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Case Title Okeayainneh v. United States Department of Justice et al
DistrictNorthern District of Texas
Case Number3:2018cv01195
Date Filed2018-05-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ed Kinkeade
PlaintiffJulian Okeayainneh
Case DescriptionJulian Okeayainneh, a federal prisoner, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice for records concerning oath of office statements for various U.S. Assistant Attorneys. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Okeayainneah filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantUnited States Department of Justice Executive Offices of the United States Attorneys, Freedom of Information and Privacy Staff
DefendantNational Personnel Records Center
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2018-05-101New Case Notes: A filing fee has not been paid. CASREF case referral set and case referred to Magistrate Judge Toliver (see Special Order 3). Initiating documents received by mail. No prior sanctions found. (For court use only - links to the national and circuit indexes.) Pursuant to Misc. Order 6, Plaintiff is provided the Notice of Right to Consent to Proceed Before A U.S. Magistrate Judge (Judge Toliver). Clerk to provide copy to plaintiff if not received electronically. (mcrd/ala) (Entered: 05/10/2018)
2018-05-102Notice and Instruction to Pro Se Party. (mcrd/ala) (Entered: 05/10/2018)
2018-05-103COMPLAINT For Injunctive and Declaratory Relief against National Personnel Records Center, United States Department of Justice filed by Julian Okeayainneh. Unless exempted, attorneys who are not admitted to practice in the Northern District of Texas must seek admission promptly. Forms, instructions, and exemption information may be found at, or by clicking here: Attorney Information - Bar Membership . If admission requirements are not satisfied within 21 days, the clerk will notify the presiding judge. (mcrd/ala) (Entered: 05/10/2018)
2018-05-104MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis with certificate of trust account filed by Julian Okeayainneh. (mcrd/ala) (Entered: 05/10/2018)
2018-05-10***Clerk's Notice of delivery: (see NEF for details) Docket No:1,2. Thu May 10 16:45:16 CDT 2018 (crt) (Entered: 05/10/2018)
2018-06-075Order granting Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis and assessing a partial filing fee in the amount of $43.00 with a balance of $307.00 remaining. Clerk to mail this order to the attention of the Inmate Trust Fund Department at the facility where the inmate resides. No process will issue pending completion of screening. (Ordered by Magistrate Judge Renee Harris Toliver on 6/7/2018) (chmb) (Entered: 06/07/2018)
2018-06-07***Clerk's Notice of delivery: (see NEF for details) Docket No:5. Certified copy mailed to Inmate Trust Account @ BOP Seagoville Thu Jun 7 15:33:08 CDT 2018 (crt) (Entered: 06/07/2018)
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