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Case TitleBLIXSETH v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02756
Date Filed2017-12-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffTIM BLIXSETH
Case DescriptionTim Blixseth submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of Justice for emails sent or received by Lanny Breuer. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and assigned them to its complex queue for processing. Blixseth queried the agency on several occasions to check on the status of his requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Blixseth filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2017-12-211COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5260208) filed by TIM BLIXSETH. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons 1, # 3 Summons 2, # 4 Exhibit Exhibit 1, # 5 Exhibit 2, # 6 Exhibit 3, # 7 Exhibit 4, # 8 Exhibit 5, # 9 Exhibit 6, # 10 Exhibit 7, # 11 Exhibit 8, # 12 Exhibit 9)(Himes, Lisa) (Entered: 12/21/2017)
2017-12-21Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (md) (Entered: 12/22/2017)
2017-12-222NOTICE of Errata Regarding Address by TIM BLIXSETH (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Himes, Lisa) (Entered: 12/22/2017)
2017-12-223SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (md) (Entered: 12/22/2017)
2017-12-294RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 12/28/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 1/27/2018. (Himes, Lisa) (Entered: 12/29/2017)
2017-12-295RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE served on 12/28/2017 (Himes, Lisa) (Entered: 12/29/2017)
2017-12-296RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 12/28/17. (Himes, Lisa) (Entered: 12/29/2017)
2018-01-097NOTICE of Appearance by April Denise Seabrook on behalf of All Defendants (Seabrook, April) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
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