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Case TitleELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01814
Date Filed2018-08-01
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
PlaintiffELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER
Case DescriptionThe Electronic Privacy Information Center submitted two FOIA requests to the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys for records concerning the federal use of 18 U.S.C. Section 2703(d) to obtain cell phone location information. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, EPIC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2018-08-011COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5615934) filed by ELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Department of Justice, # 3 Summons U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, # 4 Summons Attorney General of the United States)(Butler, Alan) (Entered: 08/01/2018)
2018-08-02Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (zjd) (Entered: 08/02/2018)
2018-08-022SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zjd) (Entered: 08/02/2018)
2018-08-023STANDING ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. The parties are hereby ORDERED to read and comply with the directives in the attached standing order. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 8/2/2018. (lctnm2) (Entered: 08/02/2018)
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