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Case TitleE.G. v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00425
Date Filed2017-03-09
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Royce C. Lamberth
PlaintiffE.G.
Case DescriptionE.G. testified at the request of the Air Force at a discharge hearing at Elgin Air Force Base concerning charges of sexual assault committed by Sgt. John Broome. The board decided to allow Broome to continue in the Air Force. E.G. then submitted a FOIA request to the Air Force for records concerning the board's proceedings concerning Broome. The Air Force disclosed E.G.'s own testimony, but claimed the rest of the records were protected by Exemption 5 (privileges) and Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy). E.G. filed an administrative appeal. The Air Force agreed that Exemption 5 did not apply, but that the records were still exempt under Exemption 6. E.G. then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Exemption 6 - Invasion of privacy, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE SAF/CGA
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 2
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2017-03-091MOTION To Use Pseudonym and Place Case Under Seal by E.G. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(jf) (Entered: 03/10/2017)
2017-03-092ORDER granted-in-part 1 MOTION To Use Pseudonym and Place Case Under Seal; further ordered, plaintiff may proceed under a pseudonym at this time; further ordered, Complaint bearing plaintiff's full name, and the exhibits are sealed. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 03/09/2017. (see order for full detail) (jf) (Entered: 03/10/2017)
2017-03-093COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 4616083464) filed by E.G.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A (redacted), # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Exhibit Sealed Complaint, # 4 Exhibit B (sealed)) (jf). (Entered: 03/10/2017)
2017-03-104MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Peter J. Coote, :Firm- Pennoni Associates, Inc., :Address- 3001 Market Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Phone No. - 215-254-7857. Fee Status: Fee Paid. receipt number 4616083481 by E.G. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(zrdj) (Entered: 03/13/2017)
2017-03-205ORDER granting 4 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Judge Royce C. Lamberth on 3/20/17. (zlsj) (Entered: 03/20/2017)
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