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Case TitleDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00734
Date Filed2018-04-02
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionDemocracy Forward Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Policy for records concerning materials sent on behalf of individuals who had been nominated to serve as judges om federal courts of appeal. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and took a 10-day extension. After hearing nothing further from the agency, DFF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2018-04-021COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5399741) filed by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Guzman, Javier) (Entered: 04/02/2018)
2018-04-022LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION (Guzman, Javier) (Entered: 04/02/2018)
2018-04-02Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zsth) (Entered: 04/03/2018)
2018-04-033SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 04/03/2018)
2018-04-164NOTICE of Appearance by Robin Frances Thurston on behalf of All Plaintiffs (Thurston, Robin) (Entered: 04/16/2018)
2018-04-165RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. All Plaintiffs (Attachments: # 1 Declaration)(Thurston, Robin) (Entered: 04/16/2018)
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