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Case TitlePeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc. et al v. The United States Department of Agriculture et al
DistrictEastern District of Virginia
CityNorfolk
Case Number2:2018cv00306
Date Filed2018-06-07
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeDistrict Judge Henry C. Morgan, Jr
PlaintiffPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc.
PlaintiffDelcianna J. Winders
Case DescriptionPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Agriculture for records concerning the decision to remove Animal Welfare Act data from the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service website. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further from the agency, PETA filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantThe United States Department of Agriculture
DefendantAnimal and Plant Health Inspection Service
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2018-06-071COMPLAINT against Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, The United States Department of Agriculture ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0422-6120598.), filed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc., Delcianna J. Winders. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(epri) (Entered: 06/07/2018)
2018-06-072Financial Interest Disclosure Statement (Local Rule 7.1) by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc. (epri) (Entered: 06/07/2018)
2018-06-073Two (2) Summonses Issued as to Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, The United States Department of Agriculture. NOTICE TO ATTORNEY: Print out two electronically issued summons and one copy of the attachments for each defendant to be served with the complaint. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Motions Procedures)(epri) (Entered: 06/07/2018)
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