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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00593
Date Filed2018-03-16
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
Case DescriptionSummer Shaw submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of Justice for records concerning emails sent to or from Lanny Breuer's email account pertaining to certain topics. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests. The agency told Shaw that the requests had been placed on its complex track for processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Shaw filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

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2018-03-161COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5377802) filed by Summer Shaw. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Civil Cover Sheet Related Case Form, # 5 Exhibit 1, # 6 Exhibit 2, # 7 Exhibit 3, # 8 Exhibit 4, # 9 Exhibit 5, # 10 Exhibit 6, # 11 Exhibit 7, # 12 Exhibit 8, # 13 Exhibit 9)(Himes, Lisa) (Entered: 03/16/2018)
2018-03-162NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. Case related to Case No. 17-2756. (zsb) (Entered: 03/19/2018)
2018-03-19Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (zsb) (Entered: 03/19/2018)
2018-03-193SUMMONS (2) Issued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 03/19/2018)
2018-03-194REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE as to DOJ re 1 Complaint, filed by SUMMER SHAW. Related document: 1 Complaint, filed by SUMMER SHAW.(Himes, Lisa) (Entered: 03/19/2018)
2018-03-195SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. (zsb) (Entered: 03/20/2018)
2018-03-206RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 3/19/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 4/18/2018. (Himes, Lisa) (Entered: 03/20/2018)
2018-03-207RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 3/19/2018. (Himes, Lisa) (Entered: 03/20/2018)
2018-03-208RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE served on 3/20/2018 (Himes, Lisa) (Entered: 03/20/2018)
2018-03-22MINUTE ORDER: As discussed in today's status hearing in the companion case of No. 17-2756, the Court ORDERS that the Government shall file its Answer by April 6, 2018, and both parties shall submit a joint status report by April 20, 2018, proposing schedules for the processing and production of the requested documents. So ORDERED by Judge James E. Boasberg on 3/22/2018. (lcjeb3) (Entered: 03/22/2018)
2018-03-22Set/Reset Deadlines: Answer due by 4/6/2018. Joint Status Report due by 4/20/2018. (nbn) (Entered: 03/22/2018)
2018-03-279NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua L. Rogers on behalf of All Defendants (Rogers, Joshua) (Entered: 03/27/2018)
2018-04-0510ANSWER to 1 Complaint by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.(Rogers, Joshua) Modified to add link on 4/6/2018 (znmw). (Entered: 04/05/2018)
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