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Case TitleSoutheastern Legal Foundation, Inc. v. Office of the Director of National Intelligence
DistrictNorthern District of Georgia
CityAtlanta
Case Number1:2019cv03144
Date Filed2019-07-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Jean-Paul Boulee
PlaintiffSoutheastern Legal Foundation, Inc.
Case DescriptionSoutheastern Legal Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence for records concerning communications between former CIA director John Brennan and former FBI director James Comey pertaining to the Steele dossier and related issues. SLF also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but 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

DefendantOffice of the Director of National Intelligence
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2019-07-101COMPLAINT filed by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.. (Filing fee $400.00, receipt number AGANDC-8783375) (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(eop) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov/commonly-used-forms to obtain Pretrial Instructions and Pretrial Associated Forms which includes the Consent To Proceed Before U.S. Magistrate form. (Entered: 07/11/2019)
2019-07-102Electronic Summons Issued as to Office of the Director of National Intelligence. (eop) (Entered: 07/11/2019)
2019-07-103Electronic Summons Issued as to William P. Barr, U. S. Attorney General. (eop) (Entered: 07/11/2019)
2019-07-104Electronic Summons Issued as to U. S. Attorney's Office. (eop) (Entered: 07/11/2019)
2019-07-105Certificate of Interested Persons by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.. (eop) (Entered: 07/11/2019)
2019-08-066Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint, with Brief In Support by Office of the Director of National Intelligence. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Manship, Flora) (Entered: 08/06/2019)
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