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Case TitleWHITTAKER v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01434
Date Filed2018-06-18
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffNOEL F. WHITTAKER
Case DescriptionNoel Whitaker submitted a FOIA request to the Office of Personnel Management for records concerning his background investigation. The agency disclosed a two-page document with a redaction requested by the FBI. Whitaker filed an administrative appeal of that decision with the Office of Information Policy at the Department of Justice. OIP upheld the FBI's redaction. Whitaker than filed suit against OPM and DOJ.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2018-06-181COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5539070) filed by NOEL F. WHITTAKER. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Lynch, John) (Entered: 06/18/2018)
2018-06-18Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zmd) (Entered: 06/20/2018)
2018-06-202NOTICE Updated Civil Cover Sheet by NOEL F. WHITTAKER (Lynch, John) (Entered: 06/20/2018)
2018-06-203SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 06/20/2018)
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