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Case TitlePROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC. et al v. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02503
Date Filed2017-11-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Thomas F. Hogan
PlaintiffPROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC.
PlaintiffRYAN NOAH SHAPIRO
Case DescriptionProperty of the People and researcher Ryan Shapiro submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Army, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence for records about Black Identity Extremists. Property of the People and Shapiro also requested expedited processing. DHS acknowledged receipt of the request, but did not respond to the request for expedited processing. The U.S. Army acknowledged receipt of the request and asked Property of the People and Shapiro to narrow the scope of their request, which they did. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence failed to acknowledge receipt of the request. After hearing nothing further from any of the agencies, Property of the People and Shapiro filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Expedited processing, Fee Category - Media or Educational, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantUNITED STATES ARMY
DefendantOFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
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2017-11-201COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, UNITED STATES ARMY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5212647) filed by PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC., RYAN NOAH SHAPIRO. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Light, Jeffrey) (Entered: 11/20/2017)
2017-11-202LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC. (Light, Jeffrey) (Entered: 11/20/2017)
2017-11-20Case Assigned to Judge Thomas F. Hogan. (jd) (Entered: 11/20/2017)
2017-11-203SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, UNITED STATES ARMY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(jd) (Entered: 11/20/2017)
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