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Case TitleHendricks v. US Department of Justice
DistrictCentral District of Illinois
Case Number3:2018cv03246
Date Filed2018-09-24
Date Closed2018-12-21
JudgeJudge Richard Mills
PlaintiffJerry Lee Hendricks
Case DescriptionJerry Hendricks, a federal prisoner, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice for records concerning his conviction. The agency disclosed 21 pages, with redactions on three pages, and withheld 160 pages entirely under Exemption 3 (other statutes). Hendricks filed an administrative appeal of the decision, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, he filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantUS Department of Justice
Opinion/Order [3]
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2018-09-241COMPLAINT against US Department of Justice filed by Jerry Lee Hendricks. (MJC, ilcd) (Entered: 09/27/2018)
2018-10-162MOTION for Order by Plaintiff Jerry Lee Hendricks. Responses due by 10/30/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Part 2)(GL, ilcd) (Entered: 10/17/2018)
2018-12-213MERIT REVIEW OPINION: This case is Dismissed pursuant to 28 U.S.C § 1915A(b) (1). The Clerk will terminate any pending motions and close this case. (SEE WRITTEN OPINION.) Entered by Judge Richard Mills on 12/21/2018. (GL, ilcd) (Entered: 12/21/2018)
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