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Case TitleJUDGE ROTENBERG EDUCATIONAL CENTER, INC. et al v. U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02092
Date Filed2017-10-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeChief Judge Beryl A. Howell
PlaintiffJUDGE ROTENBERG EDUCATIONAL CENTER, INC.
PlaintiffJ.R.C. PARENTS AND FRIENDS ASSOCIATION, INC.
PlaintiffPAUL E. PETERSON PH.D
Case DescriptionThe Judge Rothenberg Educational Center, a non-profit providing services for people with aggressive behavior, submitted a series of FOIA requests to the FDA for records concerning its 2016 proposed ban of an electrical stimulation device used by JRC. The agency released some redacted emails, but other than those releases, it did not respond. After hearing nothing further from the agency, JRC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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2017-10-101COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5151524) filed by The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center, Inc., Paul E. Peterson, PH.D., The J.R.C. Parents and Friends Association, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-1, # 2 Exhibit A-2, # 3 Exhibit A-3, # 4 Exhibit A-4, # 5 Exhibit A-5, # 6 Exhibit A-6, # 7 Exhibit B, # 8 Exhibit C, # 9 Exhibit D, # 10 Exhibit E, # 11 Exhibit F, # 12 Exhibit G, # 13 Exhibit H, # 14 Exhibit I, # 15 Exhibit J, # 16 Exhibit K, # 17 Exhibit L, # 18 Exhibit M, # 19 Exhibit N, # 20 Exhibit O, # 21 Exhibit P, # 22 Exhibit Q, # 23 Exhibit R, # 24 Civil Cover Sheet, # 25 Summons, # 26 Summons, # 27 Summons, # 28 Summons)(Longosz, Edward) (Entered: 10/10/2017)
2017-10-102Corporate Disclosure Statement by The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center, Inc.. (Longosz, Edward) (Main Document 2 replaced on 10/11/2017) (zsth). (Entered: 10/10/2017)
2017-10-10Case Assigned to Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell. (sth) (Entered: 10/11/2017)
2017-10-113SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(sth) (Entered: 10/11/2017)
2017-10-124ERRATA by J.R.C. PARENTS AND FRIENDS ASSOCIATION, INC., JUDGE ROTENBERG EDUCATIONAL CENTER, INC., PAUL E. PETERSON 1 Complaint,,, filed by J.R.C. PARENTS AND FRIENDS ASSOCIATION, INC., PAUL E. PETERSON, JUDGE ROTENBERG EDUCATIONAL CENTER, INC.. (Longosz, Edward) (Entered: 10/12/2017)
2017-10-135Corporate Disclosure Statement by J.R.C. PARENTS AND FRIENDS ASSOCIATION, INC.. (Longosz, Edward) (Entered: 10/13/2017)
2017-10-166STANDING ORDER. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on October 16, 2017. (lcbah1) (Entered: 10/16/2017)
2017-11-147NOTICE of Appearance by William Mark Nebeker on behalf of U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (Nebeker, William) (Entered: 11/14/2017)
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