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Case TitleTOBIAS v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv02023
Date Filed2019-07-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Royce C. Lamberth
PlaintiffJIMMY TOBIAS
Case DescriptionJimmy Tobias, an independent reporter, submitted FOIA requests to the Department of the Interior for records concerning communications sent to or from Bureau of Land Management official Kathleen Benedetto pertaining to various protected federal lands. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency pertaining to any of the requests, Tobias filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
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2019-07-081COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6239994) filed by JIMMY TOBIAS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit N, # 15 Exhibit O, # 16 Exhibit P, # 17 Exhibit Q, # 18 Exhibit R, # 19 Exhibit S, # 20 Exhibit T, # 21 Exhibit U, # 22 Exhibit V, # 23 Exhibit W, # 24 Exhibit X, # 25 Civil Cover Sheet, # 26 Summons)(Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 07/08/2019)
2019-07-082NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua Hart Burday on behalf of JIMMY TOBIAS (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 07/08/2019)
2019-07-10Case Assigned to Judge Royce C. Lamberth. (zeg) (Entered: 07/10/2019)
2019-07-113SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zeg) (Entered: 07/11/2019)
2019-08-064NOTICE of Appearance by Merrick Jason Wayne on behalf of JIMMY TOBIAS (Wayne, Merrick) (Entered: 08/06/2019)
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