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Case TitleDAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01833
Date Filed2018-08-06
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
PlaintiffDAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionThe Daily Caller Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning Daniel Richman, a Special Government Employee hired by former FBI Director James Comey. DCF also requested a fee waiver and expedited processing. The FBI acknowledged receipt of the request and granted DCF news media fee status and told DCF that its request for a fee waiver was pending. After hearing nothing further from the agency, DCF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
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2018-08-061COMPLAINT against FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5622622) filed by DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons FBI, # 5 Summons AG, # 6 Summons Clerk)(Bolinder, Eric) (Entered: 08/06/2018)
2018-08-062Corporate Disclosure Statement by DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION. (Bolinder, Eric) (Entered: 08/06/2018)
2018-08-063NOTICE of Appearance by Lee A. Steven on behalf of DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION (Steven, Lee) (Entered: 08/06/2018)
2018-08-08Case Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. (zsb) (Entered: 08/08/2018)
2018-08-084ORDER ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR CASES ASSIGNED TO JUDGE COLLEEN KOLLAR-KOTELLY. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 08/08/18. (DM) (Entered: 08/08/2018)
2018-08-105SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 08/10/2018)
2018-08-176RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 8/14/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 9/13/2018. (Bolinder, Eric) (Entered: 08/17/2018)
2018-08-177RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 8/14/2018. (Bolinder, Eric) (Entered: 08/17/2018)
2018-08-178RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION served on 8/14/2018 (Bolinder, Eric) (Entered: 08/17/2018)
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