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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)
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