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Case TitleJUDICIAL WATCH, INC. v. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2016cv01679
Date Filed2016-08-17
Date Closed2016-08-18
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffJUDICIAL WATCH, INC.
Case DescriptionJudicial Watch submitted a FOIA request to the Department of State for records concerning the agency's decision to remove from its website and YouTube channel an exchange between Fox News reporter James Rosen and State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki related to Iranian nuclear negotiations. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Judicial Watch filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF STATE
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2016-08-171COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF STATE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4641935) filed by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons State Department, # 3 Summons US Attorney for DC, # 4 Summons US Attorney General)(Aldrich, Jason) (Entered: 08/17/2016)
2016-08-172LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. (Aldrich, Jason) (Entered: 08/17/2016)
2016-08-18Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zsb) (Entered: 08/18/2016)
2016-08-183SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Form)(zsb) (Entered: 08/18/2016)
2016-08-184NOTICE of Voluntary Dismissal by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. (Aldrich, Jason) (Entered: 08/18/2016)
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