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Case TitleWASHINGTON POST COMPANY v. SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02622
Date Filed2018-11-14
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffWASHINGTON POST COMPANY
doing business as WASHINGTON POST
Case DescriptionWashington Post reporter Craig Whitlock submitted a FOIA request to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction for records concerning transcripts and audio recordings of interviews conducted for SIGAR's "Lessons Learned Program." The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but refused to provide identities for all the interviewees. The agency disclosed about half of the records, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Post filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantSPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION
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2018-11-141COMPLAINT WP COMPANY LLC d/b/a THE WASHINGTON POST against All Defendants SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5790610) filed by WASHINGTON POST COMPANY. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit Exhibit K, # 12 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 13 Summons SIGAR Summons, # 14 Summons Whitaker Summons, # 15 Summons Liu Summons)(Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 11/14/2018)
2018-11-142NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by All Plaintiffs. Case related to Case No. 1:17-cv-2114. (Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 11/14/2018)
2018-11-143LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by WASHINGTON POST COMPANY (Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 11/14/2018)
2018-11-15Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zrdj) (Entered: 11/15/2018)
2018-11-154SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zrdj) (Entered: 11/15/2018)
2018-11-215RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 11/16/2018. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 12/16/2018. (Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 11/21/2018)
2018-11-216RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 11/16/2018. (Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 11/21/2018)
2018-11-217RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION served on 11/19/2018 (Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 11/21/2018)
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