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Case TitleCARLBORG v. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01881
Date Filed2018-08-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffROBERT S. CARLBORG
Case DescriptionRobert Carlborg submitted FOIA requests to the Marine Corps for records about himself. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requesst. The agency disclosed 244 pages with redactions under Exemption 5 (privileges), Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy) and Exemption 7(C) (invasion of privacy concerning law enforcement records). Carlborg filed an administrative appeal of the agency's decision. The agency denied the appeal as to the exemption claims but told the Marine Corps to provide missing email attachments. The agency disclosed an additional 187 pages of email attachments. Carlborg filed another administrative appeal again challenging the exemption claims. This time the agency removed some of the redactions. Carlborg received some more records and filed more appeals. Dissatisfied, he finally filed suit.
Complaint issues: Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
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2018-08-101ENTERED IN ERROR.....COMPLAINT against ROBERT S. CARLBORG ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5633497) filed by ROBERT S. CARLBORG. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Gittins, Charles) Modified on 8/14/2018 (zsth). (Entered: 08/10/2018)
2018-08-10Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (zsth) (Entered: 08/14/2018)
2018-08-132NOTICE OF CORRECTED COMPLAINT against ROBERT S. CARLBORG (Fee Status:Filing Fee Waived) filed by ROBERT S. CARLBORG. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(Gittins, Charles) Modified on 8/24/2018 (sth). (Entered: 08/13/2018)
2018-08-153COMPLAINT against ROBERT S. CARLBORG (Fee Status:Filing Fee Waived) filed by ROBERT S. CARLBORG with corrected summons. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons)(Gittins, Charles) Modified on 8/15/2018 (zsth). (Entered: 08/15/2018)
2018-08-154SUMMONS (2) Issued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 08/15/2018)
2018-08-245COMPLAINT against ROBERT S. CARLBORG (Fee Status:Filing Fee Waived) filed by ROBERT S. CARLBORG. (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(Gittins, Charles) (Entered: 08/24/2018)
2018-08-246SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY. (sth) (Entered: 08/24/2018)
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