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Case TitleVOTEVETS ACTION FUND v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00762
Date Filed2018-04-04
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffVOTEVETS ACTION FUND
Case DescriptionThe VoteVets Action Fund submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Veterans Affairs for records concerning the organization as well as records concerning the firing of Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin. VoteVets Action Fund also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency told VoteVets Action Fund that it would be unable to respond within 30 days. VoteVets Action Fund then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Expedited processing, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
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2018-04-041COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5404203) filed by VOTEVETS ACTION FUND. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Guzman, Javier) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-04Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (zsth) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-042SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-063LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by VOTEVETS ACTION FUND (Guzman, Javier) (Entered: 04/06/2018)
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