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Davis v. FBI, No. 13-1657, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39244 (D. Del. Mar. 25, 2014) (Sleet, J.)

Date: 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Davis v. FBI, No. 13-1657, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39244 (D. Del. Mar. 25, 2014) (Sleet, J.)

Re: Request for information plaintiff provided to FBI

Disposition: Holding that plaintiff's amended complaint may proceed

  • Litigation Considerations, Pleadings:  The court holds that "[l]iberally construing the amended complaint, as the court must, [plaintiff] states what appears to be a cognizable FOIA claim."  The court explains that "[t]he amended complaint specifically names as defendants the FBI and the Department of Justice."  However, the court also finds that "[a]ll other defendants as named in the original complaint and those referred to in the amended complaint as 'the other defendants [who] range from law enforcement agencies to private individuals' will be dismissed."

Topic: 
District Court
Litigation Considerations
Updated August 22, 2014