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Case TitleBELL v. BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & FIREARMS
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01221
Date Filed2017-06-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
PlaintiffJERMAINE BELL
Case DescriptionJermaine Bell, a federal prisoner, submitted a FOIA request to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms for records concerning the homicides of several individuals in Baltimore. The agency denied his request under Exemption 7(A) (ongoing investigation or proceeding). Bell filed an administrative appeal, which was denied. Bell then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Exemption 7(A) - Interference with ongoing investigation

DefendantBUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & FIREARMS
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2017-06-151COMPLAINT against BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & FIREARMS ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 4616085529) filed by JERMAINE BELL. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(td) (Entered: 06/23/2017)
2017-06-23SUMMONS Not Issued as to BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO & FIREARMS; UNITED STATES ATTORNEY; UNITED STATES ATTORNEY GENERAL (td) (Entered: 06/23/2017)
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