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Case TitleDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION v. CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv00270
Date Filed2019-01-31
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
PlaintiffDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionDemocracy Forward Foundation submitted three FOIA requests to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for records concerning the agency's authority to conduct supervisory activities under the Military Lending Act. DFF also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests. DFF also submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Defense for records concerning communications between the agency and the CFPB pertaining to the Military Lending Act. DFF also requested a fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from either agency, DFF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantCONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
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2019-01-311COMPLAINT against CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5919726) filed by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION. (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 Civil Cover Sheet, # 13 Summons CFPB, # 14 Summons DOD, # 15 Summons USAO, # 16 Summons USAG)(Shah, Nitin) (Entered: 01/31/2019)
2019-01-31Case Assigned to Judge Christopher R. Cooper. (zef) (Entered: 01/31/2019)
2019-01-312SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 01/31/2019)
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