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Case TitleCarter v. USDA
DistrictWestern District of Arkansas
CityEl Dorado
Case Number1:2018cv01004
Date Filed2018-01-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeHonorable Susan O. Hickey
PlaintiffJessie Carter
Case DescriptionJessie Carter filed suit against the Department of Agriculture for placing him on a list of providers excluded from contracting with the agency. His complaint does indicate that he made a FOIA request, but he seems to be believe that the agency has withheld information from him.
Complaint issues: FOIA not mentioned

DefendantUSDA and it's representatives in their official capacity at the USDA
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2018-01-051COMPLAINT against USDA, filed by Jessie Carter.(cnn) (Entered: 01/05/2018)
2018-01-052MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis and MOTION for Service by Jessie Carter. (cnn) (Entered: 01/05/2018)
2018-01-053Magistrate Notice/Consent Furnished (cnn) (Entered: 01/05/2018)
2018-01-054MOTIONS REFERRED: 2 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis MOTION for Service. Motions referred to Honorable Barry A. Bryant.(cnn) (Entered: 01/05/2018)
2018-01-095ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. Signed by Honorable Barry A. Bryant on January 9, 2018. (cnn) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
2018-01-096ORDER granting 2 Motion for Service and DIRECTING SERVICE on USDA. Defendant is to answer within 60 days from the date of service. Signed by Honorable Barry A. Bryant on January 9, 2018. (cc: U.S. Marshals Service)(cnn) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
2018-01-097THE DOCUMENT IS RESTRICTED TO COURT USERS AND CASE PARTICIPANTS. Summons Issued as to USDA, U.S. Attorney and USM285 Form(s) Delivered to USMS for each defendant for whom summons was issued with the following documents attached: re 1 Complaint, 3 Magistrate Notice/Consent, 6 Order on Motion for Service. YOU MUST PRINT THIS ISSUED SUMMONS, WHICH IS THE MAIN DOCUMENT. PAPER COPIES WILL NOT BE MAILED. (cnn) (Entered: 01/09/2018)
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