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Case TitleJUDICIAL WATCH, INC. v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02468
Date Filed2017-11-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
PlaintiffJUDICIAL WATCH, INC.
Case DescriptionJudicial Watch submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning Nation of Islam Mosque #7 in Harlem. The agency told Judicial Watch that it found no records. Judicial Watch filed an administrative appeal to the Office of Information Policy, which upheld the FBI's decision. Judicial Watch then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2017-11-151COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5207325) filed by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons U.S. Attorney, # 3 Summons U.S. Attorney General, # 4 Summons U.S. Department of Justice)(Orfanedes, Paul) (Entered: 11/15/2017)
2017-11-152LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. (Orfanedes, Paul) (Entered: 11/15/2017)
2017-11-15Case Assigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. (md) (Entered: 11/19/2017)
2017-11-193SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Consent) (md) (Entered: 11/19/2017)
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