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Case TitleJUDICIAL WATCH, INC. v. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00397
Date Filed2017-03-06
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffJUDICIAL WATCH, INC.
Case DescriptionJudicial Watch submitted a FOIA request to the CIA for records concerning the investigation of Michael Flynn for his contact with the Russian ambassador. Judicial Watch submitted the same request to the FBI and to the Department of Treasury. The FBI and Treasury acknowledged receipt of the request, while the CIA did not. However, after hearing nothing further from either agency, Judicial Watch filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantCENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
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2017-03-061COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4865702) filed by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons CIA, # 3 Summons DOJ, # 4 Summons DOT, # 5 Summons US Attorney for the District of Columbia, # 6 Summons US Attorney General)(Peterson, James) (Entered: 03/06/2017)
2017-03-062LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. (Peterson, James) (Entered: 03/06/2017)
2017-03-06Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (sth) (Entered: 03/07/2017)
2017-03-073SUMMONS (5) Issued Electronically as to CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons)(sth) Modified: Summons 4 erroneously filed. 3/8/2017 (jd). (Entered: 03/07/2017)
2017-03-084SUMMONS (1) Issued as to U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia (Attachment: # 1 Consent Forms)(jd) (Entered: 03/08/2017)
2017-03-165RETURN 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.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 3/13/2017., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. All Defendants (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Cristina Rotaru)(Peterson, James) (Entered: 03/16/2017)
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