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Case TitleDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION v. FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01597
Date Filed2018-07-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionDemocracy Forward Foundation submitted FOIA requests to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for records concerning after-action reports pertaining to contractor work in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. DFF also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, DFF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
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2018-07-051COMPLAINT against FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5571905) filed by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons)(Thurston, Robin) (Entered: 07/05/2018)
2018-07-052LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION (Thurston, Robin) (Entered: 07/05/2018)
2018-07-06Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (zjd) (Entered: 07/06/2018)
2018-07-063SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zjd) (Entered: 07/06/2018)
2018-07-234NOTICE of Proof of Service by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION (Attachments: # 1 Declaration)(Thurston, Robin) (Entered: 07/23/2018)
2018-08-135ANSWER to Complaint by FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.(Morgan, Sherri) (Entered: 08/13/2018)
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