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Case TitleFREEDOM WATCH, INC. v. MUELLER et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00088
Date Filed2018-01-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Emmet G. Sullivan
PlaintiffFREEDOM WATCH, INC.
Case DescriptionFreedom Watch submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Justice for records concerning contacts between the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the FBI, and the Department of Justice and foreign or domestic media pertaining to the Russian investigation. After hearing nothing further from the agencies, Freedom Watch filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantROBERT S. MUELLER Special Counsel
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
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Complaint
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Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
Complaint attachment 5
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2018-01-151COMPLAINT against FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, ROBERT S. MUELLER, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE with Jury Demand ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5286627) filed by FREEDOM WATCH, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit 1, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons)(Klayman, Larry) (Entered: 01/15/2018)
2018-01-16Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (zsb) (Entered: 01/16/2018)
2018-01-162SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, ROBERT S. MUELLER, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 01/16/2018)
2018-01-16SUMMONS Not Issued as to U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General.....SUMMONS NOT FILED AT THE TIME COMPLAINT WAS FILED. (zsb) (Entered: 01/16/2018)
2018-01-163ENTERED IN ERROR.....REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE filed by FREEDOM WATCH, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(Klayman, Larry) Modified on 1/17/2018 (znmw). (Entered: 01/16/2018)
2018-01-174STANDING ORDER: The parties are directed to read the attached Standing Order Governing Civil Cases Before Judge Emmet G. Sullivan in its entirety upon receipt. The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives in the attached Standing Order. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 01/17/18. (Attachment: # 1 Exhibit 1) (mac) (Entered: 01/17/2018)
2018-01-17NOTICE OF ERROR re 3 Request for Summons to Issue; emailed to leklayman@gmail.com, cc'd 5 associated attorneys -- The PDF file you docketed contained errors: 1. Please refile document, 2. ENTERED IN ERROR; Summonses are blank; Resubmit completed summonses. (znmw, ) (Entered: 01/17/2018)
2018-01-175REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE re Notice of QC, filed by FREEDOM WATCH, INC.. Related document: Notice of QC,. (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(Klayman, Larry) (Entered: 01/17/2018)
2018-01-186SUMMONS (2) Issued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (znmw) (Entered: 01/18/2018)
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