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Case TitleWinston v. U.S. Department of Justice et al
DistrictDistrict of Maryland
Case Number8:2017cv03493
Date Filed2017-11-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Paul W. Grimm
PlaintiffNicole Yvette Winston
Case DescriptionNicole Winston submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning programs against her. The agency told Winston it was still processing part of her request. She filed an administrative appeal, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Winston filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantU.S. Department of Justice
DefendantFederal Bureau of Investigations
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Date FiledDoc #Docket Text

2017-11-211COMPLAINT against Federal Bureau of Investigations and U.S. Department of Justice, filed by Nicole Yvette Winston. (Attachments: # 1 Attachments, # 2 Proposed Summons, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet)(jf3s, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
2017-11-212MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by Nicole Yvette Winston (Attachments: # 1 Attachments)(jf3s, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
2017-11-273LETTER ORDER REGARDING THE FILING OF MOTIONS. Signed by Judge Paul W. Grimm on 11/27/2017. (dass, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
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by FOIA Project Staff