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Case TitleCITIZENS UNITED v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01446
Date Filed2018-06-19
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Emmet G. Sullivan
PlaintiffCITIZENS UNITED
Case DescriptionCitizens United submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice for text messages sent between Assistant Attorney General for Legislative Affairs Peter Kadzik and FBI agent Peter Strzok. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Citizens United filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2018-06-191COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5541609) filed by CITIZENS UNITED. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons to Attorney General, # 3 Summons to Dept of Justice, # 4 Summons to US Attorney, # 5 Exhibit A, # 6 Exhibit B)(Morgan, Jeremiah) (Entered: 06/19/2018)
2018-06-192LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CITIZENS UNITED (Morgan, Jeremiah) (Entered: 06/19/2018)
2018-06-19Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (zmd) (Entered: 06/21/2018)
2018-06-213SUMMONS (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: 06/21/2018)
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