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Case TitleEQUITY FORWARD v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01055
Date Filed2018-05-04
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffEQUITY FORWARD
Case DescriptionEquity Forward, an organization advocating on behalf reproductive health rights, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services for records concerning correspondence between three identified HHS employees and any employees or representatives of specific persons or entities. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Equity Forward filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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2018-05-041COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5462525) filed by EQUITY FORWARD. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Cafasso, Cerissa) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-042LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by EQUITY FORWARD (Cafasso, Cerissa) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-04Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (zmd) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-043SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (tth) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
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