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Case TitleEDDINGTON v. U.S. NORTHERN COMMAND
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv01996
Date Filed2019-07-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffPATRICK EDDINGTON
Case DescriptionPatrick Eddington, a researcher at the Cato Institute, submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Northern Command for records concerning policies to surveil or detain Muslims under a national emergency or use of military force. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Eddington filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. NORTHERN COMMAND
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2019-07-031COMPLAINT against U.S. NORTHERN COMMAND ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6234470) filed by PATRICK EDDINGTON. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons)(Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 07/03/2019)
2019-07-032NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua Hart Burday on behalf of PATRICK EDDINGTON (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 07/03/2019)
2019-07-05Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (zjd) (Entered: 07/05/2019)
2019-07-053SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. NORTHERN COMMAND, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zjd) (Entered: 07/05/2019)
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