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Case Name James Madison Project (Daily Beast) v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security NS-DC-0115
Docket / Court 1:17-cv-01281 ( D.D.C. )
State/Territory District of Columbia
Case Type(s) National Security
Special Collection Trump Administration FOIA cases
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
Religion discrimination
General
Record-keeping
Records Disclosure
Terrorism/Post 9-11 issues
Immigration/Border
Admission - criteria
Admission - procedure
Border police
Constitutional rights
Status/Classification
Visas - criteria
Visas - procedures
National Origin/Ethnicity
Arab/Afgani/Middle Eastern
Plaintiff Type
Non-profit NON-religious organization
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552
Defendant(s) U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Plaintiff Description The James Madison Project (JMP) is an organization established in 1998 "to promote government accountability and the reduction of secrecy, as well as [to educate] the public on issues relating to intelligence and national security." Noah Schactman is the current Executive Editor of The Daily Beast, and Betsy Woodruff is a politics reporter for the publication.
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Unknown
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Unknown
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Filed 06/29/2017
Case Closing Year 2019
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing NS-DC-0106 : James Madison Project (Daily Beast) v. U.S. Department of Justice (D.D.C.)
NS-DC-0107 : James Madison Project (Politico) v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (D.D.C.)
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  James Madison Project et al v. Department of Homeland Security
http://foiaproject.org/
Date: Apr. 19, 2019
By: The FOIA Project
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  Trump’s DHS Ordered Agents to Block Congressmen During Travel Ban
www.thedailybeast.com
Date: Aug. 2, 2017
By: Woodruff, Betsy (The Daily Beast)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
1:17-cv-1281 (D.D.C.)
NS-DC-0115-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/19/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
NS-DC-0115-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/29/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Status Report [ECF# 7]
NS-DC-0115-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/10/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Status Report [ECF# 8]
NS-DC-0115-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/06/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Status Report [ECF# 9]
NS-DC-0115-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/05/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Status Report [ECF# 10]
NS-DC-0115-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/01/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Status Report [ECF# 11]
NS-DC-0115-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/13/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Status Report [ECF# 15]
NS-DC-0115-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/05/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion for a Stay of Production Schedule in Light of Lapse of Appropriations [ECF# 18]
NS-DC-0115-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/26/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Motion to Enter Scheduling Order [ECF# 19]
NS-DC-0115-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/01/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Status Report [ECF# 20]
NS-DC-0115-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/15/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Boasberg, James Emanuel (FISC, D.D.C.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Moss, Bradley Prescott (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Zaid, Mark S. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Drezner, Michael Leon (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Hunt, Joseph H. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Readler, Chad Andrew (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Shapiro, Elizabeth J. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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