Connor, B. et al v Patrick, D. CIVIL ACTION NO. 10-30073-WGY

Mary Connaughton Pioneer Institute filed this request with the National Archives and Records Administration - Northeast Region, Boston of the United States of America.
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From: Mary Connaughton

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

The complete case docket for the following case in United States District Court- Massachusetts District:


Complaint filed: April 15, 2010
Decision rendered: November 22, 2013

See link below

Excerpt: “As of October 1, 2010. the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Northeast Region-Boston Federal Records Center in Waltham will no longer provide on-site civil and criminal court case review services to the public. Customers seeking to review civil and criminal court cases will need to contact the court directly to arrange to review the case file at the court.
NARA will continue to provide copies of civil and criminal court case files directly by fax, mail and scan order services. Public customers can contact the NARA research room staff at the phone number listed above, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (excluding Federal holidays) between 8:00am to 2:00pm.”

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Mary Connaughton


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 27, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Nathaniel Wiltzen

Hi Mary,

I'm sorry about the delay in getting back to you. We only have records up
to about 1995 in archives. New records such as this 2010 case (and
dockets) would still be in the custody of the court. Please contact a
clerk of court and see what they

Please give me a call if you have any other questions. My direct line is
(781) 663-0135.

From: Joseph Scanlon

Dear Ms. Connaughton:

Please see attached Letter regarding your FOIA request for access to Civil
Action no. 10-30073-WGY.

Kind regards,
Joseph A. Scanlon
FOIA & Privacy Act Officer
National Archives and Records Administration
Office of the General Counsel
(301) 837-0583