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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01008
Date Filed2018-04-30
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Emmet G. Sullivan
Case DescriptionThe Campaign Legal Center submitted a FOIA request to the General Services Administration for Senior Federal Travel Reports. CLC also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency denied CLC's request on the basis that the travel information was in the custody and control of the individual agencies and not GSA. CLC filed an administrative appeal, which was denied. CLC then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Expedited processing, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

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2018-04-301COMPLAINT against GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5449885) filed by CAMPAIGN LEGAL CENTER. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons as to Attorney General, # 7 Summons as to General Services Administration, # 8 Summons as to United States Attorney)(Noti, Adav) (Entered: 04/30/2018)
2018-04-302LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CAMPAIGN LEGAL CENTER (Noti, Adav) (Entered: 04/30/2018)
2018-04-303NOTICE of Appearance by Mark P. Gaber on behalf of CAMPAIGN LEGAL CENTER (Gaber, Mark) (Entered: 04/30/2018)
2018-05-01Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (zsb) (Entered: 05/01/2018)
2018-05-014SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 05/01/2018)
2018-05-025STANDING ORDER: The parties are directed to read the attached Standing Order Governing Civil Cases Before Judge Emmet G. Sullivan in its entirety upon receipt. The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives in the attached Standing Order. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 05/02/18. (Attachment: # 1 Exhibit 1) (mac) (Entered: 05/02/2018)
2018-05-116RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION served on 5/9/2018 (Gaber, Mark) (Entered: 05/11/2018)
2018-05-117RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 05/11/2018. (Gaber, Mark) (Entered: 05/11/2018)
2018-05-118RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 5/11/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 6/10/2018. (Gaber, Mark) (Entered: 05/11/2018)
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