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Case TitleCITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00478
Date Filed2017-03-16
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffCITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON
Case DescriptionCitizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning communications between FBI agents and former FBI assistant director James Kallstrom. The FBI issued a Glomar response, neither confirming nor denying the existence of records. CREW filed an administrative appeal. The Office of Information Policy upheld the FBI's decision and CREW filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2017-03-161COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4877650) filed by CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons U.S. Attorney, # 3 Summons U.S. Dep't of Justice, # 4 Summons Attorney General)(Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 03/16/2017)
2017-03-162LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON (Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 03/16/2017)
2017-03-16Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (sb) (Entered: 03/16/2017)
2017-03-163SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Form)(sb) (Entered: 03/16/2017)
2017-04-244RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 3/24/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 4/23/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Postage Receipts)(Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 04/24/2017)
2017-04-245RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 4/17/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 5/17/2017. (Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 04/24/2017)
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