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Case TitleSIMMONS v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv02058
Date Filed2019-07-11
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffSAMARA L. A. SIMMONS
Case DescriptionSamara Simmons submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of State for a list of specific records pertaining to her. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further from the agency pertaining to either request, Simmons filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
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2019-07-111COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6247167) filed by SAMARA L. A. SIMMONS. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Deming, Stuart) (Entered: 07/11/2019)
2019-07-12Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (zeg) (Entered: 07/12/2019)
2019-07-122SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zeg) (Entered: 07/12/2019)
2019-07-313NOTICE of Appearance by J. Michael King on behalf of SAMARA L. A. SIMMONS (King, J. Michael) (Entered: 07/31/2019)
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