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Case TitlePUBLIC CITIZEN, INC. v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00501
Date Filed2018-03-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffPUBLIC CITIZEN, INC.
Case DescriptionPublic Citizen submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Defense for records concerning the use of military personnel and equipment in parades in New York City and Washington, DC. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told Public Citizen that because of unusual circumstances the agency would not be able to respond within the statutory time limit. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Public Citizen filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
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2018-03-051COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5358231) filed by PUBLIC CITIZEN, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Rule 7.1 Certificate)(Rosenbaum, Adina) (Entered: 03/05/2018)
2018-03-052LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by PUBLIC CITIZEN, INC. (zsth) (Entered: 03/05/2018)
2018-03-05Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (zsth) (Entered: 03/05/2018)
2018-03-053ENTERED IN ERROR.....SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) Modified on 3/6/2018 (zsth). (Entered: 03/05/2018)
2018-03-064NOTICE of Corrected Summons for UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, US Attorney General and the US Attorney. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 03/06/2018)
2018-03-07SUMMONS (3) REISSUED as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, US Attorney General and the US Attorney; (See docket entry no. 4 to view documents.) (td) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
2018-03-095NOTICE of Appearance by Johnny Hillary Walker, III on behalf of All Defendants (Walker, Johnny) (Entered: 03/09/2018)
2018-03-156SUMMONS Reissued Electronically as to UNITED STATES ATTORNEY GENERAL (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 03/16/2018)
2018-03-167GENERAL ORDER. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on March 16, 2018. (lcrbw1) (Entered: 03/16/2018)
2018-03-238Joint STATUS REPORT by PUBLIC CITIZEN, INC.. (Rosenbaum, Adina) (Entered: 03/23/2018)
2018-03-26MINUTE ORDER. Upon consideration of the parties' 8 Joint Status Report, and for good cause shown, it is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall file an additional joint status report on or before April 19, 2018, proposing a schedule regarding further proceedings in this case. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on March 26, 2018. (lcrbw1) (Entered: 03/26/2018)
2018-04-059ANSWER to Complaint by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.(Walker, Johnny) (Entered: 04/05/2018)
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