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Case TitleStevens v. United States Department of State
DistrictNorthern District of Illinois
Case Number1:2017cv02494
Date Filed0000-00-00
Date ClosedOpen
PlaintiffJacqueline Stevens
Case DescriptionJacqueline Stevens, a political science professor at Northwestern University, submitted three FOIA requests to the Department of State concerning the agency's help in setting up a Northwestern campus in Qatar as well as other U.S.-affiliated universities. She also requested records concerning USAID aid to the Center for Independent Journalists. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Stevens filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Department of State
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2017-03-311COMPLAINT filed by Jacqueline Stevens. (ph, ) (Entered: 03/31/2017)
2017-03-312CIVIL Cover Sheet. (ph, ) (Entered: 03/31/2017)
2017-03-313PRO SE Appearance by Plaintiff Jacqueline Stevens. (ph, ) (Entered: 03/31/2017)
2017-03-315SUMMONS Issued as to Defendant United States Department of State; U.S. Attorney General; U.S. Attorney. (ph, ) (Entered: 04/04/2017)
2017-04-13ALIAS Summons Issued as to Defendant United States Department of State. (ags, ) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
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