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Case TitlePROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC. et al v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01663
Date Filed2017-08-16
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffPROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC.
PlaintiffRYAN NOAH SHAPIRO
Case DescriptionProperty of the People and researcher Ryan Shapiro submitted FOIA requests to the FBI and the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys for records concerning Roger Ailes and Fox News. Property of the People and Shapiro also requested inclusion in the news media or educational institution fee category. The FBI acknowledged receipt of the request and told Property of the People and Shapiro that the agency had placed them in the general fee category. Property of the People and Shapiro filed an administrative appeal with the Office of Information Policy challenging the FBI's fee category determination. OIP acknowledged receipt of the appeal. EOUSA also acknowledged receipt of the request submitted by Property of the People and Shapiro. After hearing nothing further from either component, Property of the People and Shapiro filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantUNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE
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2017-08-161COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5077517) filed by PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC., RYAN NOAH SHAPIRO. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Light, Jeffrey) (Entered: 08/16/2017)
2017-08-162LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC. (Light, Jeffrey) (Entered: 08/16/2017)
2017-08-163NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC., RYAN NOAH SHAPIRO. Case related to Case No. 17-cv-5814-ER (SDNY). (Light, Jeffrey) (Entered: 08/16/2017)
2017-08-16Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (sth) (Entered: 08/17/2017)
2017-08-174SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(sth) (Entered: 08/17/2017)
2017-08-255AMENDED COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE filed by PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC., RYAN NOAH SHAPIRO. (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(Light, Jeffrey) (Entered: 08/25/2017)
2017-08-286SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. (znmw) (Entered: 08/28/2017)
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