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Case TitleWESTERN VALUES PROJECT v. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02001
Date Filed2017-09-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffWESTERN VALUES PROJECT
Case DescriptionThe Western Values Project submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for records concerning correspondence involving Mary Pletcher, Assistant Secretary for Human Capital and Diversity containing references to Executive Resources Board or ERB. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Western Values Project filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
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2017-09-281COMPLAINT for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief against DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5135392) filed by WESTERN VALUES PROJECT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Rule 7.1 certificate, # 3 Summons Dep't of the Interior, # 4 Summons Attorney General, # 5 Summons U.S. Attorney)(Sobel, David) (Attachment 1 replaced on 9/28/2017) (zsth). (Entered: 09/28/2017)
2017-09-282LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by WESTERN VALUES PROJECT (sth) (Entered: 09/28/2017)
2017-09-28Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (sth) (Entered: 09/28/2017)
2017-09-283SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons)(sth) (Entered: 09/28/2017)
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