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Case TitleCASTANEDA SANCHEZ v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01459
Date Filed2017-07-22
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
PlaintiffRANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ
Case DescriptionRanfeil Castanada Sanchez submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Department of the Treasury, and Department of Defense for records concerning himself. The agencies disclosed some records and withheld others. Castanada Sanchez eventually filed suit against all the agencies.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Discovery, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Defendant2255
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
2255
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
2255
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
The Executive Office
Office of the Legal Adviser, Suite 5,600
600 19th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20522
2255
DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY
2255
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
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2017-07-221COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5043002) filed by Ranfiel Castaneda Sanchez. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons U.S. Attorney, # 3 Summons Department of Justice, # 4 Summons Department of Homeland Security, # 5 Summons Department of State, # 6 Summons Department of Treasury, # 7 Summons Department of Defense, # 8 Notice to Counsel/Party of Related Case)(Wright, Jason) (Entered: 07/22/2017)
2017-07-222MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- W. Asa Hutchinson, III, :Firm- The Hutchinson Law Group, PLC, :Address- 912 W. Central Ave., Bentonville, Arkansas, 72712. Phone No. - (479) 878-1600. Fax No. - (479) 876-8283 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5043006. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by Ranfiel Castaneda Sanchez (Wright, Jason) (Entered: 07/22/2017)
2017-07-223NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by RANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ. Case related to Case No. 17-1458. (zsb) (Entered: 07/24/2017)
2017-07-24Case Assigned to Judge Christopher R. Cooper. (zsb) (Entered: 07/24/2017)
2017-07-244REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE re 1 Complaint,, filed by RANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ. Related document: 1 Complaint,, filed by RANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ. (Attachments: # 1 Summons US Attorney for DC, # 2 Summons DOJ, # 3 Summons DHS, # 4 Summons State, # 5 Summons Treasury, # 6 Summons DOD)(Wright, Jason) (Entered: 07/24/2017)
2017-07-245REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE filed by RANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ. (Attachments: # 1 Summons Attorney General)(Wright, Jason) (Entered: 07/24/2017)
2017-07-246SUMMONS (6) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY, and U.S. Attorney (Attachment: # 1 Consent Form)(zsb) (Entered: 07/24/2017)
2017-07-24SUMMONS Not Issued as to U.S. Attorney General.....SUMMONS NOT FILED AT THE TIME COMPLAINT WAS FILED. (zsb) (Entered: 07/24/2017)
2017-08-08MINUTE ORDER granting 2 Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 8/8/2017. (lccrc2) (Entered: 08/08/2017)
2017-08-157REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE FOR DEPARTMENT OF STATE re 1 Complaint,, filed by RANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ. Related document: 1 Complaint,, filed by RANFIEL CASTANEDA SANCHEZ.(Wright, Jason) (Entered: 08/15/2017)
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