Kibbe v. U.S., No. 17-12288, 2018 WL 1089537 (E.D. Mich. Feb. 28, 2018) (Roberts, J.)

Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Kibbe v. U.S., No. 17-12288, 2018 WL 1089537 (E.D. Mich. Feb. 28, 2018) (Roberts, J.)

Re: Request for records concerning "the Marines' 'Combined Action Program'"

Disposition: Granting defendant's motion for summary judgment

  • Litigation Considerations, Adequacy of Search:  "The Court finds that [defendant's] search was done in good faith, and was reasonably calculated to uncover all relevant documents."  The court relates that "[defendant's] declaration gives details of the scope and method of the search . . . including the search terms . . . used and the type of search . . . performed."  "[Plaintiff] provides no basis to support his assertion that information is missing from the documents produced[.]"  "He has not demonstrated the existence of a genuine issue of fact concerning missing documents."
Topic: 
Adequacy of Search
District Court
Litigation Considerations
Updated June 28, 2018