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Case TitleTOBIAS v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02342
Date Filed2018-10-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
PlaintiffJIMMY TOBIAS
Case DescriptionJimmy Tobias, a freelance reporter, submitted FOIA requests to the Department of the Interior for records concerning meetings and communications between a number of agency officials and a variety of outside organizations. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further from the agency pertaining to any of his requests, Tobias filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
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2018-10-101COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5730478) filed by JIMMY TOBIAS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 15 Summons Summons)(Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 10/10/2018)
2018-10-102NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua Hart Burday on behalf of JIMMY TOBIAS (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 10/10/2018)
2018-10-11Case Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. (zrdj) (Entered: 10/11/2018)
2018-10-113SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zrdj) (Entered: 10/11/2018)
2018-10-174ORDER ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR CASES ASSIGNED TO JUDGE COLLEEN KOLLAR-KOTELLY. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 10/17/18. (DM) (Entered: 10/17/2018)
2018-10-315RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY served on 10/24/2018 (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 10/31/2018)
2018-10-316RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 10/23/2018. (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 10/31/2018)
2018-10-317RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 10/23/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 11/22/2018. (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 10/31/2018)
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