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Case TitleSAUTER v. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01596
Date Filed2017-08-09
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Royce C. Lamberth
PlaintiffMARK SAUTER
Case DescriptionMark Sauter, a researcher on American POWs in Korea and Vietnam, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of State for records concerning POW Capt. Harry Cecil Moore. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Sauter filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF STATE
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Complaint
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Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
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2017-08-091COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF STATE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5066967) filed by MARK SAUTER. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons State, # 3 Summons USADC, # 4 Summons USAG)(Moss, Bradley) (Entered: 08/09/2017)
2017-08-09Case Assigned to Judge Royce C. Lamberth. (sth) (Entered: 08/09/2017)
2017-08-092SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons)(sth) (Entered: 08/09/2017)
2017-08-313NOTICE of Appearance by Claire M. Whitaker on behalf of DEPARTMENT OF STATE (Whitaker, Claire) (Entered: 08/31/2017)
2017-09-134ANSWER to Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF STATE.(Whitaker, Claire) (Entered: 09/13/2017)
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