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Case TitleCITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01766
Date Filed2018-07-30
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffCITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON
Case DescriptionCitizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice for records concerning any Office of Professional Responsibility investigation of former FBI assistant director Andrew McCabe. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told CREW that it was posting responsive records in its online reading room. However, after the agency failed to post any records, CREW filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2018-07-301COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5609714) filed by CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons U.S. Department of Justice, # 3 Summons Attorney General, # 4 Summons U.S. Attorney)(Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 07/30/2018)
2018-07-302LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON (Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 07/30/2018)
2018-07-30Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (zmd) (Entered: 07/30/2018)
2018-08-013SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmd) (Entered: 08/02/2018)
2018-08-084RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 8/7/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 9/6/2018. (Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 08/08/2018)
2018-08-085RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE served on 8/7/2018 (Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 08/08/2018)
2018-08-086RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 8/7/18. (Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 08/08/2018)
2018-08-087GENERAL ORDER FOR CIVIL CASES BEFORE THE HONORABLE REGGIE B. WALTON. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on August 8, 2018. (lcrbw2) (Entered: 08/08/2018)
2018-09-068ANSWER to Complaint by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.(Sandberg, Justin) (Entered: 09/06/2018)
2018-09-06MINUTE ORDER. To ensure the expeditious resolution of this action, and because this action qualifies as an exempted case under Local Civil Rule 16.3(b), it is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall file a joint proposed schedule governing further proceedings on or before September 27, 2018. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on September 6, 2018. (lcrbw2) (Entered: 09/06/2018)
2018-09-06Set/Reset Deadlines: joint proposed schedule governing further proceedings due by 9/27/2018. (hs) (Entered: 09/06/2018)
2018-09-269Joint STATUS REPORT with Proposed Schedule by U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. (Sandberg, Justin) (Entered: 09/26/2018)
2018-09-28MINUTE ORDER. Upon consideration of the parties' 9 Joint Proposed Schedule, it is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall appear before the Court for a status conference on October 3, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., to discuss their respective positions regarding the schedule for the processing and production of the records sought by the plaintiff. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on September 28, 2018. (lcrbw2) (Entered: 09/28/2018)
2018-09-28Set/Reset Hearings: Status Conference set for 10/3/2018 at 10:30 AM in Courtroom 16 before Judge Reggie B. Walton. (hs) (Entered: 09/28/2018)
2018-10-03Minute Entry; for proceedings held before Judge Reggie B. Walton: Status Conference held on 10/3/2018. Status Conference set for 1/18/2019 at 11:30 AM in Courtroom 16 before Judge Reggie B. Walton. (Court Reporter Cathryn Jones) (hs) (Entered: 10/03/2018)
2018-10-0310ORDER. See attached Order for details. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on October 3, 2018. (lcrbw2) (Entered: 10/03/2018)
2018-11-0611NOTICE of Change of Address by Justin Michael Sandberg (Sandberg, Justin) (Entered: 11/06/2018)
2018-11-1312NOTICE of Change of Address by Anne L. Weismann (Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 11/13/2018)
2018-11-1313TRANSCRIPT OF PROCEEDINGS before Judge Reggie B. Walton held on October 3, 2018; Page Numbers: 1 - 10. Court Reporter/Transcriber Cathryn Jones, Telephone number 202 354-3246, Transcripts may be ordered by submitting the <a href="http://www.dcd.uscourts.gov/node/110">Transcript Order Form</a><P></P><P></P>For the first 90 days after this filing date, the transcript may be viewed at the courthouse at a public terminal or purchased from the court reporter referenced above. After 90 days, the transcript may be accessed via PACER. Other transcript formats, (multi-page, condensed, CD or ASCII) may be purchased from the court reporter.<P> NOTICE RE REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: The parties have twenty-one days to file with the court and the court reporter any request to redact personal identifiers from this transcript. If no such requests are filed, the transcript will be made available to the public via PACER without redaction after 90 days. The policy, which includes the five personal identifiers specifically covered, is located on our website at www.dcd.uscourts.gov.<P></P> Redaction Request due 12/4/2018. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 12/14/2018. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 2/11/2019.(Jones, Cathryn) (Entered: 11/13/2018)
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