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Case TitleRobert Beard, et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
DistrictEastern District of Louisiana
CityNew Orleans
Case Number2:2017cv02668
Date Filed2017-03-29
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon
PlaintiffRobert Beard
PlaintiffCarolyn Milton
PlaintiffGarry Lewis
PlaintiffLivingston Town, LA
Case DescriptionRobert Beard and several neighbors submitted FOIA requests to the Army Corps of Engineers concerning access to water. The agency did not respond and Beard filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
DefendantU.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District
Complaint attachment 1
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2017-03-291COMPLAINT against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 053L-6054334) filed by Robert Beard. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)Attorney Joshua M. Lewis added to party Robert Beard(pty:pla).(Lewis, Joshua) Modified text on 4/3/2017 (jls). (Entered: 03/29/2017)
2017-03-302Initial Case Assignment to Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon and Magistrate Judge Janis van Meerveld. (jeg) (Entered: 03/30/2017)
2017-03-303Amendment/Supplement to Document by All Plaintiffs re 1 Complaint, with attached exhibits (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5a, # 6 Exhibit 5b, # 7 Exhibit 6)(Lewis, Joshua) (Entered: 03/30/2017)
2017-04-034Request of Summons Issued as to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers filed by All Plaintiffs re 1 Complaint,. (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(Lewis, Joshua) (Entered: 04/03/2017)
2017-04-045Summons Issued as to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. (ajn) (Entered: 04/04/2017)
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by FOIA Project Staff