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Case TitleULLAH et al v. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02785
Date Filed2018-11-29
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffOBAID ULLAH
PlaintiffAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION
PlaintiffAMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionThe American Civil Liberties Union, on behalf of Obaid Ullah, the nephew of Gul Rahman, an Afghani who was detained and tortured to death by the CIA in Pakistan in 2002, submitted a FOIA request to the CIA for records concerning the disposition and location of Rahman's body. The ACLU also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The CIA acknowledged receipt of the request and denied the ACLU's request for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the ACLU filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantCENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
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2018-11-291COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5813414) filed by OBAID ULLAH, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Ladin, Dror) (Entered: 11/29/2018)
2018-11-292LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION (Ladin, Dror) (Entered: 11/29/2018)
2018-11-29Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (zef, ) (Entered: 11/29/2018)
2018-11-293SUMMONS (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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