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Case TitleEQUITY FORWARD v. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01090
Date Filed2018-05-09
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Emmet G. Sullivan
PlaintiffEQUITY FORWARD
Case DescriptionEquity Forward submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services for records concerning Secretary Alex Azar and his staff's travel and appointment schedules. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. Equity Forward then requested inclusion in the news media fee category. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Equity Forward filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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2018-05-091COMPLAINT for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief against DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5471065) filed by EQUITY FORWARD. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 7.1 Certificate, # 3 Summons U.S. Attorney, # 4 Summons Attorney General, # 5 Summons HHS)(Sobel, David) (Attachment 1 replaced on 5/11/2018) (zmd). (Entered: 05/09/2018)
2018-05-092LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by EQUITY FORWARD. (zmd) (Entered: 05/11/2018)
2018-05-09Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (zmd) (Entered: 05/11/2018)
2018-05-113SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 05/11/2018)
2018-05-144STANDING 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 05/14/18. (Attachment: # 1 Exhibit 1) (mac) (Entered: 05/14/2018)
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