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Case TitleCHASE v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00274
Date Filed2017-02-13
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffDENNIS CHASE
Case DescriptionDennis Chase, a federal prisoner, submitted a FOIA request to the U.S. Marshals Service for records about himself. He also submitted a FOIA request to the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys for records about his case. The agencies acknowledged receipt of his requests, but after hearing nothing further from either agency, Chase filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantUNITED STATES OF AMERICA
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantEXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR U.S. ATTORNEYS
DefendantUNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
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2017-02-131COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR U.S. ATTORNEYS, UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA filed by DENNIS CHASE. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(td) (Entered: 02/14/2017)
2017-02-132MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by DENNIS CHASE (td) (Entered: 02/14/2017)
2017-02-133PRISONER ACCOUNT STATEMENT by DENNIS CHASE (td) (Entered: 02/14/2017)
2017-02-134ORDER directing an initial partial filing fee in the amount of $16.84 from Prison Account of DENNIS CHASE and granting MOTION for Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (see order for full details). Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 2/9/17. (td) (Entered: 02/14/2017)
2017-02-155SUMMONS (4) Issued as to EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR U.S. ATTORNEYS, UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (jd) (Entered: 02/15/2017)
2017-02-226RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 2/16/2017. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 3/18/2017.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR U.S. ATTORNEYS served on 2/16/2017; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA served on 2/16/2017, RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 2/16/17. (td) (Entered: 02/23/2017)
2017-03-207ANSWER to 1 Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.(Sroka, Scott) (Entered: 03/20/2017)
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