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Case TitleLEGAL SERVICES OF EASTERN MISSOURI v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv02782
Date Filed2019-09-17
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffLEGAL SERVICES OF EASTERN MISSOURI
Case DescriptionLegal Services of Eastern Missouri submitted a FOIA request to the Department Housing and Urban Development for records concerning the agency's involvement in public housing in Wellston. Legal Services also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and denied Legal Services' request for a fee waiver, asking instead for a commitment to pay fees. Legal Services filed an administrative appeal of the denial of its fee waiver request. The agency denied Legal Services' administrative appeal and requested the agency pay $2,366 as a down payment on fees. Legal Services then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
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2019-09-171COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6382269) filed by LEGAL SERVICES OF EASTERN MISSOURI. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons (U.S. Attorney), # 3 Summons (Attorney General), # 4 Summons (Agency))(Llewellyn, Patrick) (Attachment 1 replaced on 9/19/2019) (zeg). (Entered: 09/17/2019)
2019-09-172LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by LEGAL SERVICES OF EASTERN MISSOURI (Llewellyn, Patrick) (Entered: 09/17/2019)
2019-09-173NOTICE of Appearance by Michael T. Kirkpatrick on behalf of LEGAL SERVICES OF EASTERN MISSOURI (Kirkpatrick, Michael) (Entered: 09/17/2019)
2019-09-19Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (zeg) (Entered: 09/19/2019)
2019-09-194SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zeg) (Entered: 09/19/2019)
2019-09-195RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 9/19/2019. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 10/19/2019. (Llewellyn, Patrick) (Entered: 09/19/2019)
2019-09-276NOTICE of Appearance by Katherine Boyd Palmer-Ball on behalf of U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (Palmer-Ball, Katherine) (Entered: 09/27/2019)
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