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Case TitleWINN v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02493
Date Filed2018-10-29
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge John D. Bates
PlaintiffH. RICHARD WINN
Case DescriptionRichard Winn, a doctor who was investigated by the Department of Justice between 1990 and 2002 when he was chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington, submitted a FOIA request to the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys for records concerning himself. Winn provided other variations of his name as well as obituaries for several other physicians mentioned in the records. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Winn filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2018-10-291COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5762734) filed by H. RICHARD WINN. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Related Case)(Hodes, Scott) (Entered: 10/29/2018)
2018-10-292NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by H. RICHARD WINN. Case related to Case No. 17-833. (zrdj) (Entered: 10/30/2018)
2018-10-30Case Assigned to Judge John D. Bates. (zrdj) (Entered: 10/30/2018)
2018-10-303SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zrdj) (Entered: 10/30/2018)
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