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Case TitleELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv01468
Date Filed2019-05-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Timothy J. Kelly
PlaintiffELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER
Case DescriptionThe Electronic Privacy Information Center submitted a FOIA request to the Department of State for records concerning the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Consular Consolidated Database. EPIC also requested expedited processing and inclusion in the news media fee category. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. EPIC contacted State's FOIA office twice to inquire about the status of its request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, EPIC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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2019-05-201COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6135252) filed by ELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Attorney General of the United States, # 3 Summons Department of State, # 4 Summons US Attorney)(Scott, Jeramie) (Entered: 05/20/2019)
2019-05-22Case Assigned to Judge Timothy J. Kelly. (zeg) (Entered: 05/22/2019)
2019-05-222SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zeg) (Entered: 05/22/2019)
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