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Case TitleFIX THE COURT v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02189
Date Filed2017-10-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffFIX THE COURT
Case DescriptionFix the Court submitted a FOIA request to the U.S. Marshals Service for records concerning trips outside Washington when USMS personnel accompanied Supreme Court justices. The agency asked Fix the Court to clarify its request, which it did. USMS then told Fix the Court that there would be a charge of $240 to cover the processing of the request. Fix the Court sent a check to the agency, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Fix the Court filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2017-10-231COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5169898) filed by FIX THE COURT. (Attachments: # 1 7.1 Certificate, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons Att'y General, # 4 Summons DOJ, # 5 Summons U.S. Att'y)(Sobel, David) (Entered: 10/23/2017)
2017-10-23Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (sth) (Entered: 10/24/2017)
2017-10-232LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by FIX THE COURT (sth) (Entered: 10/24/2017)
2017-10-243SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(sth) (Entered: 10/24/2017)
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