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Case TitleDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION v. OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02125
Date Filed2017-10-13
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
PlaintiffDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionThe Democracy Forward Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the Office of Management and Budget for records concerning potential conflicts of interest pertaining to Joseph Grogan, Associate Director of Health Programs at OMB, particularly whether Grogan had received a waiver of the two-year lobbying restriction. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Democracy Forward Foundation filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantOFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
Defendant2255
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
725 17th Street, NW, DC 20503
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2017-10-131COMPLAINT against OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5159033). (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Summons to Office of Management and Budget, # 4 Summons to U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, # 5 Summons to U.S. Attorney General, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet)(Perryman, Skye) Modified on 10/18/2017 (sth). (Entered: 10/13/2017)
2017-10-13Case Assigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. (sth) (Entered: 10/18/2017)
2017-10-182SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(sth) (Entered: 10/18/2017)
2017-10-203GENERAL ORDER AND GUIDELINES FOR CIVIL CASES BEFORE JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON. The Court will hold the parties and counsel responsible for following these directives, and parties and counsel should pay particular attention to the Courts instructions for briefing motions and filing exhibits. Failure to adhere to this Order may, when appropriate, result the imposition of sanctions and/or sua sponte denial of non-conforming motions. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 10/20/2017. (lckbj1) (Entered: 10/20/2017)
2017-10-274NOTICE of Errata by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION re 1 Cover Sheet,, Complaint,, Request for Summons to Issue, (Attachments: # 1 Corrected Complaint)(Perryman, Skye) (Entered: 10/27/2017)
2017-11-155RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 11/3/2017. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 12/3/2017.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 11/3/2017., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET served on 11/3/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Concerning Proof of Service)(Perryman, Skye) (Entered: 11/15/2017)
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