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Case TitleJUDICIAL WATCH, INC. et al v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv01384
Date Filed2019-05-14
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffJUDICIAL WATCH, INC.
PlaintiffDAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionJudicial Watch and the Daily Caller Foundation submitted FOIA requests to the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Navy for records concerning then-Marine Corps Commandant Joseph Dunford's request to former Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Defense Secretary Ash Carter that exceptions be made to the decision to allow women to serve in any Marine Corps occupational specialty. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from either agency, Judicial Watch, and the Daily Caller Foundation filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
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2019-05-141COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6121981) filed by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, # 3 Summons U.S. Attorney General, # 4 Summons U.S. Department of Defense)(Peterson, James) (Entered: 05/14/2019)
2019-05-142LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. (Peterson, James) (Entered: 05/14/2019)
2019-05-143LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by THE DAILY CALLER NEWS FOUNDATION (Peterson, James) (Entered: 05/14/2019)
2019-05-16Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (zef, ) (Entered: 05/16/2019)
2019-05-164SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 05/16/2019)
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