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Case TitlePUBLIC RECORD MEDIA, LLC, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01052
Date Filed2018-05-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffPUBLIC RECORD MEDIA, LLC,
Case DescriptionPublic Record Media submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice for records concerning current policies for obtaining information from the media. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and referred it to various component offices. Public Record Media also requested a fee waiver. The National Security Division denied its request for a fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Public Record Media filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2018-05-031COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5460438) filed by PUBLIC RECORD MEDIA, LLC,. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4, # 6 Exhibit 5, # 7 Exhibit 6, # 8 Exhibit 7, # 9 Exhibit 8, # 10 Exhibit 9, # 11 Exhibit 10, # 12 Exhibit 11, # 13 Exhibit 12, # 14 Exhibit 13, # 15 Exhibit 14, # 16 Exhibit 15, # 17 Exhibit 16, # 18 Civil Cover Sheet, # 19 Summons)(Yaffe, Eric) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-032MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Janet C. Evans, :Firm- Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett, P.A., :Address- 500 IDS Center, 80 South Eight Street, Minneapolis MN 55402. Phone No. - (612) 632-3456. Fax No. - (612) 632-4000 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5460572. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by PUBLIC RECORD MEDIA, LLC, (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Janet C. Evans In Support of Motion To Appear Pro Hac Vice)(Yaffe, Eric) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-03Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (zsth) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-033ENTERED IN ERROR. . . . .SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) Modified to reissue summons on 5/4/2018 (td). (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-04MINUTE ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Judge Dabney L. Friedrich on May 4, 2018. (JPF) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-044SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(ztd) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-04NOTICE OF CORRECTED DOCKET ENTRY: re 3 Summons Issued Electronically was entered in error and refiled using the correct form, docket entry no. 4 . (td) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
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