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Case TitleSEARLE v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00692
Date Filed2018-03-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffROBERT C. SEARLE
Case DescriptionRobert Searle submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Army for records concerning a contract with the Tank Automotive Armament Command. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Searle filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
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2018-03-281COMPLAINT against ARMY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5392713) filed by ROBERT CHRISTOPHER SEARLE. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet Cvr Sht, # 2 Summons Service Summons, # 3 Exhibit 1, # 4 Exhibit 2, # 5 Exhibit 3, # 6 Exhibit 4)(Brown, Christopher) (Entered: 03/28/2018)
2018-03-28Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zsth) (Entered: 03/29/2018)
2018-03-292SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 03/29/2018)
2018-03-293REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE re 1 Complaint, filed by ROBERT CHRISTOPHER SEARLE. Related document: 1 Complaint, filed by ROBERT CHRISTOPHER SEARLE. (Attachments: # 1 Summons AG)(Brown, Christopher) (Entered: 03/29/2018)
2018-03-304SUMMONS (2) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY and U.S. Attorney General (znmw) (Entered: 03/30/2018)
2018-04-175RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 4/13/2018. (Brown, Christopher) (Entered: 04/17/2018)
2018-04-176RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 4/13/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 5/13/2018. (Brown, Christopher) (Entered: 04/17/2018)
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