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Case TitleHUSCH BLACKWELL LLP v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01186
Date Filed2018-05-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Timothy J. Kelly
PlaintiffHUSCH BLACKWELL LLP
Case DescriptionThe law firm of Husch Blackwell submitted a FOIA request to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for emails sent over a specific period containing specific keywords. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Husch Blackwell filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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2018-05-211COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5492288) filed by HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Civil Cover Sheet, # 5 Summons (Jefferson Sessions), # 6 Summons (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services), # 7 Summons (Civil Process Clerk))(Gilster, Kyle) (Entered: 05/21/2018)
2018-05-212Corporate Disclosure Statement by HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP. (Gilster, Kyle) (Entered: 05/21/2018)
2018-05-21Case Assigned to Judge Timothy J. Kelly. (zmd) (Entered: 05/22/2018)
2018-05-243SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 05/24/2018)
2018-06-074NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Diehr on behalf of HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP (Diehr, Matthew) (Entered: 06/07/2018)
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