PLN v. BOP & DOJ (UNICOR), DC, Stipulation and Order, Public Records, 2015
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Case 1:14-cv-00683-ESH Document 34 Filed 06/02/15 Page 1 of 2 UNITED ST ATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (DEF) ) ) ) ) ) PRISON LEGAL NEWS Plaintiff, v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS, et al. Defendants. ____ Civil Action No.: 14-683 (ESH) ) ) ) ) ) STIPULATION AND COURT ORDER Pending before the Court is Plaintiff Prison Legal News' Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF No. 24 ). The parties conferred and now stipulate to the following: 1. For purposes of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that is the subject of the above-captioned case, Defendant Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) will not oppose Plaintiffs request for a public interest fee waiver in this case only; 2. The BOP will not assess fees, including duplication fees, for purposes of processing and producing non-exempt documents in response to Plaintiffs current FOIA request, currently the subject of this litigation; and 3. The parties further stipulate that Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment is moot. 4. The parties also further agree that BOP will pay Plaintiff the amount of $31,384.00 for attorney's fees and costs surrounding Plaintiffs drafting and filing of the said Motion for Summary Judgment. 5. This payment is for resolution of this issue only and is without prejudice to Plaintiff seeking reasonable attorney's fees and costs on any other issue or for the remaining issues of the Complaint as a whole. Within 5 working days of the entry of the Order, BOP will submit the settlement to the BO P's Administration Division for processing of the payment. Payment referred to in paragraph 6, above, shall be made within 60 days of the entry of this Order and may be extended by 30 days with notice to the Plaintiff. Case 1:14-cv-00683-ESH Document 34 Filed 06/02/15 Page 2 of 2 Respectfully Submitted, June 1, 2015 //s- - - - Carl Messineo PARTNERSHIP FOR CIVIL JUSTICE FUND Legal Director 617 Florida Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20001 (202) 232-1180 x201 Counsel for Plaintiff VINCENT H. COHEN, JR. D.C. BAR# 471489 Acting United States Attorney DANIEL F. VAN HORN D.C. BAR# 924092 Chief, Civil Division By: //s _ _ _ _ __ JOHN C. TRUONG D.C. BAR #465901 Assistant United States Attorney 555 4th Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20530 Tel: (202) 252-2524 Fax: (202) 252-2599 E-mail: John.Truong(l~.usdoj.Qov Counsel for Defendant Of counsel: C. Darnell Stroble, Esq. Federal Bureau of Prisons SO ORDERED. ~--d-/"5 (date) Ellen S. Huvelle United States District Judge