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Case TitleFREEDOM WATCH, INC. v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02116
Date Filed2018-09-11
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Emmet G. Sullivan
PlaintiffFREEDOM WATCH, INC.
Case DescriptionFreedom Watch submitted four FOIA requests to the Department of Justice, the FBI, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms for records concerning several named individuals. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further from the agencies, Freedom Watch filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
DefendantBUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS, AND EXPLOSIVES
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2018-09-111COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5683681) filed by FREEDOM WATCH, INC.. (Attachments: # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons), # 6 Civil Cover Sheet). (Klayman, Larry) (Attachment(s) # 6 replaced on 9/13/2018. (znmw). (Entered: 09/11/2018)
2018-09-11Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (zmd) (Entered: 09/12/2018)
2018-09-132STANDING ORDER: The parties are directed to read the attached Standing Order Governing Civil Cases Before Judge Emmet G. Sullivan in its entirety upon receipt. The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives in the attached Standing Order. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 09/13/18. (Attachment: # 1 Exhibit 1) (mac) (Entered: 09/13/2018)
2018-09-133SUMMONS (5) Issued Electronically as to BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS, AND EXPLOSIVES, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent) (zmd) (Entered: 09/13/2018)
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