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Strunk v DOS - Plaintiff's MOL w NOM for SURREPLY w Declaration and Proposed Order 08 Cv 2234 - 9/22/10

Strunk v DOS - Plaintiff's MOL w NOM for SURREPLY w Declaration and Proposed Order 08 Cv 2234 - 9/22/10

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Plaintiff’sMOLPage1of6
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
---------------------------------------------------x)Christopher-Earl:Strunk
©inesse,
)
593VanderbiltAve.–281BrooklynN.Y.11238
)
Telephone(845)901-6767
)Plaintiff,)v.)
Civil Action No.: 08-2234 (RJL)
)U.S.DEPARTMENTOFSTATEetal.))Defendants.))---------------------------------------------------x
 
PLAINTIFF‘S SURREPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW
IamChristopher-Earl:StrunkinesseselfrepresentedwithoutbeinganattorneywithpermissiongrantedtofilePlaintiff’sSurreplyMemorandumofLawsupplementaltoPlaintiff’sResponseMOLsignedAugust8,2010;andbaseduponPlaintiff’smotionforpermissiontofileaSurreplywithPlaintiff’ssupportingdeclarationsignedSeptember22,2010withtheaffidavitofPhilipHansJacobsenaffirmedSeptember21,2010annexedinregardtothesubjectFOIArequestunreasonableresponsebyDefendantinthedocumentsearch,handlingprocedureandstandardsofcarecontrarytoPublicPolicythatPlaintiffallegesandevidenceshowsisdoneinbadfaith.ThattheCourtmayallowaSurreplyonlytoallowPlaintiff’sreplytonewevidencesubmittedbyDefendantbeyondthatalreadysubmitted.That
 
Plaintiff’sMOLPage2of6
basedupontheJacobsenAffidavitannexedtotheDeclarationinsupportoftheSurreplythatcoincidewiththesametimeframeofPlaintiffsFOIArequestedofStanleyAnnDunhamwithBarackHusseinObamaalsonamedonthosedocumentstooDefendant’sCounselintroducesthreenewissuesastothereasonablenessofthesearchandcharacterizationofputativeevidencefiledwiththecourtJuly29,2010andSeptember16,2010,thatconclusivelyestablishesthatDefendant:
A. Failed to search the paper Index of records as well as theelectronic index of records, see Jacobsen AFF. Page 2 ¶ 7
(1)
.
PlaintiffallegesDefendant(s),atthetimethisentrywasmade,knew,orshouldhaveknown,thatitwasamisquote,andthatitwouldresultinastatementlikelytomisleadthecourt.Defendant(s)furtherhadthehubristoaddemphasistothemisquote.Thequotecorrectlyreads,initsentirety,thefollowing:
“the State Department maintains an electronic index of all passportapplication records created since 1978, and some passportapplication records created between 1962 and 1978."
TheDefendant’swordingdeletedfromthebeginningofthequotationcompletelychangesthemeaningofthequoteandmakesitappearthat
 
1
 
7.
Defendant,referringtoPlaintiff'sownfiling(s)and,morespecificallycitingthisAffiant'spreviousAffidavitquotes@¶5:'JacobsenAff.
[Dkt. #41-21
at
120
(observingthatStatemaintains"somepassportapplicationrecordscreatedbetween1062and1978")(emphasisadded)."
 
 
Plaintiff’sMOLPage3of6
DOShasonlysomepassportapplicationrecordscreatedbetween1962and1978whenthefullquoteactuallyreferstotheelectronicindex.Defendant'sagentsshouldbelookingattheactualpaperrecordsindex,wheretheinformationforpassportsissuedfrom1909to1978,inclusiveofthetimeperiodofthedocumentsrequestedunderthisFOlAaction,willreasonablybefound.
B. Failed to document in the Reply what was described as a "cable,"that was an unsigned document of unknown provenance and hasnever been authenticated a the “Purge”.
InreviewingMr.Galovich'sDeclaration,raisesstrongquestionsandconcernsaboutitscontents.Mr.GalovichistheActingDirectoroftheIPS,whichprocessesFOIAs,andhasbeenemployedby
DOS
since1974.Ifthe"destruction"istobebelieved,surelyhemusthaverunintoorbeenawareofnumeroussimilarrequestswheredocumentswerenotlocatedthatnecessitatedDOSstandardized"boilerplate"responsesclaiminglikeorsimilardestructionnumberinginthehundreds,ifnotthousands,overtheyears.FrommyreadingoftheGAO1981reviewofDOSPassportServices,Ihaveestimatedthatthenumberofrequestsforpassportapplicationsolderthan5yearswasapproximately5,000peryear(15%of34,000)in1979.Therefore,DOS,beforeimplementingthis"project,"knewtheywouldhavehundredsifnotthousandsofrequestseachyearfor

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