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Case TitleCochran v. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
DistrictDistrict of Maryland
Case Number1:2018cv00201
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 his security clearance. 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 84637031464.), filed by Terry Cochran. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Proposed Summons)(jf3s, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/24/2018)
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 bmhs, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 01/31/2018)
2018-01-313Summons Issued 60 days as to Department of Homeland Security (DHS). (c/m 1/31/18 bmhs, 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.(bmhs, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 02/07/2018)
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