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Case TitleWright v. U.S. Department of Justice et al
DistrictSouthern District of California
CitySan Diego
Case Number3:2017cv01451
Date Filed2017-07-18
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Larry Alan Burns
PlaintiffRoderic Mack Wright
Case DescriptionRoderic Wright submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Justice and the IRS for records concerning the government's prosecution of him on tax-related matters. The FBI uncovered more than 3,500 pages. The IRS found 110 responsive pages, but disclosed only five pages. After appealing various denials, Wright finally filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Justice
DefendantU.S. Department of the Treasury
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2017-07-181COMPLAINT against U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of the Treasury ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0974-10258411.), filed by Roderic Mack Wright. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Case Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3) The new case number is 3:17-cv-01451-LAB-MDD. Judge Larry Alan Burns and Magistrate Judge Mitchell D. Dembin are assigned to the case. (Hasso-Najm, Jennifer J)(anh). (jao). (Entered: 07/18/2017)
2017-07-182Summons Issued. Counsel receiving this notice electronically should print this summons and serve it in accordance with Rule 4, Fed.R.Civ.P and LR 4.1. (anh) (jao). (Entered: 07/18/2017)
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