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Case TitleBARTKO v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00781
Date Filed2017-04-27
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffGREGORY BARTKO
Case DescriptionGregory Bartko, who had been convicted of securities fraud, submitted multiple FOIA requests to the Department of Justice for records he claimed had not been disclosed as part of his earlier FOIA litigation. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but dissatisfied with the resolution, or lack thereof, of the requests, Bartko filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS
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2017-04-271COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE filed by GREGORY BARTKO. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(zrdj) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-04-272MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by GREGORY BARTKO (zrdj) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-04-273PRISONER TRUST FUND ACCOUNT STATEMENT for period of six months by GREGORY BARTKO (zrdj) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-04-274ORDER directing an initial partial filing fee in the amount of $50.00 from Prison Account of GREGORY BARTKO and granting MOTION for Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (see order for full details). Signed by Judge James E. Boasberg on 4/24/2017. (zrdj) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-04-275NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by GREGORY BARTKO. Case related to Case No. 13CV1135. (zrdj) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-04-276MOTION for CM/ECF Password by GREGORY BARTKO (zrdj) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-04-27Initiating Pleading & IFP Application Received on 4/7/2017. (zrdj) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-05-04MINUTE ORDER: The Court ORDERS that Plaintiff's 6 Motion is GRANTED, and he shall be issued a CM/ECF password upon the terms the Clerk's Office typically imposes. Signed by Judge James E. Boasberg on 5/4/2017. (lcjeb3) (Entered: 05/04/2017)
2017-05-16Partial Filing Fee Received from GREGORY BARTKO in the amount of $50.00, receipt number: 4616084630. (zrdj) (Entered: 05/17/2017)
2017-05-187SUMMONS (3) Issued as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (jd) (Entered: 05/20/2017)
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