Skip to content

Case Detail

[Subscribe to updates]
Case TitlePROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC. et al v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02728
Date Filed2018-11-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffPROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC.
PlaintiffRYAN NOAH SHAPIRO
Case DescriptionProperty of the People and researcher Ryan Shapiro submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice for records concerning whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller received a waiver because of his former employment at the law firm of Wilmer Hale. Property of the People and Shapiro also requested inclusion in the news media/educational institute for purposes of fees and asked for a fee waiver as well. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Property of the People and Shapiro filed suit.
Complaint issues: Public Interest Fee Waiver, Fee Category - Media or Educational, Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Documents
Docket
Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
User-contributed Documents
 
Docket Events (Hide)
Date FiledDoc #Docket Text

2018-11-211COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5805200) filed by PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC., RYAN NOAH SHAPIRO. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet)(Kelly, Joseph) (Entered: 11/21/2018)
2018-11-212LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC. (Kelly, Joseph) (Entered: 11/21/2018)
2018-11-21Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zmd) (Entered: 11/21/2018)
2018-11-263SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 11/26/2018)
2018-11-264REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE re 1 Complaint filed by PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC., RYAN NOAH SHAPIRO. Related document: 1 Complaint filed by PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE, INC., RYAN NOAH SHAPIRO.(Kelly, Joseph) (Entered: 11/26/2018)
2018-11-285ENTERED IN ERROR.....SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney General (jf) Modified on 12/3/2018 (jf). (Entered: 11/28/2018)
2018-12-03NOTICE OF CORRECTED DOCKET ENTRY: Document No.re 5 Summons Issued Electronically as to AUSA was entered in error and reissued.(jf) (Entered: 12/03/2018)
2018-12-036SUMMONS (3) Reissued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, SUMMONS Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (jf) (Entered: 12/03/2018)
Hide Docket Events
by FOIA Project Staff
Skip to toolbar