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Case TitleCENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01900
Date Filed2017-09-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
PlaintiffCENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY
Case DescriptionCenter for Public Integrity submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Treasury concerning payments made with public funds to the Trump Transition, also known as Trump for America, or anyone acting on behalf of the Trump Transition. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Center for Public Integrity filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
DefendantU.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
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2017-09-151COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5118659) filed by CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons to U.S. Attorney, # 4 Summons to Attorney General)(Smith, Peter) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
2017-09-152LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY (Smith, Peter) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
2017-09-18Case Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. (zsb) (Entered: 09/18/2017)
2017-09-183SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Form)(zsb) (Entered: 09/18/2017)
2017-09-194RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 9/19/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 10/19/2017. (Smith, Peter) (Entered: 09/19/2017)
2017-09-225ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 09/22/2017. (DM) (Entered: 09/22/2017)
2017-09-256NOTICE of Appearance by Rhonda Lisa Campbell on behalf of All Defendants (Campbell, Rhonda) (Entered: 09/25/2017)
2017-10-127RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY served on 9/25/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Postal Return Receipt)(Smith, Peter) (Entered: 10/12/2017)
2017-10-128RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 9/25/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Postal Return Receipt)(Smith, Peter) (Entered: 10/12/2017)
2017-10-129AMENDED COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION filed by CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY. (Attachments: # 1 Summons to Defendant GSA, # 2 Summons to U.S. Attorney, # 3 Summons to Attorney General)(Smith, Peter) (Entered: 10/12/2017)
2017-10-1310SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION. (znmw) (Entered: 10/13/2017)
2017-10-1311SUMMONS (2) Reissued Electronically as to to U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (znmw) (Entered: 10/13/2017)
2017-10-1312RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 10/13/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 11/12/2017. (Smith, Peter) (Entered: 10/13/2017)
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