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Case TitleBRADY CENTER TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02643
Date Filed2018-11-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Randolph D. Moss
PlaintiffBRADY CENTER TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE
Case DescriptionThe Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence submitted a FOIA request to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms for warning letters and the underlying reports of violations issued to federal firearms licenses since July 2017. The request was a follow-up to the Brady Center's earlier litigation for such records covering July 2015-July 2017. The Brady Center also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and granted the Brady Center's request for a fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the Brady Center filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantBUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS, AND EXPLOSIVES
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2018-11-151COMPLAINT against BRADY CENTER TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5793542) filed by BRADY CENTER TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet)(Barnett, Kevin) (Attachment 6 replaced on 11/16/2018) (zef, ). (Entered: 11/15/2018)
2018-11-152LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by BRADY CENTER TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE (Barnett, Kevin) (Entered: 11/15/2018)
2018-11-15Case Assigned to Judge Randolph D. Moss. (zef, ) (Entered: 11/16/2018)
2018-11-163NOTICE OF RELATED CASE. Case related to Case No. 17-cv-2130. (zef, ) (Entered: 11/16/2018)
2018-11-164SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to All Defendants, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 11/16/2018)
2018-11-265STANDING ORDER: The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives set forth in this Court's Standing Order. See document for details. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 11/26/2018. (lcrdm1, ) (Entered: 11/26/2018)
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