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Case TitleNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People et al v. U.S. Department of Commerce
DistrictDistrict of Connecticut
CityNew Haven
Case Number3:2017cv01682
Date Filed2017-10-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Warren W. Eginton
PlaintiffNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People
PlaintiffNAACP Boston Branch
PlaintiffNAACP Connecticut State Conference
Case DescriptionThe NAACP, the NAACP Connecticut State Conference and NAACP Boston submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Commerce for records concerning the Bureau of Census's plan for the 2020 census. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the NAACP filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Commerce
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Complaint
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2017-10-051COMPLAINT against U.S. Department of Commerce ( Filing fee $400 receipt number 0205-4557964.), filed by NAACP, NAACP Connecticut State Conference, NAACP Boston Branch. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-G)(Wishnie, Michael) (Entered: 10/05/2017)
2017-10-05Request for Clerk to issue summons as to U.S. Department of Commerce. (Wishnie, Michael) (Entered: 10/05/2017)
2017-10-05Judge Warren W. Eginton added. (Anastasio, F.) (Entered: 10/05/2017)
2017-10-052ELECTRONIC FILING ORDER - PLEASE ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH COURTESY COPY REQUIREMENTS IN THIS ORDER Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 10/5/2017.(Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 10/05/2017)
2017-10-053NOTICE TO COUNSEL/SELF-REPRESENTED PARTIES : Counsel or self-representing parties initiating or removing this action are responsible for serving all parties with attached documents and copies of 1 Complaint filed by National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP Connecticut State Conference, NAACP Boston Branch, 2 Electronic Filing Order Signed by Clerk on 10/5/2017.(Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 10/05/2017)
2017-10-054ENTERED IN ERROR - ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4 and LR 4 as to *U.S. Department of Commerce* with answer to complaint due within *60* days. Attorney *Michael J. Wishnie* *Jerome N. Frank Legal Services - Wall St* *Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street* *New Haven, CT 06511*. (Fazekas, J.) Modified on 10/6/2017 (Fazekas, J.). (Entered: 10/05/2017)
2017-10-065ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4 and LR 4 as to *U.S. Department of Commerce* with answer to complaint due within *30* days. Attorney *Michael J. Wishnie* *Jerome N. Frank Legal Services - Wall St* *Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street* *New Haven, CT 06511*. (Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 10/06/2017)
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