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Case TitleLEOPOLD et al v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv01957
Date Filed2018-08-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
PlaintiffJASON LEOPOLD
PlaintiffBUZZFEED INC.
Case DescriptionBuzzfeed Reporter Jason Leopold submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security for records concerning emails sent to or from, and briefing books and other materials provided to, Secretary Kristjen Nielsen since June 2017. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and invoked a 10-day extension. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Leopold filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
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2018-08-211COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5651242) filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits A - C, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons)(Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 08/21/2018)
2018-08-212NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Topic on behalf of BUZZFEED INC., JASON LEOPOLD (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 08/21/2018)
2018-08-21Case Assigned to Judge Christopher R. Cooper. (zmd) (Entered: 08/24/2018)
2018-08-273SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Main Document 3 replaced on 8/31/2018) (zmd). (Entered: 08/27/2018)
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