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Case TitleAMERICAN OVERSIGHT v. DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02078
Date Filed2017-10-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffAMERICAN OVERSIGHT
Case DescriptionAmerican Oversight submitted FOIA requests to the Department of the Treasury and OMB for records concerning communications and contacts between officials at the two agencies and Congress. American Oversight submitted a second FOIA request to the two agencies for records concerning contact between agency officials and a list of conservative organizations. American Oversight also requested expedited processing. Both Treasury and OMB acknowledged receipt of the requests. Treasury denied American Oversight's request for expedited processing. American Oversight filed an administrative appeal, which was acknowledged by the agency. After hearing nothing further from either agency, American Oversight filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF TREASURY
DefendantOFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
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2017-10-051COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5147510) filed by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons USAO, # 3 Summons Attorney General, # 4 Summons Treasury, # 5 Summons OMB, # 6 Exhibit A, # 7 Exhibit B, # 8 Exhibit C, # 9 Exhibit D, # 10 Exhibit E, # 11 Exhibit F, # 12 Exhibit G, # 13 Exhibit H)(France, Elizabeth) (Entered: 10/05/2017)
2017-10-052LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT (France, Elizabeth) (Entered: 10/05/2017)
2017-10-06Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (zsb) (Entered: 10/06/2017)
2017-10-063SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 10/06/2017)
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