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Case TitleKEEPING GOVERNMENT BEHOLDEN, INC. v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01569
Date Filed2017-08-02
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
PlaintiffKEEPING GOVERNMENT BEHOLDEN, INC.
Case DescriptionKeeping Government Beholden submitted FOIA requests to the FBI for records concerning its records management and retention policies. The agency told Keeping Government Beholden that several requests were too vague. The organization appealed that decision to the Office of Information Policy. After hearing nothing further from the agencies, Keeping Government Beholden filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2017-08-021COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5059599) filed by Keeping Government Beholden, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(McClanahan, Kelly) (Entered: 08/02/2017)
2017-08-04Case Assigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. (zsb) (Entered: 08/04/2017)
2017-08-042SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Form)(zsb) (Entered: 08/04/2017)
2017-08-143GENERAL ORDER AND GUIDELINES FOR CIVIL CASES BEFORE JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON. The Court will hold the parties and counsel responsible for following these directives, and parties and counsel should pay particular attention to the Courts instructions for briefing motions and filing exhibits. Failure to adhere to this Order may, when appropriate, result the imposition of sanctions and/or sua sponte denial of non-conforming motions. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 8/14/2017. (lckbj1) (Entered: 08/14/2017)
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