Case: American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security

3:18-cv-04105 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Filed Date: July 10, 2018

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Case Summary

In December 2017, the ACLU of Northern California submitted a request to the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking documents related to the agency's use of a private contractor known as G4S Secure Solutions to restrain, process, and transport immigration detainees. G4S had reportedly been involved in instances of assault and neglect against detainees in their custody, including a 2014 incident during which a detainee died. The ACLU specifically sought r…

In December 2017, the ACLU of Northern California submitted a request to the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking documents related to the agency's use of a private contractor known as G4S Secure Solutions to restrain, process, and transport immigration detainees. G4S had reportedly been involved in instances of assault and neglect against detainees in their custody, including a 2014 incident during which a detainee died. The ACLU specifically sought records regarding the policies and procedures used by G4S and the manner in which the company was awarded its contracts with the government, totaling in excess of $200 million. The agency did not provide the records to the ACLU.

On July 10, 2018, the ACLU filed this suit against Immigrations and Customs Enforcement under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The ACLU, represented by private counsel and in-house attorneys, sought declaratory and injunctive relief. Specifically, they sought an order directing the defendant to release the requested records; a declaration that the defendant's refusal to provide the records was illegal; and attorneys' fees. The case was assigned to Magistrate Judge Laura Beeler.

The parties began filing case management updates shortly after filing the suit. Magistrate Judge Beeler put a minute entry into the record on March 8, 2019 asking the plaintiffs to provide a narrowed version of their FOIA request within a week. Subsequent case management statements showed that the plaintiffs submitted a narrower request within the deadline, though a June 13, 2019 case management statement from the ACLU indicated that the plaintiffs were concerned that the defendants would not process the revised requests in a timely manner.

On June 26, 2019, the court received notice of a possibly related case from G4S, Liborio Ramos v. G4S Secure Solutions, 19-cv-02757 in N.D. Cal. This new case was filed by a private citizen represented by the ACLU alleging assault, battery, negligence, and negligent infliction of emotional distress in ICE custody via G4S. The defendants resisted relating the two cases, but Magistrate Judge Beeler filed an order relating the two cases on July 8, 2019.

Document production continued after the cases were combined. In a September 26, 2019 case management conference, Magistrate Judge Beeler ordered the defendant to increase production of documents from 500 a month to 750 a month. COVID-19 moved document production and further case management conferences online in late March. A May 7, 2020 case management report shows difficulty in getting monthly document productions over to the plaintiffs in March and April, but the defendants promised to work with the plaintiffs to figure out the cause of the issue. Production is ongoing.

Summary Authors

Nathaniel Flack (10/4/2018)

Ellen Aldin (6/24/2020)

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People

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Judge(s)

Beeler, Laurel (California)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Chatterjee, Indra Neel (California)

Chen, Ian (California)

Crook, Jamie Lorraine (California)

Els, Andrea Scripa (Massachusetts)

Freeman, William S. (California)

Freeman [inactive], William S (California)

Hyde, Hayes P. (California)

Mass, Julia Harumi (California)

Ong, Andrew Shichen (California)

Judge(s)

Beeler, Laurel (California)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Chatterjee, Indra Neel (California)

Chen, Ian (California)

Crook, Jamie Lorraine (California)

Els, Andrea Scripa (Massachusetts)

Freeman, William S. (California)

Freeman [inactive], William S (California)

Hyde, Hayes P. (California)

Mass, Julia Harumi (California)

Ong, Andrew Shichen (California)

Scripa, Andrea L. (New York)

Talla, Vasudha (New York)

Vu, Hong-An (California)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Anderson, David Lloyd (California)

Brakebill, Kenneth Warren (California)

Dorny, A. Louis (California)

Molinari, Gioconda R. (California)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket [PACER]

American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

May 18, 2020 Docket
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Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552

American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement

July 10, 2018 Complaint
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Updated Joint Case Management Statement

May 7, 2020 Pleading / Motion / Brief

Resources

Title Description External URL

ACLU Foundation of Northern California v. ICE (Detainee Transport)

American Civil Liberties Union

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on July 10, 2018 demanding records related to the treatment of immigration detai… July 29, 2018 https://www.aclunc.org/our-work/legal-docket/aclu-foundation-northern-california-v-ice-detainee-transport

Liborio Ramos v. G4S Secure Solutions (Detainee Transport)

American Civil Liberties Union

In July 2018, the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit demanding records related to the treatment of immigrants detained … May 15, 2019 https://www.aclunc.org/our-work/legal-docket/liborio-ramos-v-g4s-secure-solutions-detainee-transport

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/7397419/american-civil-liberties-union-of-northern-california-v-us-department-of/

Last updated May 11, 2022, 8 p.m.

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COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Under the Freedom of Information Act against U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0971-12497861.). Filed byAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet)(Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 7/10/2018) Modified on 7/10/2018 (fabS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 07/10/2018)

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5 Civil Cover Sheet

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July 10, 2018 RECAP
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Proposed Summons. (Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)

July 10, 2018 PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Andrew Shichen Ong (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)

July 10, 2018 PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Hayes Phillips Hyde (Hyde, Hayes) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)

July 10, 2018 PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Hong-An Vu (Vu, Hong-An) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)

July 10, 2018 PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Ian Chen (Chen, Ian) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)

July 10, 2018 PACER
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Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler. Counsel for plaintiff or the removing party is responsible for serving the Complaint or Notice of Removal, Summons and the assigned judge's standing orders and all other new case documents upon the opposing parties. For information, visit E-Filing A New Civil Case at http://cand.uscourts.gov/ecf/caseopening.Standing orders can be downloaded from the court's web page at www.cand.uscourts.gov/judges. Upon receipt, the summons will be issued and returned electronically. Counsel is required to send chambers a copy of the initiating documents pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7). A scheduling order will be sent by Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) within two business days. Consent/Declination due by 7/24/2018. (srnS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)

July 10, 2018 PACER
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Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 10/4/2018. Initial Case Management Conference set for 10/11/2018 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom C, 15th Floor. (fabS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)

July 10, 2018 PACER
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Summons Issued as to U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (fabS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)

July 10, 2018 PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Vasudha Talla (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)

July 10, 2018 PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Julia Harumi Mass (Mass, Julia) (Filed on 7/10/2018) (Entered: 07/10/2018)

July 10, 2018 PACER
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MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice ( Filing fee $ 310, receipt number 0971-12502511.) filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Els, Andrea) (Filed on 7/11/2018) (Entered: 07/11/2018)

July 11, 2018 PACER
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Order by Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler granting 12 Motion for Pro Hac Vice. Attorney Andrea S. Els representing Plaintiffs. (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/11/2018) (Entered: 07/12/2018)

July 11, 2018 PACER
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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California re 3 Notice of Appearance, 1 Complaint, 9 Summons Issued as to USA, 6 Notice of Appearance, 4 Notice of Appearance, 5 Notice of Appearance (Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 7/16/2018) (Entered: 07/16/2018)

July 16, 2018 PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Gioconda R. Molinari (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 7/17/2018) (Entered: 07/17/2018)

July 17, 2018 PACER
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CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement.. (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 7/20/2018) (Entered: 07/20/2018)

July 20, 2018 PACER
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CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California.. (Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 7/20/2018) (Entered: 07/20/2018)

July 20, 2018 PACER
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STIPULATION to Respond to Complaint filed by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 7/26/2018) (Entered: 07/26/2018)

July 26, 2018 PACER
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ANSWER to Complaint byU.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 9/6/2018) (Entered: 09/06/2018)

Sept. 6, 2018 RECAP
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ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b) of discussion of ADR options (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 9/21/2018) (Entered: 09/21/2018)

Sept. 21, 2018 PACER
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ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b) of discussion of ADR options (By Parties And Counsel) (Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 9/21/2018) (Entered: 09/21/2018)

Sept. 21, 2018 PACER
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Certificate of Interested Entities by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 9/26/2018) (Entered: 09/26/2018)

Sept. 26, 2018 PACER

Set/Reset Hearing Initial Case Management Conference set for 11/1/2018 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. The court has a scheduling conflict with the initial CMC on 10/11/2018 and resets it to 11/1/2018 at 11:00 a.m. (Beeler, Laurel) (Filed on 9/29/2018)

Sept. 29, 2018 PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Jamie Lorraine Crook (Crook, Jamie) (Filed on 10/25/2018) (Entered: 10/25/2018)

Oct. 25, 2018 PACER
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CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT (Joint) filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 10/25/2018) (Entered: 10/25/2018)

Oct. 25, 2018 RECAP
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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler: Initial Case Management Conference held on 11/1/2018. Parties are to confer within two weeks and to include agency counsel in the conference to identify an approach to document production. Further Case Management Conference set for 1/17/2019 at 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. Case Management Statement due by 1/10/2019. Total Time in Court: 22 minutes. Not Reported. Plaintiff's Attorneys: Vasudha Talla and Indra Chatterjee. Defendant's Attorney: Gioconda Molinari. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 11/1/2018) (Entered: 11/02/2018)

Nov. 1, 2018 PACER
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STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER TO CONTINUE CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE AND DEADLINE FOR CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT filed by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 1/2/2019) (Entered: 01/02/2019)

Jan. 2, 2019 PACER
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Order by Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler granting in part 26 Stipulation To Continue Case Management Conference and Deadline for Case Management Statement. Further Case Management Conference previously set for 1/17/2019 is reset to 2/14/2019 at 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. Case Management Statement due by 2/7/2019. (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/3/2019) (Entered: 01/03/2019)

Jan. 3, 2019 PACER
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CLERK'S NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE TIME: The court advances the start time of the CMC set for 2/14/2019 from 11:00 to 9:30 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/6/2019) (Entered: 02/06/2019)

Feb. 6, 2019 PACER
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CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT (Joint) filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment A)(Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 2/7/2019) (Entered: 02/07/2019)

1 Attachment A

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Feb. 7, 2019 PACER
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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler: Further Case Management Conference held on 2/14/2019. The court asks agency counsel to file some representation in the form of a letter of the agency burden by 2/28/2019. Further Case Management Conference Call set for 3/8/2019 at 10:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. The court will circulate a call-in number separately.Total Time in Court: 9 minutes. Not Reported. Plaintiff's Attorneys: Andrew Ong, Vasudha Talla and Jamie Crook. Defendant's Attorney: Gioconda Molinari. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 2/14/2019) (Entered: 02/15/2019)

Feb. 14, 2019 PACER
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RESPONSE re 29 Case Management Statement, 30 Case Management Conference - Further,,,, Set Deadlines/Hearings,,, Defendant's Declaration Regarding Burden by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of ICE Deputy FOIA Officer Toni Fuentes)(Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 2/28/2019) (Entered: 02/28/2019)

1 Declaration of ICE Deputy FOIA Officer Toni Fuentes

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Feb. 28, 2019 PACER
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CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT (Joint) filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Attachments: # 1 Plaintiff's Attachment A)(Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 3/1/2019) (Entered: 03/01/2019)

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March 1, 2019 PACER
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CLERK'S NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE CALL: Further Case Management Conference set for 3/8/2019 at 10:00 AM is reset to 11:00 AM. The call-in information remains the same. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/7/2019) (Entered: 03/07/2019)

March 7, 2019 PACER

Clerk's Notice

March 7, 2019 PACER
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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler: Further Case Management Conference held on 3/8/2019. The court held a case-management conference. The plaintiffs will give the defendants a narrowed version of their FOIA request (as specific as possible) within a week. The government will confer with the client and within a week of receipt, will update the plaintiffs about any proposed narrowing and the time period for collection of the records. After the time period for collection of the records has lapsed, the government will update the plaintiffs about the volume of records collected and propose a time period for producing that information. If the request is sufficiently narrow, this may allow production to the plaintiffs by May. Thereafter, the parties will confer about a timeline for further narrowed requests or the production of a Vaughn index (and will discuss whether the agency might produce a rolling Vaughn index based on the plaintiffs' prioritization of certain productions). As a calendaring device, the court sets a further case-management conference for June 20, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. and directs the parties to file an updated case-management statement by June 13, 2019. The parties may adjust this case-management conference by stipulation (and may request an earlier conference if it would be helpful). (Not Reported). Further Case Management Conference set for 6/20/2019 at 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. Case Management Statement due by 6/13/2019. Plaintiff's Attorneys: Vasudha Talla, Jaime Crook (Phone) and Andrew Ong (Phone). Defendant's Attorney: Gioconda Molinari. Also appearing by phone: Kristin Brudy-Everett and Kishore Khan. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 3/8/2019) (Entered: 03/08/2019)

March 8, 2019 PACER

~Util - Set Deadlines/Hearings

March 8, 2019 PACER

Case Management Conference - Further

March 8, 2019 PACER
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JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Attachments: # 1 Plaintiff's Attachment A)(Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 6/13/2019) (Entered: 06/13/2019)

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June 13, 2019 PACER
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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler: Further Case Management Conference held on 6/20/2019. Further Case Management Conference set for 9/26/2019 at 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. Case Management Statement due by 9/19/2019.Total Time in Court: 13 minutes. Not Reported. Plaintiff's Attorneys: Andrew Ong and Jaime Crook. Defendant's Attorney: Gioconda Molinari. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 6/20/2019) (Entered: 06/25/2019)

June 20, 2019 PACER

~Util - Set Deadlines/Hearings

June 25, 2019 PACER

Case Management Conference - Further

June 25, 2019 PACER
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NOTICE by G4S Secure Solutions (USA), Inc. Notice of Related Case Pursuant to Civil L.R. 3-12 to be filed in Case No 3:18-cv-04105; Administrative Motion to Consider Whether Cases Should be Related Pursuant to Civil L. R 7-11 (Dorny, A.) (Filed on 6/26/2019) (Entered: 06/26/2019)

June 26, 2019 PACER
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RESPONSE re 37 Notice (Other), (Plaintiffs' Response to Notice of Related Case and Administrative Motion to Consider Whether Cases Should Be Related) by Floricel Liborio Ramos, Maria de Jesus Medina Ramirez, Maria Valdovinos Diaz, Yolanda Vallejo Medrano. (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 6/28/2019) (Entered: 06/28/2019)

June 28, 2019 PACER
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RESPONSE re 37 Notice (Other), (Plaintiff's Response to Notice of Related Case and Administrative Motion to Consider Whether Cases Should Be Related) by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 6/28/2019) (Entered: 06/28/2019)

June 28, 2019 PACER
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RESPONSE re 37 Notice (Other), FEDERAL DEFENDANT'S OPPOSITION TO ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO CONSIDER WHETHER CASES 18-4105-LB and 19-2757-JD SHOULD BE RELATED by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Molinari, Gioconda) (Filed on 6/28/2019) (Entered: 06/28/2019)

June 28, 2019 PACER
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REPLY IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR RELATED CASE by G4S Secure Solutions (USA), Inc. (Dorny, A.) (Filed on 7/5/2019) Modified on 7/8/2019 (fabS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 07/05/2019)

July 5, 2019 RECAP
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ORDER RELATING CASE. The Court finds that the cases are related: C18-4105 LB and C19-2757 JD. Signed by Judge Laurel Beeler on 07/08/2019. (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/8/2019) (Entered: 07/08/2019)

July 8, 2019 RECAP
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NOTICE of Substitution of Counsel by Kenneth Warren Brakebill (Brakebill, Kenneth) (Filed on 9/10/2019) (Entered: 09/10/2019)

Sept. 10, 2019 PACER
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CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT (Joint) filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 9/19/2019) (Entered: 09/19/2019)

Sept. 19, 2019 PACER
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CLERK'S NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE TIME: Further Case Management Conference set for 9/26/2019 at 11:00 AM is reset to 9:30 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/23/2019) (Entered: 09/23/2019)

Sept. 23, 2019 PACER

Clerk's Notice

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NOTICE of Change In Counsel by Vasudha Talla (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 9/23/2019) (Entered: 09/23/2019)

Sept. 23, 2019 PACER
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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler: Further Case Management Conference held on 9/26/2019. Court orders production increased to 750-pages per month to commence in October. Parties will confer and update the court in one week regarding Magistrate Judge preference for settlement conference. Scheduling order to issue in CV 19-2757. (Not Reported). Plaintiffs' Attorneys: Indra Chatterjee, Vasudha Talla and Hayes Hyde. Defendants' Attorneys: Kenneth Brakebill (US Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement) and Louis Dorny (G4S Secure Solutions (USA), Inc.). (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 9/27/2019) (Entered: 09/27/2019)

Sept. 27, 2019 PACER

Case Management Conference - Further

Sept. 27, 2019 PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by William S. Freeman (Freeman, William) (Filed on 1/9/2020) (Entered: 01/09/2020)

Jan. 9, 2020 PACER
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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler: Further Case Management Conference held on 1/23/2020. Further Case Management Conference is continued along with related case 3:18-cv-04105-LB. (Not Reported). Further Case Management Conference set for 3/19/2020 at 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. Case Management Statement due by 3/12/2020. Plaintiffs' Attorneys: Andrew Ong and William Freeman. Defendant's Attorney: A. Louis Dorny. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 1/23/2020) (Entered: 01/23/2020)

Jan. 23, 2020 PACER

~Util - Set Deadlines/Hearings

Jan. 23, 2020 PACER

Case Management Conference - Further

Jan. 23, 2020 PACER
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NOTICE by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel Andrea L. Scripa (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 2/6/2020) (Entered: 02/06/2020)

Feb. 6, 2020 PACER
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CLERK'S NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE TIME: Further Case Management Conference set for 3/19/2020 at 11:00 AM is reset to 9:30 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/7/2020) (Entered: 02/07/2020)

Feb. 7, 2020 PACER

Clerk's Notice

Feb. 7, 2020 PACER
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UPDATED JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 3/11/2020) Modified on 3/11/2020 (gbaS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 03/11/2020)

March 11, 2020 PACER
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CLERK'S NOTICE RE: MARCH 19, 2020 HEARING: Through at least April 17, 2020, the court will not have any in-person civil case-management conferences or civil motions hearings and instead will have telephonic appearances. For motions hearings, the court is open to hearings by Skype for Business or Google Hangouts (because for now, the court cannot host conferences by Zoom). (This latter approach requires IT staff to provide the court with a web cam so there may be some delay.) Telephonic appearances generally are by CourtCall, but the court also circulates the following conference number, which can accommodate up to 200 people and allow the equivalent of a public hearing by telephone: Dial In: 877-336-1839 Access Code: 8191201# Security Code: 200319# (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/16/2020) (Entered: 03/16/2020)

March 16, 2020 PACER

Clerk's Notice

March 16, 2020 PACER
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CLERK'S NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE: Given the current productions seem on track, the court continues the CMC, previously set for 3/19/2020, to 5/14/2020 at 11:00 a.m. and directs a short update by 5/7/2020. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/17/2020) (Entered: 03/17/2020)

March 17, 2020 PACER

Clerk's Notice

March 17, 2020 PACER
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CLERK'S NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE TIME: Further Case Management Conference set for 5/14/2020 at 11:00 AM is reset to 9:30 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/3/2020) (Entered: 04/03/2020)

April 3, 2020 PACER

Clerk's Notice

April 3, 2020 PACER
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CLERK'S NOTICE RE: CALL-IN INFORMATION FOR CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE: Below is the call-in information for the CMC set for 5/14/2020 at 9:30 AM.Dial In: 877-336-1839Access Code: 8191201 (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/29/2020) (Entered: 04/29/2020)

April 29, 2020 PACER

Clerk's Notice

April 29, 2020 PACER
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JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT Updated filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 5/7/2020) (Entered: 05/07/2020)

May 7, 2020 PACER

Clerk's Notice

May 7, 2020 PACER
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CLERK'S NOTICE SETTING ZOOM WEBINAR CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE ON 5/14/2020. ADVANCE REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPATING COUNSEL REQUIRED -- SEE BELOW. The case management conference set in this case on 5/14/2020 at 9:30 AM will be held by Zoom Webinar. Pre-registration by counsel with the clerk in advance of the hearing must be done by sending a list of names & emails of participating counsel to lbcrd@cand.uscourts.gov no later than noon on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81927000591?pwd=Q2tVTmtLbElVa2ZOMmQ1Z3VaVmN0UT09Password: 813653Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13462487799,,81927000591# or +16699006833,,81927000591# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 819 2700 0591 Password: 813653 International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kicMGgohqOr an H.323/SIP room system: H.323: 162.255.37.11 (US West) or 162.255.36.11 (US East) Meeting ID: 819 2700 0591 Password: 813653 SIP: 81927000591@zoomcrc.com Password: 813653 (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/7/2020) (Entered: 05/07/2020)

May 7, 2020 PACER
59

CLERK'S NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE: Given the parties' update, the court continues the CMC to July 23, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. and directs a short update by July 15, 2020. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/8/2020) (Entered: 05/08/2020)

May 8, 2020 PACER

Clerk's Notice

May 8, 2020 PACER
60

NOTICE by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel Jamie L. Crook (Freeman, William) (Filed on 5/18/2020) (Entered: 05/18/2020)

May 18, 2020 PACER
61

CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT (Joint) filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 7/15/2020) (Entered: 07/15/2020)

July 15, 2020 PACER
62

CLERK'S NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE: Per the parties' joint request, ECF No. 61, the court continues the 7/23/2020 case-management conference to 2/11/2021 at 11:00 AM The parties' joint case-management statement is due on 2/4/2021. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/16/2020) (Entered: 07/16/2020)

July 16, 2020 PACER

Clerk's Notice

July 16, 2020 PACER
63

CLERKS NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE TIME. Further Case Management Conference set for 2/11/2021 at 11:00 AM is reset to 9:30 AM in San Francisco - Videoconference Only. This proceeding will be held via a Zoom webinar.Webinar Access: All counsel, members of the public, and media may access the webinar information at https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/lb General Order 58. Persons gran ted access to court proceedings held by telephone or videoconference are reminded that photographing, recording, and rebroadcasting of court proceedings, including screenshots or other visual copying of a hearing, is absolutely prohibited.Zoom Guidance and Setup: https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/zoom/. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/28/2020) (Entered: 12/28/2020)

Dec. 28, 2020 PACER

Clerk's Notice Setting Zoom Hearing

Dec. 28, 2020 PACER
64

CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT (Joint Case Management Statement and Joint Request for Continuance) filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Ong, Andrew) (Filed on 2/4/2021) (Entered: 02/04/2021)

Feb. 4, 2021 PACER
65

CLERK'S NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE: As the parties request, and in light of the settlement, the court continues the CMC to 5/20/2021 at 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor and directs an update by 5/13/20201. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/5/2021) (Entered: 02/05/2021)

Feb. 5, 2021 PACER

Clerk's Notice

Feb. 5, 2021 PACER
66

CLERKS NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE TIME. Further Case Management Conference set for 5/20/2021 at 11:00 AM is reset to 9:30 AM in San Francisco - Videoconference Only. This proceeding will be held via a Zoom webinar.Webinar Access: All counsel, members of the public, and media may access the webinar information at https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/lb General Order 58. Persons gran ted access to court proceedings held by telephone or videoconference are reminded that photographing, recording, and rebroadcasting of court proceedings, including screenshots or other visual copying of a hearing, is absolutely prohibited.Zoom Guidance and Setup: https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/zoom/. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.)< /i> (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/2/2021) (Entered: 03/02/2021)

March 2, 2021 PACER

Clerk's Notice Setting Zoom Hearing

March 2, 2021 PACER
67

JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Chatterjee, Indra) (Filed on 5/11/2021) (Entered: 05/11/2021)

May 11, 2021 RECAP
68

CLERK'S NOTICE RESETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE: Further Case Management Conference previously set for 5/20/2021 is reset to 8/5/2021 at 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. Case Management Statement due by 7/30/2021. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/11/2021) (Entered: 05/11/2021)

May 11, 2021 PACER

Clerk's Notice

May 11, 2021 PACER
69

CLERKS NOTICE SETTING ZOOM HEARING. Further Case Management Conference set for 8/5/2021 at 9:30 AM in San Francisco - Videoconference Only. This proceeding will be held via a Zoom webinar.Webinar Access: All counsel, members of the public, and media may access the webinar information at https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/lb General Order 58. Persons granted access to court proceedings held by telephone or videoconference are reminded that photographing, recording, and rebroadcasting of court proceedings, including screenshots or other visual copying of a hearing, is absolutely prohibited.Zoom Guidance and Setup: https://www.cand.uscourts.gov/zoom/. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/1 2/2021) (Entered: 07/12/2021)

July 12, 2021 PACER

Clerk's Notice Setting Zoom Hearing

July 12, 2021 PACER
70

STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER RE REQUEST FOR CONTINUANCE OF CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE filed by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Brakebill, Kenneth) (Filed on 7/28/2021) (Entered: 07/28/2021)

July 28, 2021 PACER
71

Order by Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler granting 70 Stipulation for Continuance of Case Management Conference. Further Case Management Conference previously set for 8/5/2021 is reset to 10/14/2021 at 11:00 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom B, 15th Floor. Case Management Statement due by 10/7/2021. (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/28/2021) (Entered: 07/28/2021)

July 28, 2021 PACER

Clerk's Notice Setting Zoom Hearing

Sept. 17, 2021 PACER

Clerk's Notice AND Clerk's Notice Setting Zoom Hearing

Oct. 4, 2021 PACER
74

Stipulation and Proposed Order

Oct. 28, 2021 PACER
75

Order on Stipulation

Oct. 28, 2021 PACER
76

Stipulation and Proposed Order

Jan. 26, 2022 PACER
77

Order on Stipulation

Jan. 27, 2022 PACER

State / Territory: California

Case Type(s):

Immigration and/or the Border

Special Collection(s):

Trump Administration FOIA cases

Key Dates

Filing Date: July 10, 2018

Case Ongoing: Yes

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

ACLU of Northern California

Plaintiff Type(s):

Non-profit NON-religious organization

Attorney Organizations:

ACLU Affiliates (any)

ACLU of Northern California

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, Federal

Defendant Type(s):

Law-enforcement

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: None Yet / None

Nature of Relief:

None yet

Source of Relief:

None yet

Issues

General:

Assault/abuse by staff

Conditions of confinement

Incident/accident reporting & investigations

Over/Unlawful Detention

Pattern or Practice

Records Disclosure

Type of Facility:

Government-run

Immigration/Border:

Detention - conditions