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Case TitleAMERICAN OVERSIGHT v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00166
Date Filed2018-01-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge John D. Bates
PlaintiffAMERICAN OVERSIGHT
Case DescriptionAmerican Oversight submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Justice for records concerning communications from Chief of Staff Jody Hunt or Counselor to the Attorney General Rachael Tucker expressing views on the outcome of any National Security Division investigation. The agency denied the request citing Exemption 7(A) (interference with ongoing investigation or proceeding). American Oversight filed administrative appeals, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, American Oversight filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees, Adequacy - Search

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2018-01-261COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5305067) filed by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Civil Cover Sheet, # 8 Summons, # 9 Summons, # 10 Summons)(Cafasso, Cerissa) (Entered: 01/26/2018)
2018-01-262LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT (Cafasso, Cerissa) (Entered: 01/26/2018)
2018-01-26Case Assigned to Judge John D. Bates. (zmd) (Entered: 01/29/2018)
2018-01-293SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 01/29/2018)
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