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Case TitleDavis Wright Tremaine LLP v. United States Customs and Border Protection
DistrictWestern District of Washington
Case Number2:2019cv00334
Date Filed2019-03-06
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ricardo S. Martinez
PlaintiffDavis Wright Tremaine LLP
Case DescriptionThe law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning its policy of banning Canadians involved in the cannabis industry from entering the United States. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the law firm filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Customs and Border Protection
Complaint attachment 1
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2019-03-061COMPLAINT against defendant(s) United States Customs and Border Protection (Receipt # 0981-5678165) Attorney Christopher C. Morley added to party Davis Wright Tremaine LLP(pty:pla), filed by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(Morley, Christopher) (Entered: 03/06/2019)
2019-03-07Judge Ricardo S. Martinez added. (GT) (Entered: 03/07/2019)
2019-03-072Summons Electronically Issued as to defendant United States Customs and Border Protection (GT) (Entered: 03/07/2019)
2019-03-07NOTICE Pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P 7.1, Plaintiff(s) must file a Corporate Disclosure Statement by 3/14/2019. (GT) (Entered: 03/07/2019)
2019-03-073NOTICE TO FILER: re 1 Complaint,. Notice of Filing Deficiency ** Action Required ** See Attached Letter for More Information and Instructions. (GT) (Entered: 03/07/2019)
2019-03-074CIVIL COVER SHEET re 1 Complaint, ; filed by Plaintiff Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. (Morley, Christopher) (Entered: 03/07/2019)
2019-03-135CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT indicating no Corporate Parents and/or Affiliates. Filed pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P 7.1. Filed by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP (Morley, Christopher) (Entered: 03/13/2019)
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