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Case TitleSoutheastern Legal Foundation, Inc. v. Central Intelligence Agency
DistrictNorthern District of Georgia
Case Number1:2019cv03054
Date Filed2019-07-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Steve C. Jones
PlaintiffSoutheastern Legal Foundation, Inc.
Case DescriptionThe Southeastern Legal Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the CIA for records concerning communications between the agency and the FBI pertaining to the Steele dossier. SLF also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, SLF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantCentral Intelligence Agency
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2019-07-031COMPLAINT filed by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc. (Filing fee $400, receipt number AGANDC-8771728) (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(bdb) Please visit our website at to obtain Pretrial Instructions and Pretrial Associated Forms which includes the Consent To Proceed Before U.S. Magistrate form. (Entered: 07/08/2019)
2019-07-032Summons Issued as to Central Intelligence Agency, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 U. S. Attorney's Office, # 2 William P. Barr)(bdb) (Entered: 07/08/2019)
2019-07-033Certificate of Interested Persons and Corporate Disclosure Statement by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc. (bdb) (Entered: 07/08/2019)
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