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Case TitleCAMPAIGN FOR ACCOUNTABILITY v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv00624
Date Filed2019-03-06
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffCAMPAIGN FOR ACCOUNTABILITY
Case DescriptionThe Campaign for Accountability submitted five FOIA requests to the Department of Health and Human Services for records concerning application materials submitted to the agency for grants under Title V and Title X. The agency acknowledged some of the requests but not others. After hearing nothing further from the agency pertaining to any of its requests, Campaign for Accountability filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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2019-03-061COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5984913) filed by CAMPAIGN FOR ACCOUNTABILITY. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet, # 7 Summons, # 8 Summons, # 9 Summons)(Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 03/06/2019)
2019-03-062LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CAMPAIGN FOR ACCOUNTABILITY (Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 03/06/2019)
2019-03-06Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zef, ) (Entered: 03/06/2019)
2019-03-063SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 03/06/2019)
2019-03-084MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Alice C.C. Huling, :Firm- Campaign for Accountability, :Address- 660 Pennsylvania Avenue SE #337 Washington, DC 20003. Phone No. - (202) 780-5750. Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5989992. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by CAMPAIGN FOR ACCOUNTABILITY (Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 03/08/2019)
2019-03-08MINUTE ORDER granting 4 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Attorney Alice Clare Campbell Huling is hereby admitted pro hac vice to appear in this matter on behalf of Plaintiff. Signed by Judge Amit P. Mehta on 03/08/2019. (lcapm3) (Entered: 03/08/2019)
2019-03-155RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 3/6/2019. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 4/5/2019.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 03/11/2019., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES served on 3/11/2019 (Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 03/15/2019)
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