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Case TitleBLOOMGARDEN v. NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02675
Date Filed2017-12-14
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
PlaintiffHOWARD BLOOMGARDEN
Case DescriptionHoward Bloomgarden, a federal prisoner, submitted a FOIA request the National Archives and Records Administration for records concerning a 1986 letter pertaining to the termination of Assistant U.S. Attorney Raymond Granger. The agency identified three documents responsive to the request, but denied access under Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy). Bloomgarden filed an administrative appeal. NARA upheld its original decision on appeal. Bloomgarden then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantNATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
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2017-12-141COMPLAINT against NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5247923) filed by HOWARD BLOOMGARDEN. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons)(Hodes, Scott) (Entered: 12/14/2017)
2017-12-14Case Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. (jd) (Entered: 12/15/2017)
2017-12-152SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(jd) (Entered: 12/15/2017)
2017-12-153ORDER ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR CASES ASSIGNED TO JUDGE COLLEEN KOLLAR-KOTELLY. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 12/15/2017. (DM) (Entered: 12/15/2017)
2018-01-094RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 12/26/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 1/25/2018. (Hodes, Scott) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
2018-01-095RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION served on 12/28/2017 (Hodes, Scott) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
2018-01-096RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 12/22/17. (Hodes, Scott) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
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