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Case TitleDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00641
Date Filed2018-03-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionDemocracy Forward Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice for records concerning its interpretation of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 in light of the Supreme Court's decision in National Labor Relations Board v. SW General (2017). The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and referred it to the Office of Legal Counsel, which told DFF that it would be unable to respond within the statutory time limit. After hearing nothing further from the agency, DFF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Adequacy - Search, Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2018-03-201COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5382555) filed by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Dubner, Jeffrey) (Entered: 03/20/2018)
2018-03-20Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (zsth) (Entered: 03/23/2018)
2018-03-232SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 03/23/2018)
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