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Case TitleO'Neill v. United States Department of Justice, The
DistrictDistrict of South Carolina
Case Number2:2018cv01517
Date Filed2018-06-04
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeHonorable David C Norton
PlaintiffJohn David O'Neill
Case DescriptionJohn O'Neill, an attorney representing individuals suing for injuries caused by defective air bags, submitted a request to the Department of Justice for records concerning documents compiled by the Criminal Division. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but denied it under Exemption 7(A) (interference with ongoing investigation or proceeding). O'Neill filed an administrative appeal of that decision, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, O'Neill filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Department of Justice, The Criminal Division
Complaint attachment 1
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2018-06-041COMPLAINT against United States Department of Justice, The ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0420-7814494.), filed by John David O'Neill. Service due by 9/4/2018 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits to Complaint)(jbry, ) (Entered: 06/05/2018)
2018-06-042Local Rule 26.01 Answers to Interrogatories by John David O'Neill.(jbry, ) (Entered: 06/05/2018)
2018-06-043Summons Issued as to United States Department of Justice, The. U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (jbry, ) (Entered: 06/05/2018)
2018-06-045MOTION to Compel Preparation of a Vaughn Index by John David O'Neill. Response to Motion due by 6/18/2018. Add an additional 3 days only if served by mail or otherwise allowed under Fed. R. Civ. P. 6 or Fed. R. Crim. P. 45. No proposed order.(jbry, ) (Entered: 06/05/2018)
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