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Case TitleWILD HORSE FREEDOM FEDERATION v. BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00823
Date Filed2017-05-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Emmet G. Sullivan
PlaintiffWILD HORSE FREEDOM FEDERATION
Case DescriptionThe Wild Horse Freedom Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the Bureau of Land Management for records concerning the Wild Horse and Burro Program System User's Guide 4700 Series. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told the Foundation that it had found no records. The Foundation filed an administrative appeal of the agency's no records decision. The agency acknowledged receipt of the appeal, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Wild Horse Freedom Foundation filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
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2017-05-031COMPLAINT against BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4939081) filed by WILD HORSE FREEDOM FEDERATION. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Stotter, Daniel) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-05-03Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (jd) (Entered: 05/04/2017)
2017-05-042SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT. (Attachment: # 1 Consent Forms)(jd) (Entered: 05/04/2017)
2017-05-04ENTERED IN ERROR.....SUMMONS Not Issued as to U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (jd) Modified on 5/4/2017 (jd). (Entered: 05/04/2017)
2017-05-043SUMMONS (2) Issued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachment: # 1 Consent Forms)(jd) (Entered: 05/04/2017)
2017-05-084NOTICE of Appearance by C. Peter Sorenson on behalf of WILD HORSE FREEDOM FEDERATION (Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
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