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Case TitleHardimon v. Executive Office of the U.S. Attorneys et al
DistrictEastern District of Missouri
CitySt. Louis
Case Number4:2018cv01763
Date Filed2018-10-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeDistrict Judge Rodney W. Sippel
PlaintiffJohn M. Hardimon
Case DescriptionJohn Hardimon, a federal prisoner, submitted a FOIA request to the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys for records concerning plea agreements from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Illinois. EOUSA denied Hardimon's request because he had waived his right to file FOIA requests in his own plea agreement. Hardimon filed an administrative appeal and the agency upheld its original decision. Hardimon then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Jurisdiction - Failure to State a Claim

DefendantExecutive Office of the U.S. Attorneys
DefendantOffice of Information Policy
DefendantU.S. Attorney For Southern Illinois
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2018-10-151COMPLAINT against All Defendants, Jury Demand, filed by John M. Hardimon. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment A, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Envelope)(JWD) (Entered: 10/16/2018)
2018-10-152MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by Plaintiff John M. Hardimon. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit - Bank of America Account Summary)(JWD) (Entered: 10/16/2018)
2018-10-16Case Opening Notification: Judge Assigned: Honorable Rodney W. Sippel. (JWD) (Entered: 10/16/2018)
2018-10-16***Complaint Letter Created. This is to advise you that this office has received and filed your complaint and has assigned it the above-referenced case number. (JWD) (Entered: 10/16/2018)
2018-10-16***Complaint Letter Processed (see notice of electronic filing for distribution list) Tue Oct 16 12:02:48 CDT 2018 (admin,) (Entered: 10/16/2018)
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