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Case TitleKWOKA v. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01157
Date Filed2017-06-14
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffMARGARET B. KWOKA
Case DescriptionMargaret Kwoka, a professor at the University of Denver Law School, submitted a FOIA request to the IRS for records concerning a list of FOIA requests received by the agency in FY 2015, including information about the processing of the requests. The IRS provided some of the data requested by Kwoka, but withheld personally-identifying information under Exemption 3 (other statutes) and Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy). Kwoka filed an administrative appeal, which the agency denied. Kwoka then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantINTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
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Complaint
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2017-06-141COMPLAINT against INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4990575) filed by MARGARET B. KWOKA. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Summons to Attorney General, # 3 Summons Summons to US Attorney, # 4 Summons Summons to Internal Revenue Service)(Rosenbaum, Adina) (Entered: 06/14/2017)
2017-06-14Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (md) (Entered: 06/15/2017)
2017-06-162SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Consent) (md) (Entered: 06/16/2017)
2017-06-193NOTICE of Appearance by Megan Eileen Hoffman-Logsdon on behalf of INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (Hoffman-Logsdon, Megan) (Entered: 06/19/2017)
2017-07-114NOTICE of Appearance by Patrick D. Llewellyn on behalf of MARGARET B. KWOKA (Llewellyn, Patrick) (Entered: 07/11/2017)
2017-07-195ANSWER to Complaint by INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE.(Hoffman-Logsdon, Megan) (Entered: 07/19/2017)
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