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Case TitleCITIZENS UNITED v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv02108
Date Filed2019-07-16
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffCITIZENS UNITED
Case DescriptionCitizens United submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of State for records concerning communications from a number of listed officials pertaining to various topics. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Citizens United filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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2019-07-161COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6256558) filed by CITIZENS UNITED. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D, # 6 Summons to the Attorney General, # 7 Summons to the State Dept, # 8 Summons to the US Attorney)(Morgan, Jeremiah) (Entered: 07/16/2019)
2019-07-162LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CITIZENS UNITED (Morgan, Jeremiah) (Entered: 07/16/2019)
2019-07-18Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (zef, ) (Entered: 07/18/2019)
2019-07-183SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, ) (Entered: 07/18/2019)
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