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Case TitleTOBIAS v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02917
Date Filed2018-12-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Timothy J. Kelly
PlaintiffJIMMY TOBIAS
Case DescriptionJimmy Tobias, a free-lance journalist, submitted 12 FOIA requests to the Department of the Interior for records concerning communications between named agency officials and outside parties. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests and asked Tobias to narrow the scope of several requests, which he did. After hearing nothing further from the agency concerning any of his requests, Tobias filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
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2018-12-121COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5835545) filed by JIMMY TOBIAS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 14 Summons Summons)(Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 12/12/2018)
2018-12-122NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua Hart Burday on behalf of JIMMY TOBIAS (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 12/12/2018)
2018-12-13Case Assigned to Judge Timothy J. Kelly. (zef, ) (Entered: 12/13/2018)
2018-12-133SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Main Document 3 replaced on 12/13/2018) (zef, ). (Entered: 12/13/2018)
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