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Case TitleBALES v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02779
Date Filed2018-11-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
Case DescriptionRobert Bales submitted a FOIA request to the Department of State for records concerning seven Afghan men who were called to the United States to testify at Bales' court-martial. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Bales filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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2018-11-281COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5811801) filed by ROBERT BALES. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Summons Atty General, # 4 Summons Dept of State, # 5 Summons U.S. Atty.)(Maher, John) (Entered: 11/28/2018)
2018-11-28Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (zmd) (Entered: 11/28/2018)
2018-11-292SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to All Defendants, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 11/29/2018)
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