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Case TitleJUDICIAL WATCH, INC. v. NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv01007
Date Filed2019-04-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffJUDICIAL WATCH, INC.
Case DescriptionJudicial Watch submitted a FOIA request to the National Archives and Records Administration for records contained in FBI File 100-NY-161499. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, denied Judicial Watch's request for a fee waiver, and told Judicial Watch that it would take two years to process the records for disclosure. Judicial Watch filed an administrative appeal challenging the time estimate and the denial of Judicial Watch's fee waiver request. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, Judicial Watch filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantNATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
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2019-04-101COMPLAINT against NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6051661) filed by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons U.S. Attorney, # 3 Summons U.S. Attorney General, # 4 Summons National Archives and Records Administration)(Lee, Eric) (Entered: 04/10/2019)
2019-04-102LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. (Lee, Eric) (Entered: 04/10/2019)
2019-04-12Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (zef, ) (Entered: 04/12/2019)
2019-04-123SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 04/12/2019)
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