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Case TitleCochran v. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
DistrictDistrict of Maryland
Case Number1:2018cv00200
Date Filed2018-01-22
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ellen L. Hollander
PlaintiffTerry Cochran
Case DescriptionTerry Cochran, a federal employee, submitted a FOIA request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for records concerning a report of investigation. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Cochran filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantDepartment of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
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2018-01-221COMPLAINT against Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 84637031460.), filed by Terry Cochran. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 certificate of service, # 4 Civil Cover Sheet, # 5 proposed summons)(aos, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/23/2018)
2018-01-312ORDER Directing clerk to prepare and issue summons and to return summons to Plaintiff. Signed by Judge Ellen L. Hollander on 1/31/2018. (c/m 1/31/18 bas, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/31/2018)
2018-01-313Summons Issued 60 days as to Department of Homeland Security (DHS). (c/m 1/31/18 bas, Deputy Clerk). (Entered: 01/31/2018)
2018-02-054SUMMONS Returned Executed by Terry Cochran. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) served on 2/3/2018, answer due 4/4/2018.(bas, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/07/2018)
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