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Case TitleAMERICAN OVERSIGHT v. U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01267
Date Filed2017-06-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeChief Judge Beryl A. Howell
PlaintiffAMERICAN OVERSIGHT
Case DescriptionAmerican Oversight submitted three FOIA requests to the General Services Administration. The first FOIA request was for records concerning the GSA's oversight of the Trump International Hotel. The second FOIA request was for records concerning contacts between the agency and members of the Trump administration's transition team. The third FOIA request was for records concerning contacts between the acting administrator of the GSA and the Trump administration. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests and granted American Oversight's request for expedited processing for all three requests. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, American Oversight filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA)
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2017-06-281COMPLAINT against U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5010154) filed by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons for U.S. Attorney, # 3 Summons for Attorney General, # 4 Summons for GSA)(Cafasso, Cerissa) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
2017-06-282LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT (Cafasso, Cerissa) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
2017-06-28Case Assigned to Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell. (md) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
2017-06-283SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Consent) (md) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
2017-06-284STANDING ORDER. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on June 28, 2017. (lcbah3) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
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