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Case TitleCarroll v. U.S. Department of Interior
DistrictEastern District of Louisiana
CityNew Orleans
Case Number2:2018cv03881
Date Filed2018-04-11
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Jane Triche Milazzo
PlaintiffRobert H Carroll
Case DescriptionRobert Carroll, a Department of the Interior employee at the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement in New Orleans, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for records concerning the report of the investigation conducted by BSEE employee Linda Schubert into the hiring practices of BSEE. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency issued a Glomar response neither confirming nor denying the existence of records based on Exemption 7 (law enforcement records). Carroll filed an administrative appeal of the Glomar response. His appeal was denied. Carroll then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Recovery of Costs

DefendantU.S. Department of Interior
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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2018-04-111COMPLAINT against U.S. Department of Interior (Filing fee $ 400) filed by Robert H Carroll. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibits 1-4)(sa) (Entered: 04/12/2018)
2018-04-182Request of Summons Issued as to U.S. Department of Interior filed by Robert H Carroll re 1 Complaint. (sa) (Entered: 04/19/2018)
2018-04-193Summons Issued as to U.S. Department of Interior. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons)(sa) (Entered: 04/19/2018)
2018-05-024SUMMONS Returned Executed; U.S. Department of Interior served on 4/30/2018, answer due 6/29/2018. (sa) (Entered: 05/02/2018)
2018-05-025SUMMONS Returned Executed; U.S. Department of Interior served through U.S. Attorney General Department of Justice on 4/30/2018. (sa) (Entered: 05/02/2018)
2018-05-026SUMMONS Returned Executed; U.S. Department of Interior served through U.S. Attorney's Office on 4/24/2018. (sa) (Entered: 05/02/2018)
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