plaintiff awarded Costs (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: COSTS: $423.00

FRITO-LAY, INC. V. UNITED STATES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION
Civil Action No. 3:96CV0592-H (W.D. Ky.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1997)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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GOTTLIEB & ASSOCIATES, P.C. V. ANTHEM BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF CONNECTICUT AND HEALTH CARE FINANCING ADMINISTRATION
Civil Action No. 98-4620 (E.D. Pa.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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HARBURY, JENNIFER V. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Civil Action No. 97-0305 (D. D.C.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

HEARD, JAMES A. V. DONNA SHALALA, SECRETARY OF DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Civil Action No. 96-381-CIV-J-20 (M.D. Fla.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

HIRSCHFELD, RICHARD M., ET AL. V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Civil Action No. 98-0079-C (W.D. Va.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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IDAHO SPORTING CONGRESS V. UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE
Civil Action No. 98-0353-S-BLW (D. Idaho)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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JANIS, GUST MARION V. UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, DISTRICT OF UTAH
Civil Action No. 96-2555 (C.D. Cal.)
No. 98-55892 (9th Cir.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998); voluntary dismissal of appeal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

JOHNSON, NEIL V. DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION
Civil Action No. 97-2231 (D. D.C.)
No. 98-5468 (D.C. Cir.)
EXEMPTIONS: 2, 7(C), 7(D), and 7(F)
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998); remanded (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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KAY, JAMES A. JR. V. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
Civil Action No. 96-0660 (D. D.C.) No. 97-5296 (D.C. Cir.)
EXEMPTIONS: 7(A)
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1997); aff'd (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

KIMBERLIN, BRETT C. V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY, ET AL
Civil Action No. 95-1329 (D. D.C.) No. 96-5250 (D.C. Cir.)
EXEMPTIONS: 7(C)
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant in part and for Plaintiff in part (1996); aff'd in part and remanded in part (1998); Judgment for Defendant on remand (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

KYLES V. FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
Civil Action No. 3:97-622 (D. Conn.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Dismissed as Moot (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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LICCIARDI, SAMUEL A. V. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
Civil Action No. MDL No. 892 (M.D. Fla.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Dismissed as Moot (1994)
FEES AND COSTS: None

LUDSIN, S.A. V. U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Civil Action No. 97-5291 (E.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

LUDSIN, S.A. V. U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Civil Action No. 97-7627 (E.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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MAXXAN INC. V. FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
Civil Action No. A-96-604 (S.D. Tex.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Dismissed (1996)
FEES AND COSTS: None

MAYANS, PABLO V. UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Civil Action No. 98-3475 (C.D. Cal.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

MCFERLEAN, ROBERT PATRICK V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE
Civil Action No. 97-civ-7831 (S.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: 1, 5, 7(A), 7(C), and 7(D)
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

MEDDAH, VAHIA V. JANET RENO
Civil Action No. 98-1444 (E.D. Pa.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

MITCHELL, ADOLPHUS V. TREASURY SECRETARY, ET AL.
Civil Action No. 1:98CV799 (N.D. Ohio)
EXEMPTIONS: 7(D) and 7(F)
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendants (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

MITCHELL, JAMES V. ZACHARY CARTER, UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
Civil Action No. 98-4742 (E.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

MOREL, TANYA V. UNITED STATES
Civil Action No. 99-1173 (M.D. Fla.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

MORGULAS, JERROLD V. THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Civil Action No. 97 Civ. 6778 (S.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: 6
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

MORRELL, RICHARD J. V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Civil Action No. C-96-02203 (E.D. Cal.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Plaintiff (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

MYERS, DAVID LEE V. FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT OFFICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, ET AL.
Civil Action No. 1:99CV-2074 (N.D. Ohio)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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NG, CHARLES CHITAT V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, AND FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, ET AL.
Civil Action No. 97-184 (C.D. Cal.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1997)
FEES AND COSTS: None

NICHOLS, RICHARD W. V. BRUCE BABBITT, SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR
Civil Action No. S-98-1736 (E.D. Cal.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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PAYNE V. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
Civil Action No. 98-00253 (D. Hawaii)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

PICCONE, LOUIS A. V. MICKEY KANTOR, SECRETARY OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, ET AL.
Civil Action No. 97-0501 (D. D.C.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Dismissed sua sponte by Court (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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R.T. GUARDIAN LAROUCHE, MICHELLE, ET AL. V. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Civil Action No. 99-67 (D. Vt.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

RIVERA, GERMAN, KATHLEEN M. HAWK, DIRECTOR, U.S. BUREAU OF PRISONS
Civil Action No. 98 Civ. 7814 (S.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Plaintiff (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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S.A. LUDSIN & CO. V. U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Civil Action No. 96 CIV 2146 (S.D.N.Y.) No. 97-7884 (2d Cir.) EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1997); aff'd (1997); cert. denied (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

SAEED U. DIN V. INS, ADMINISTRATIVE APPEAL, U.S. DEPT. OF JUSTICE
Civil Action No. 99-1365 (D. D.C.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

SHUMAKER, LOOP & KENDRICK, LLP ON BEHALF OF SOUTHERN THUMB CO-OP, INC. V. COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Civil Action No. 3:97CV7139 (N.D. Ohio)
EXEMPTIONS: 2, 3, 5, and 7(A)
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

SMITH, BRIAN E. V. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND FIREARMS
Civil Action No. 96-2261 (D. D.C.) No. 98-5560 (D.C. Cir.)
EXEMPTIONS: 7(C), 7(D), and 7(F)
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998); Voluntary Dismissal of Appeal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

SMITH, THEOPHILUS G., ET AL. V. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ET AL.
Civil Action No. 99-cv-525 (D. Minn.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendants (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

SOGHOMONIN V. UNITED STATES
Civil Action No. 99-5773 (E.D. Cal.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Dismissed for Failure to Exhaust Administrative Remedies (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

STATE OF OKLAHOMA V. UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Civil Action No. 99-00236R (W.D. Okla.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Voluntary Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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TREPAL, GEORGE JAMES V. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Civil Action No. 97-892-Civ-J-20B (M.D. Fla.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1997)
FEES AND COSTS: None

TUNSTEAD, SCHECHTER & TORRE V. FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS AND THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Civil Action No. 96-4707 (E.D.N.Y.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Stipulated Dismissal (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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WARREN, JACK WADE, JR. V. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Civil Action No. 96-0717 and 96-1856 (D. D.C.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendant (1998)
FEES AND COSTS: None

WHITE, GREGORY A. V. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, ET AL.
Civil Action No. 98-0557 (D. D.C.)
EXEMPTIONS: None
DISPOSITION: Judgment for Defendants (1999)
FEES AND COSTS: None

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