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Case TitleMIDDLE EAST FORUM v. UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00529
Date Filed2018-03-07
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffMIDDLE EAST FORUM
Case DescriptionThe Middle East Forum submitted a FOIA request to the U.S. Agency for International Development for records concerning a grant given to World Vision, Inc. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told the Middle East Forum that because the records contained potentially confidential business information it was sending a pre-disclosure notification to World Vision. After hearing nothing further from the agency the Middle East Forum filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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2018-03-071COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5363752) filed by MIDDLE EAST FORUM. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons to Civil Process Clerk of US Attorney, # 3 Summons to Attorney General, # 4 Summons to USAID)(Mandelbaum, Chaim) (Entered: 03/07/2018)
2018-03-08Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zsb) (Entered: 03/08/2018)
2018-03-082SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 03/08/2018)
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