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Case TitleCITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv01552
Date Filed2019-05-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffCITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON
Case DescriptionCitizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington submitted a FOIA request to the Office of Legal Counsel at the Justice Department for records concerning the office's views given to Attorney General William Barr as to whether the evidence developed by the Special Counsel is sufficient to establish that President Trump obstructed justice. CREW also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. OLC informed CREW that its request for expedited processing had been denied and that it would be unable to respond within 20 days. CREW then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees, Expedited processing

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2019-05-281COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6147874) filed by CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Department of Justice, # 3 Summons U.S. Attorney, # 4 Summons Attorney General)(Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 05/28/2019)
2019-05-282LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON (Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 05/28/2019)
2019-05-31Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zef, ) (Entered: 05/31/2019)
2019-05-313SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 05/31/2019)
2019-06-124RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE served on 6/7/2019, RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 6/7/19., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 6/7/2019. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 7/7/2019.) (Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 06/12/2019)
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