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Case TitleFLORY v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00661
Date Filed2017-04-17
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
PlaintiffGRAYSON FLORY
Case DescriptionGrayson Flory, who publishes the Earth First Journal, submitted FOIA requests to the FBI for records about his publication, himself and his two co-owners. The FBI acknowledged receipt of the requests. The agency indicated that it could find no records for one request, but found more than 1400 pages pertaining to another co-owner. After Flory was dissatisfied with the agency's failure to resolve the remaining requests, he filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2017-04-171COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Filing fee $ 0.00) filed by GRAYSON FLORY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(jf) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-17SUMMONS Not Issued as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (jf) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-172MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by GRAYSON FLORY (jf) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-17FIAT ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. "Leave to file without prepayment of costs GRANTED" Signed by Judge James E. Boasberg on 04/07/2017. (jf) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-183GENERAL ORDER AND GUIDELINES FOR CIVIL CASES BEFORE JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON. The Court will hold the parties and counsel responsible for following these directives, and parties and counsel should pay particular attention to the Courts instructions for briefing motions and filing exhibits. Failure to adhere to this Order may, when appropriate, result the imposition of sanctions and/or sua sponte denial of non-conforming motions. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 4/18/2017. (lckbj1) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-184REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE filed by GRAYSON FLORY.(Strugar, Matthew) (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-05-045REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE to U.S. Attorney General filed by GRAYSON FLORY.(Strugar, Matthew) (Entered: 05/04/2017)
2017-05-056SUMMONS (1) Reissued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney General (td) (Entered: 05/05/2017)
2017-05-057REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE to U.S. Attorney for District of Columbia filed by GRAYSON FLORY.(Strugar, Matthew) (Entered: 05/05/2017)
2017-05-088SUMMONS(1) Issued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney (td) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
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