Case: Schuchardt v. Obama

2:14-cv-00705 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Filed Date: June 2, 2014

Closed Date: March 2, 2020

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Case Summary

On June 2, 2014, a private individual filed this class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. The plaintiff sued the National Security Agency under the Declaratory Judgment Act and FISA Title V. The plaintiff alleged violations of his First and Fourth Amendment rights and requested declaratory, injunctive, and monetary relief. Specifically, the plaintiff alleged that both metadata and content of his Gmail, Facebook, and Dropbox accounts were compromi…

On June 2, 2014, a private individual filed this class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. The plaintiff sued the National Security Agency under the Declaratory Judgment Act and FISA Title V. The plaintiff alleged violations of his First and Fourth Amendment rights and requested declaratory, injunctive, and monetary relief. Specifically, the plaintiff alleged that both metadata and content of his Gmail, Facebook, and Dropbox accounts were compromised under the PRISM program as revealed in the documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden to The Guardian in an article published on June 6, 2013.

On December 11, 2014, the NSA filed a motion to dismiss, arguing that the court lacked jurisdiction and the plaintiff failed in any event to state claims on which relief may be granted. On January 7, 2015, the plaintiff filed a motion for a preliminary injunction with the District Court, requesting that the court bar the NSA from continuing to collect the plaintiff's metadata and content, direct the NSA to destroy the plaintiff's data, and prohibit the NSA from querying the data currently in its possession. On January 8, 2015, Judge Cathy Bisson denied the plaintiff's motion because of the plaintiff's inability to establish sufficient imminent and irreparable harm.

The District Court granted the defendant's motion to dismiss on September 30, 2015. 2015 WL 5732117. The plaintiff appealed the dismissal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. The Third Circuit vacated and remanded the case on October 5, 2016, finding that the injuries allegedly sustained by the plaintiff were sufficiently personal to support standing, and that his claim was sufficiently plausible to proceed. Schuchardt v. President of the United States, 839 F.3d 366 (3d Cir. 2016).

A private third party moved to intervene in the case on December 13, 2016, and Judge Bisson denied his motion as frivolous on December 27. The third party appealed on January 27, 2017. The Third Circuit dismissed the appeal for failure to pay the filing fee on February 23, 2017.

On March 15, 2017, the defendants filed a renewed motion to dismiss. The case was administratively closed from March 16, 2017 through July 6, 2017, on the grounds that plaintiff was given an extended amount of time to respond to the motion to dismiss. The plaintiff filed their opposition on July 10. The defendants filed their reply on August 16, 2017.

During this time, The Third Circuit Court of Appeals allowed the appeal of the third party to be reopened, and then dismissed the third party's case on September 6, 2017 for failure to pay the filing fee for the notice of appeal.

On February 4, 2019, the court granted the defendant's renewed motion to dismiss, noting that “they have shown, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the government did not engage in dragnet-type collection activity . . . thereby establishing a plausible claim that Plaintiff’s data was captured.” 2019 WL 426482. The plaintiffs appealed to the Third Circuit on February 12, and the Third Circuit affirmed on March 2, 2020. 802 F. App'x 69. The case is now closed.

Summary Authors

John He (9/27/2015)

Elizabeth Heise (10/13/2018)

Averyn Lee (6/5/2020)

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Judge(s)

Ambro, Thomas L. (Delaware)

Bissoon, Cathy (Pennsylvania)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Schuchardt, Elliot J. (Pennsylvania)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Anderson, Caroline J (District of Columbia)

Berman, Marcia (District of Columbia)

Busa, Joseph F. (District of Columbia)

Byron, H. Thomas III (New York)

Gilligan, James J (District of Columbia)

Haywood, Rebecca R. (Pennsylvania)

Johnson, Timothy Andrew (District of Columbia)

Judge(s)

Ambro, Thomas L. (Delaware)

Bissoon, Cathy (Pennsylvania)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Schuchardt, Elliot J. (Pennsylvania)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Anderson, Caroline J (District of Columbia)

Berman, Marcia (District of Columbia)

Busa, Joseph F. (District of Columbia)

Byron, H. Thomas III (New York)

Gilligan, James J (District of Columbia)

Haywood, Rebecca R. (Pennsylvania)

Johnson, Timothy Andrew (District of Columbia)

Murphy, Anne (District of Columbia)

Patton, Rodney (District of Columbia)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

2:14-cv-00705

Docket [PACER]

April 23, 2020

April 23, 2020

Docket

19-01366

Docket [PACER]

Schuchardt v. President United States

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

April 23, 2020

April 23, 2020

Docket
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Civil Complaint

June 2, 2014

June 2, 2014

Complaint
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Second Amended Complaint

Nov. 24, 2014

Nov. 24, 2014

Complaint
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Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint and Brief in Support of Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint

Dec. 11, 2014

Dec. 11, 2014

Pleading / Motion / Brief
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Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Jan. 7, 2015

Jan. 7, 2015

Pleading / Motion / Brief
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Memorandum and Order

2015 WL 5732117

Sept. 30, 2015

Sept. 30, 2015

Order/Opinion
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15-03491

Opinion

Schuchardt v. The President of the United States

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

839 F.3d 336

Oct. 5, 2016

Oct. 5, 2016

Order/Opinion
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Order

Schuchardt v. Trump

Feb. 4, 2019

Feb. 4, 2019

Order/Opinion
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Opinion

Schuchardt v. President of the United States of America

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

802 Fed.Appx. 69

April 23, 2020

April 23, 2020

Order/Opinion

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Docket

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COMPLAINT against JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS (Filing fee, including Administrative fee, $400, receipt number 3214807), filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet List of Defendants, # 3 Summons President Barack H. Obama, # 4 Summons Adm. Michael S. Rogers, # 5 Summons James B. Comey, Jr., # 6 Summons James R. Clapper) (plh) (Entered: 06/02/2014)

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3 Summons President Barack H. Obama

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5 Summons James B. Comey, Jr.

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6 Summons James R. Clapper

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Summons Issued as to *JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS* (plh)

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SUMMONS/Return of Service Returned Executed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B) (Schuchardt, Elliott) Modified on 7/29/2014. (plh) This document removed from public view and redocketed at Doc. # 3 . (Entered: 07/28/2014)

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SUMMONS/Return of Service Returned Executed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. JAMES R. CLAPPER served on 6/10/2014, answer due 8/11/2014; JAMES B. COMEY served on 6/10/2014, answer due 8/11/2014; BARACK H. OBAMA served on 6/10/2014, answer due 8/11/2014; ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS served on 6/10/2014, answer due 8/11/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B) (plh) (Entered: 07/29/2014)

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Joint MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages Joint Motion to Enlarge Page Limitations and Set Briefing Schedule by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Berman, Marcia) (Entered: 08/06/2014)

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Order on Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages

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ORDER granting in part and denying in part 4 Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages and for extensions of deadlines. The parties' requests regarding the extension of page limitations are denied, and the parties request for extensions of deadlines are granted. Plaintiff's deadline for responding to Defendants' motion to dismiss is extended until 10/14/14, and Defendants' reply is extended until 11/4/14. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 8/6/14. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd)

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Set Deadlines

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Set deadlines: Plaintiff's response to motion due by 10/14/14, Defendants' reply due by 11/4/14. See text Order entered today. (dcd)

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MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM, MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Berman, Marcia) Modified on 8/12/2014. (plh) This document removed from public view SEE Doc. # 7 for corrections. (Entered: 08/11/2014)

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MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM Brief in Support of Defs.' Motion to Dismiss, MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction Brief in Support of Defs.' Motion to Dismiss by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Marcia Berman, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4) (Berman, Marcia) Modified on 8/12/2014. (plh) This document removed from public view and refiled SEE DOC. # 8 for correction. (Entered: 08/11/2014)

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MOTION to Dismiss re 1 Complaint pursuant to Rule 12, by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (plh) (Entered: 08/12/2014)

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BRIEF in Support re 7 Motion to Dismiss pursuant to Rule 12 filed by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Marcia Berman, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4) (plh) (Entered: 08/12/2014)

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AMENDED COMPLAINT against All Defendants, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Greenwald article about Verizon collection, # 2 Exhibit B - Verizon collection order, # 3 Exhibit C - Greenwald article about Prism data collection, # 4 Exhibit D - Slide showing types of stored communications, # 5 Exhibit E - Slide showing acquisition dates of stored communications, # 6 Exhibit F - Slide showing "collect it all" posture, # 7 Exhibit G - Slide showing goal of "collecting it all", # 8 Exhibit H - Slide showing Skydrive collection, # 9 Exhibit I - Slide showing collection outpacing analysis, # 10 Exhibit J - Guardian article showing Snowden statements about ubiquity of collection, # 11 Exhibit K - Snowden press release about universal collection, # 12 Exhibit L - Lavabit statement) (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 09/01/2014)

1 Exhibit A - Greenwald article about Verizon collection

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8 Exhibit H - Slide showing Skydrive collection

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10 Exhibit J - Guardian article showing Snowden statements about ubiquity of collec

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11 Exhibit K - Snowden press release about universal collection

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12 Exhibit L - Lavabit statement

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NOTICE of Withdrawal of 9 Amended Complaint, by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 09/02/2014)

Sept. 2, 2014

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Order on Motion to Dismiss

Sept. 2, 2014

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AMENDED COMPLAINT against All Defendants, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Greenwald article about Verizon collection, # 2 Exhibit B - Verizon collection order, # 3 Exhibit C - Greenwald article about Prism data collection, # 4 Exhibit D - Slide showing types of stored communications, # 5 Exhibit E - Slide showing acquisition dates of stored communications, # 6 Exhibit F - Slide showing "collect it all" posture, # 7 Exhibit G - Slide showing goal of "collecting it all", # 8 Exhibit H - Slide showing Skydrive collection, # 9 Exhibit I - Slide showing collection outpacing analysis, # 10 Exhibit J - Guardian article showing Snowden statements about ubiquity of collection, # 11 Exhibit K - Snowden press release about universal collection, # 12 Exhibit L - Lavabit statement concerning Defendant access to all of its records) (Schuchardt, Elliott) Modified on 9/3/2014 to edit docket text. (ksa) (Entered: 09/02/2014)

1 Exhibit A - Greenwald article about Verizon collection

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4 Exhibit D - Slide showing types of stored communications

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5 Exhibit E - Slide showing acquisition dates of stored communications

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6 Exhibit F - Slide showing "collect it all" posture

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7 Exhibit G - Slide showing goal of "collecting it all"

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8 Exhibit H - Slide showing Skydrive collection

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9 Exhibit I - Slide showing collection outpacing analysis

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10 Exhibit J - Guardian article showing Snowden statements about ubiquity of collec

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11 Exhibit K - Snowden press release about universal collection

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12 Exhibit L - Lavabit statement concerning Defendant access to all of its records

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ORDER. The Court hereby orders that Plaintiff's Amended Complaint (Doc. 11 ) shall be treated an amendment as a matter of course under Federal Rule 15(a)(1)(B). Defendants' current Motion to Dismiss (Doc. 7 ), therefore, is denied as moot. Under Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a)(3), Defendants must respond to the Amended Complaint (Doc. 11 ) by 9/16/14. Finally, the response and reply deadlines regarding the prior Motion to Dismiss are VACATED. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 9/2/14. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd) Modified on 9/3/2014 to correct typo. (ksa)

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Joint MOTION Joint Motion to Set Briefing Schedule re 11 Amended Complaint, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Berman, Marcia) (Entered: 09/08/2014)

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Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief

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ORDER granting 12 Joint Motion to Set a Briefing Schedule. Defendants' renewed Motion to Dismiss is due by 10/20/14; Plaintiff's response is due by 12/8/14; and Defendants' reply is due by 12/22/14. No further extensions will be granted. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 9/8/14. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd)

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Set Deadlines

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Defendants' renewed motion to dismiss due by 10/20/14; response due by 12/8/14; and reply brief due by 12/22/14. See text Order entered today. (dcd)

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MOTION TO DISMISS re: 11 First Amended Complaint by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Berman, Marcia) Modified on 10/21/2014. (plh) (Entered: 10/20/2014)

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BRIEF in Support re 13 Motion to Dismiss re: 11 First Amended Complaint filed by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Maj. Gen. Gregg C. Potter, with Exhibit A, # 2 Declaration of Marcia Berman, # 3 Exhibit 1, # 4 Exhibit 2, # 5 Exhibit 3) (Berman, Marcia) Modified on 10/21/2014. (plh) (Entered: 10/20/2014)

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CLERK'S OFFICE QUALITY CONTROL MESSAGE re 13 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim, 14 Brief in Support of Motion. ERROR: Document incorrectly linked. CORRECTION: Linked to appropriate document. This message is for informational purposes only. (plh)

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MOTION to Take Deposition from Edward Snowden by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 10/23/2014)

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ORDER. Plaintiff's Motion to Take Deposition (Doc. 15 ) is DENIED. There is no indication that the requirements of Federal Rule 26(d)(1) have been satisfied. Even if there was, Plaintiff's stated reasons for seeking discovery are inconsistent with the law. Compare Mot. at pg. 2 para. 8 ("Plaintiff would like to take the deposition of Edward Snowden for purposes of opposing the motion to dismiss, and for use later in the case") with, e.g., Mann v. Brenner, 2010 WL 1220963, *5 (3d Cir. Mar. 30, 2010) ("[a] motion to dismiss pursuant to Rule 12(b)(6) tests the legal sufficiency of a claim, and therefore may be decided on its face," and "the purpose of Rule 12(b)(6) is to streamline[ ] litigation by dispensing with needless discovery and factfinding") (citations to quoted authority omitted). Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 10/23/14. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd)

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Second AMENDED COMPLAINT against All Defendants, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Schuchardt, Elliott) Modified on 11/12/2014. (plh) Modified on 11/12/2014. (plh) This document removed from public view. (Entered: 11/10/2014)

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Order

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ORDER. Plaintiff's purported second amended complaint (Doc. 16 ) is STRICKEN. Plaintiff already has used his amendment as a matter of course under Rule 15(a)(1), and additional amendment requires the opposing party's written consent or leave or court. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a)(2). Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 11/10/14. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd)

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MOTION for Leave to File Amended Complaint. by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Proposed Amended Complaint, # 2 Proposed Order) (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 11/11/2014)

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BRIEF in Opposition re 17 Motion for Leave to File Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Leave to File [Second] Amended Complaint filed by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Berman, Marcia) (Entered: 11/14/2014)

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ORDER granting Plaintiff's Motion (Doc. 17 ) for leave to file second amended complaint, as follows. Plaintiff shall file his second amended complaint by 11/25/14, and absent unforeseen and extraordinary circumstances, no further amendments will be permitted. Although, generally, leave to amend freely is given, this rule cannot be read so broadly as to allow or require the Court and opposing parties to entertain endless requests for amendment. The purpose of Federal Rule 15 is not "to make the complaint 'a moving target,'" Minter v. Prime Equipment Co., 451 F.3d 1196, 1206 (10th Cir. 2006), and any further requests for amendment most likely will raise significant issues regarding undue delay and prejudice. Accordingly, Plaintiff's second amended complaint must make last, best efforts to state any and all allegations and viable claims that Plaintiff intends to pursue in this lawsuit. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 11/19/14. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd)

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Order on Motion for Leave to File

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Second AMENDED COMPLAINT against JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS JAMES R. CLAPPER answer due 12/8/2014; JAMES B. COMEY answer due 12/8/2014; BARACK H. OBAMA answer due 12/8/2014; ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS answer due 12/8/2014, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 11/24/2014)

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MOTION to Dismiss Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint re 19 Amended Complaint, by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Berman, Marcia) (Entered: 12/11/2014)

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BRIEF in Support re 20 Motion to Dismiss, Brief in Support of Defendants' Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint filed by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of M. Berman, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B) (Berman, Marcia) (Entered: 12/11/2014)

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RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION to 20 Motion to Dismiss, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 12/23/2014)

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BRIEF in Opposition re 20 Motion to Dismiss, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - New York Times Article About FISA Court denying bulk collection authority, # 2 Exhibit B - Government's brief in support of application to collect e-mail in bulk through the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, # 3 Exhibit C - Declaration of NSA Program Manager in support of bulk collection of e-mail, # 4 Exhibit D - Opinion of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court denying authority to collect e-mail in bulk, # 5 Exhibit E - Shea Declaration describing scope of metadata collection program, # 6 Exhibit F - Binney Declaration, # 7 Exhibit G - Schuchardt Affidavit) (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 12/23/2014)

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Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply Consent Motion for Extension of Time to File Defendants' Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Berman, Marcia) (Entered: 12/26/2014)

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ORDER granting 24 unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply re 20 MOTION to Dismiss. Defendants' reply now is due by 1/12/15. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 12/30/14. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd)

Dec. 30, 2014

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Order on Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply

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MOTION for Preliminary Injunction by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 01/07/2015)

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BRIEF in Support re 25 Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Verizon Court Order, # 2 Exhibit B - Affidavit of Elliott Schuchardt in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction) (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 01/07/2015)

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Jan. 7, 2015

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ORDER denying without prejudice 25 Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Given the procedural history in this case, Plaintiff cannot establish sufficient imminent and irreparable harm to warrant the adjudication of a preliminary injunction request in advance of the pending Motion to Dismiss. See Dkt. in this case (including stipulated requests for long-extended briefing schedules and Plaintiff's repeated requests for leave to amend). Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 1/8/15. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd)

Jan. 8, 2015

Jan. 8, 2015

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Order on Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Jan. 8, 2015

Jan. 8, 2015

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27

REPLY to Response to Motion re 20 Motion to Dismiss re: 19 Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint filed by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Gilligan, James) Modified on 1/13/2015. (plh) (Entered: 01/12/2015)

Jan. 12, 2015

Jan. 12, 2015

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28

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting 20 Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 9/30/15. (dcd) (Entered: 09/30/2015)

Sept. 30, 2015

Sept. 30, 2015

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29

JUDGMENT ORDER. Consistent with the Memorandum and Order entered today, FINAL JUDGMENT hereby is entered against Plaintiff under Rule 58 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. This case has been marked closed. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 9/30/15. (dcd) (Entered: 09/30/2015)

Sept. 30, 2015

Sept. 30, 2015

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30

NOTICE OF APPEAL as to 28 Order on Motion to Dismiss, 29 Rule 58 Judgment, by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. Filing fee $505, receipt number 0315-3738041. Motion for IFP N/A. Certificate of Appealability N/A. Court Reporter(s): N/A. The Clerk's Office hereby certifies the record and the docket sheet available through ECF to be the certified list in lieu of the record and/or the certified copy of the docket entries. The Transcript Purchase Order form will NOT be mailed to the parties. The form is available on the Court's internet site. (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 10/14/2015)

Oct. 14, 2015

Oct. 14, 2015

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32

DESIGNATION of Record on Appeal by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT re 30 Notice of Appeal,, (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 10/26/2015)

Oct. 26, 2015

Oct. 26, 2015

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CLERK'S OFFICE QUALITY CONTROL MESSAGE re 32 Designation of Record on Appeal. ERROR: Designation of Record. CORRECTION: as Attorney is unable to be reached by phone, he is advised that ALL APPEAL DOCUMENTS MUST BE FILED IN THE USCA - not on DC dockets. This message is for informational purposes only. (PLEASE FORWARD THIS DOCUMENT TO THE USCA) (plh)

Oct. 27, 2015

Oct. 27, 2015

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Quality Control message - Generic Correction

Oct. 27, 2015

Oct. 27, 2015

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33

JUDGMENT OF USCA as to 30 Notice of Appeal, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. The district court hereby VACATED and REMANDED. Mandate will follow. (pdb3) Modified on 10/6/2016. (plh) (Entered: 10/05/2016)

Oct. 5, 2016

Oct. 5, 2016

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34

MOTION to Intervene by JUSTIN CREDICO. (Attachments: # 1 Envelope) (plh) (Entered: 12/13/2016)

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Dec. 13, 2016

Dec. 13, 2016

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35

BRIEF in Support re 34 Motion to Intervene filed by JUSTIN CREDICO. (Attachments: # 1 Envelope) (plh) (Entered: 12/13/2016)

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Dec. 13, 2016

Dec. 13, 2016

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36

MOTION for Leave to File One Copy of All Documents by JUSTIN CREDICO. (Attachments: # 1 Envelope) (plh) (Entered: 12/13/2016)

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Dec. 13, 2016

Dec. 13, 2016

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37

Joint MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 34 MOTION to Intervene (Joint Motion for Extension of Time To File Oppositions to Motion To Intervene) by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Gilligan, James) (Entered: 12/21/2016)

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Dec. 21, 2016

Dec. 21, 2016

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38

MANDATE of USCA as to 30 Notice of Appeal, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. The order of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania entered on September 30, 2015, be and the same is hereby VACATED and REMANDED. (Attachments: # 1 Opinion) (sc3) (Entered: 12/23/2016)

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Dec. 23, 2016

Dec. 23, 2016

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39

ORDER denying 34 Motion to Intervene by Justin Credico. Mr. Credico's Motion, in which he essentially claims and/or admits to engaging in criminal conduct, is legally frivolous. Furthermore, to the extent that Mr. Credico may have an interest in this case, Plaintiff has brought this lawsuit as a class action, and Mr. Credico has failed to demonstrate: (1) why his interest is any different from any other putative class member; or (2) why his presumed interest cannot properly be addressed through the class-action process and/or mechanisms. For all of these reasons, Mr. Credico's Motion to Intervene is DENIED. The other pending Motions affiliated with the intervention-request (Docs. 36 & 37 ) are DENIED AS MOOT. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 12/27/16. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd) Staff note: a copy of this text Order will be sent, via First-Class U.S. Mail, to Mr. Credico's address of record on 12/28/16. (Entered: 12/27/2016)

Dec. 27, 2016

Dec. 27, 2016

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40

MOTION for Reconsideration re 39 Order on Motion to Intervene, Order on Motion for Leave to File, Order on Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply, by JUSTIN CREDICO (Attachments: # 1 Envelope) (plh) Modified on 1/13/2017. (plh) (Entered: 01/13/2017)

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Jan. 13, 2017

Jan. 13, 2017

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41

ORDER denying 40 Justin Credico's Motion for Reconsideration. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 1/13/17. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd) Staff note: a copy of this text Order will be sent, via First-Class U.S. Mail, to Mr. Credico's address of record on 1/17/17. (Entered: 01/13/2017)

Jan. 13, 2017

Jan. 13, 2017

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42

NOTICE OF APPEAL as to 39 Order on Motion to Intervene, Order on Motion for Leave to File, Order on Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply, by JUSTIN CREDICO. Court Reporter(s): none. The Clerk's Office hereby certifies the record and the docket sheet available through ECF to be the certified list in lieu of the record and/or the certified copy of the docket entries. The Transcript Purchase Order form will NOT be mailed to the parties. The form is available on the Court's internet site. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Envelope) (plh) (Entered: 01/27/2017)

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Jan. 27, 2017

Jan. 27, 2017

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43

LETTER from Clerk re 42 Notice of Appeal, Appellant Justin Credico to pay appeal filing fee or submit a motion for leave to appeal in forma pauperis. (plh) (Entered: 01/27/2017)

Jan. 27, 2017

Jan. 27, 2017

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44

ORDER. A Telephonic Status Conference is set for 2/3/17 at 11:30 a.m. before Judge Cathy Bissoon. All participants shall contact the undersigned's Chambers (412.208.7460) on a single telephone line, and counsel for the government is responsible for coordinating the call. The participants shall have their calendars available for scheduling purposes. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 1/31/17. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd) (Entered: 01/31/2017)

Jan. 31, 2017

Jan. 31, 2017

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46

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Cathy Bissoon: Telephone Status Conference held on 2/3/2017. (Court Reporter: None) (jhi) (Entered: 02/03/2017)

Feb. 3, 2017

Feb. 3, 2017

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47

ORDER. Consistent with the discussions at today's Telephonic Status Conference, by 2/10/17, Plaintiff shall notify Chambers whether or not this case will be dismissed based on the information provided to him by the government. In the event that the case will proceed, Defendants' deadline for filing its renewed motion to dismiss is 3/13/17, and Plaintiff's response is due by 7/11/17. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 2/3/17. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd) (Entered: 02/03/2017)

Feb. 3, 2017

Feb. 3, 2017

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48

NOTICE of Appearance by Timothy A. Johnson on behalf of JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Johnson, Timothy) (Entered: 02/03/2017)

Feb. 3, 2017

Feb. 3, 2017

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49

NOTICE of Appearance by Julia A. Berman on behalf of JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Berman, Julia) (Entered: 02/06/2017)

Feb. 6, 2017

Feb. 6, 2017

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50

NOTICE of Appearance by Caroline J. Anderson on behalf of JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Anderson, Caroline) (Entered: 02/07/2017)

Feb. 7, 2017

Feb. 7, 2017

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51

NOTICE of Appearance by Rodney Patton on behalf of JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Patton, Rodney) (Entered: 02/07/2017)

Feb. 7, 2017

Feb. 7, 2017

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52

CERTIFIED ORDER of USCA in lieu of formal MANDATE dismissing the appeal for failure to pay the filing fee as to 42 Notice of Appeal, filed by JUSTIN CREDICO. (cjg3) (Entered: 02/23/2017)

Feb. 23, 2017

Feb. 23, 2017

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53

MOTION for Permissive Joinder and MOTION for Leave to File Complaint Complaint by JUSTIN CREDICO. (Attachments: # 1 Envelope) (jv) Modified on 3/8/2017. (jsp) (Entered: 03/07/2017)

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March 7, 2017

March 7, 2017

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54

ORDER. Mr. Credico's Motion (Doc. 53 ) for permissive joinder and/or to "amend" the complaint will be denied. This individual moved to intervene in the case (Doc. 34 ); the motion was denied, once, and again on reconsideration (Docs. 39 & 41 ); he appealed (Doc. 42 ); and the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit dismissed his appeal (Doc. 52 ). Putative class action-aspects notwithstanding, Mr. Credico is not a primary party to this case, and that issue has been resolved with finality. He does not have standing to invoke rules regarding permissive joinder and/or amendment of the pleadings. Accordingly, his Motion (Doc. 53 ) is DENIED. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 3/8/17. Staff note: On 3/9/17, a copy of this text Order will be sent, via First-Class U.S. Mail, to the return address on Mr. Credico's most recent filing (Federal Detention Center Philadelphia, 700 Arch Street, P.O. Box 562, Philadelphia, PA 19106). Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd) (Entered: 03/08/2017)

March 8, 2017

March 8, 2017

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55

Consent MOTION to Extend Time to File Their Renewed Motion to Dismiss by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachment: # 1 Proposed Order) (Patton, Rodney) Modified on 3/13/2017. (jsp) (Entered: 03/10/2017)

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March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017

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56

ORDER granting 55 Motion to Extend Deadlines. Defendants' deadline for filing its renewed motion to dismiss is extended until 3/15/17, and Plaintiff's response is due by 7/13/17. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 14-705. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd) (Entered: 03/10/2017)

March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017

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57

Renewed MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint for Lack of Jurisdiction by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachment: # 1 Proposed Order) (Patton, Rodney) Modified on 3/16/2017. (jsp) (Entered: 03/15/2017)

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March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017

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58

BRIEF in Support re 57 Defendants' Renewed Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint for Lack of Jurisdiction filed by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5) (Patton, Rodney) Modified on 3/16/2017. (jsp) (Entered: 03/15/2017)

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March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017

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59

ORDER STATISTICALLY CLOSING CASE, FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY. Given the lengthy period of time allowed for Plaintiff to respond to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss, as agreed upon by the parties and approved by the Court (see text Order at Doc. 56), this case will, in the interim, remain administratively closed. Administrative closings comprise a familiar way in which courts remove cases from their active files without final adjudication, and it does not prejudice the rights of the parties in any manner. The case will be reopened upon Plaintiff's next filing regarding the MTD (or before, should either party have reason to so move). Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 3/16/17. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd) (Entered: 03/16/2017)

March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017

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60

MOTION for Reconsideration re 54 Order by JUSTIN CREDICO. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Envelope) (plh) (Entered: 03/21/2017)

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March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017

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61

ORDER denying Doc. 60 Mr. Credico's Motion for reconsideration of the Order (Doc. 54 ) denying his requests for permissive joinder and/or to "amend" the complaint. Recent activity in Mr. Credico's appeal of the intervention-issue notwithstanding, the rules regarding permissive joinder and/or amendment of the pleadings remain unavailable to him based on his present status in this litigation. See, e.g., Jackson v. Waterbury Police Dep't, 2015 WL 5251533, *10 (D. Conn. Sept. 8, 2015) ("Intervention is used by a person who is outside the litigation who wishes to join it[,] whereas permissive joinder is initiated by a person who is already a party to the proceeding who wishes to bring in another party.") (citation to quoted source omitted). Although Mr. Credico obviously remains free to pursue relief before the Circuit regarding the intervention-issue, this Court's rulings regarding permissive joinder and amendment of the pleadings remain unaffected. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 3/21/17. Staff note: On 3/22/17, a copy of this text Order will be sent, via First-Class U.S. Mail, to the return address on Mr. Credico's most recent filing (Federal Detention Center Philadelphia, 700 Arch Street, P.O. Box 562, Philadelphia, PA 19106). (Entered: 03/21/2017)

March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017

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62

AFFIDAVIT in Opposition re 57 Renewed MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint for Lack of Jurisdiction -- Affidavit of William E. Binney filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Resume, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Fairview at a Glance, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Stormbrew, # 4 Exhibit 4 - Blarney Access, # 5 Exhibit 5 - DNI Discovery Options, # 6 Exhibit 6 - Treasuremap) (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 07/05/2017)

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July 5, 2017

July 5, 2017

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63

ORDER REOPENING CASE. In light of Plaintiff's recent filing in Opposition to Defendants' Renewed Motion to Dismiss the Second Amended Complaint for Lack of Jurisdiction (Doc. 62 ), this case is hereby REOPENED. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 7/6/2017. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (kg) (Entered: 07/06/2017)

July 6, 2017

July 6, 2017

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64

AFFIDAVIT in Opposition re 57 Renewed MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint for Lack of Jurisdiction - Affidavit of J. Kirk Wiebe filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 07/08/2017)

July 8, 2017

July 8, 2017

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65

USCA ORDER REINSTATING APPEAL granting Appellant's motion to reopen the appeal as to 42 Notice of Appeal, filed by JUSTIN CREDICO (cjg3) (Entered: 07/10/2017)

July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017

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66

AFFIDAVIT in Opposition re 57 Renewed MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint for Lack of Jurisdiction - Affidavit of Elliott J. Schuchardt filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 07/10/2017)

July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017

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67

RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION to 57 Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 07/10/2017)

July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017

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BRIEF in Opposition to 57 Renewed MOTION to Dismiss Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint for Lack of Jurisdiction, filed by ELLIOTT J. SCHUCHARDT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Guardian Article - DNI calls on Snowden to "return" documents, # 2 Exhibit B - Executive Summary - Review of Unauthorized Disclosures of Former NSA Contractor Edward Snowden) (Schuchardt, Elliott) (Entered: 07/10/2017)

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July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017

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69

Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply in Support of Renewed Motion to Dismiss by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Patton, Rodney) (Entered: 07/14/2017)

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July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017

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ORDER granting 69 Defendants' unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File a Reply. Defendants' reply now is due by 8/16/17. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 7/14/17. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd) (Entered: 07/14/2017)

July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017

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71

Consent MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages in Defendants' Reply in Support of their Renewed Motion to Dismiss by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Patton, Rodney) (Entered: 08/15/2017)

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Aug. 15, 2017

Aug. 15, 2017

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72

ORDER granting 71 Defendants' consented Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages. The page limitation for Defendants' reply brief is enlarged from five to eight pages. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 8/16/17. Text-only entry; no PDF document will issue. This text-only entry constitutes the Order of the Court or Notice on the matter. (dcd) (Entered: 08/16/2017)

Aug. 16, 2017

Aug. 16, 2017

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73

REPLY to Response to Motion re 57 Motion to Dismiss/Lack of Jurisdiction, filed by JAMES R. CLAPPER, JAMES B. COMEY, BARACK H. OBAMA, ADM. MICHAEL S. ROGERS. (Patton, Rodney) (Entered: 08/16/2017)

Aug. 16, 2017

Aug. 16, 2017

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CERTIFIED ORDER of USCA in lieu of formal MANDATE dismissing the appeal for failure to pay the filing fees as to 42 Notice of Appeal, filed by JUSTIN CREDICO. (cjg3) (Entered: 09/06/2017)

Sept. 6, 2017

Sept. 6, 2017

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Case Details

State / Territory: Pennsylvania

Case Type(s):

National Security

Special Collection(s):

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act -- All Matters

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act—Internet Metadata

Key Dates

Filing Date: June 2, 2014

Closing Date: March 2, 2020

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Private individual whose Internet metadata was compromised.

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: Yes

Class Action Sought: Yes

Class Action Outcome: Mooted before ruling

Defendants

National Security Agency (Washington), Federal

Defendant Type(s):

Jurisdiction-wide

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201

FISA Title V order (PATRIOT Act § 215, business records or other tangible things), 50 U.S.C. §§ 1861-1862

Constitutional Clause(s):

Freedom of speech/association

Unreasonable search and seizure

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

General:

Confidentiality

Records Disclosure

Terrorism/Post 9-11 issues

Type of Facility:

Government-run