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Case TitleCAUSE OF ACTION INSTITUTE v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00382
Date Filed2017-03-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffCAUSE OF ACTION INSTITUTE
Case DescriptionCause of Action Institute submitted three FOIA requests to the IRS for records concerning certain IRS policies. Cause of Action Institute also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests and took a 10-day extension for each, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Cause of Action Institute filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
DefendantINTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
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2017-03-031COMPLAINT against INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4862752) filed by CAUSE OF ACTION INSTITUTE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Civil Cover Sheet, # 9 Summons Treasury, # 10 Summons IRS, # 11 Summons AG, # 12 Summons Clerk)(Valvo, Russel) (Entered: 03/03/2017)
2017-03-032Corporate Disclosure Statement by CAUSE OF ACTION INSTITUTE. (Valvo, Russel) (Entered: 03/03/2017)
2017-03-03Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (sth) (Entered: 03/03/2017)
2017-03-033SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(sth) (Entered: 03/03/2017)
2017-03-034NOTICE of Appearance by Lee A. Steven on behalf of CAUSE OF ACTION INSTITUTE (Steven, Lee) (Entered: 03/03/2017)
2017-03-155RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY served on 3/10/2017 (Steven, Lee) (Entered: 03/15/2017)
2017-03-156RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE served on 3/9/2017 (Steven, Lee) (Entered: 03/15/2017)
2017-03-157RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 03/10/2017. (Steven, Lee) (Entered: 03/15/2017)
2017-03-158RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 3/13/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 4/12/2017. (Steven, Lee) (Entered: 03/15/2017)
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