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Case TitleSoutheastern Legal Foundation, Inc. v. United States Department of Justice
DistrictNorthern District of Georgia
CityAtlanta
Case Number1:2019cv03429
Date Filed2019-07-30
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Mark H. Cohen
PlaintiffSoutheastern Legal Foundation, Inc.
Case DescriptionThe Southeastern Legal Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning any finding that an attorney violated the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court rules in connection with obtaining a warrant to conduct surveillance of Carter Page. SLF also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. 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

DefendantUnited States Department of Justice
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2019-07-301COMPLAINT filed by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.. (Filing fee $400.00, receipt number AGANDC-8827310) (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: 07/31/2019)
2019-07-302Electronic Summons Issued as to United States Department of Justice. (eop) (Entered: 07/31/2019)
2019-07-303Electronic Summons Issued as to William P. Barr. (eop) (Entered: 07/31/2019)
2019-07-304Electronic Summons Issued as to United States Attorney Office. (eop) (Entered: 07/31/2019)
2019-07-305Certificate of Interested Persons by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.. (eop) (Entered: 07/31/2019)
2019-07-316STANDING ORDER REGARDING CIVIL LITIGATION . Signed by Judge Mark H. Cohen on 7/31/19. (bnw) (Entered: 07/31/2019)
2019-08-05Clerks Notation re 5 Certificate of Interested Persons reviewed by MHC. (lwb) (Entered: 08/05/2019)
2019-08-127Return of Service Executed by Southeastern Legal Foundation, Inc.. United States Department of Justice served on 8/5/2019, answer due 10/4/2019. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proof of Service to U.S. Department of Justice, # 2 Exhibit Proof of Service to U.S. Attorney General, # 3 Exhibit Proof of Service to U.S. Attorney NDGA)(Hermann, Kimberly) (Entered: 08/12/2019)
2019-08-288Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File a Responsive Pleading to Plaintiff's Complaint with Brief In Support by United States Department of Justice. (Attachments: # 1 Brief, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Williams, Samuel) Modified on 8/28/2019 (adg). (Entered: 08/28/2019)
2019-08-289ORDER GRANTING 8 Motion for Extension of Time through and including 11/11/2019 for United States Department of Justice to file a responsive pleading to the 1 Complaint. Signed by Judge Mark H. Cohen on 8/28/2019. (adg) (Entered: 08/28/2019)
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