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Case TitleSAVAGE v. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv02983
Date Filed2019-10-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffCOURTLAND SAVAGE
Case DescriptionCourtland Savage, an African American student pilot with the Navy, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Navy for records concerning an investigation report on allegations of racial discrimination that resulted in Savage resigning from the Navy. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The Navy disclosed a heavily redacted copy of the report, claiming Exemption 3 (other statutes), Exemption 5 (privileges), and Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy). Savage filed an administrative appeal of the denial. The Navy upheld the denial. Savage then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
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2019-10-031COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6416759) filed by Courtland Savage. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Montalvo, Eric) (Entered: 10/03/2019)
2019-10-09Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zeg) (Entered: 10/09/2019)
2019-10-092SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zeg) (Entered: 10/09/2019)
2019-11-143NOTICE of Appearance by Christopher Charles Hair on behalf of DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY (Hair, Christopher) (Entered: 11/14/2019)
2019-11-154Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY (Hair, Christopher) (Entered: 11/15/2019)
2019-11-19MINUTE ORDER granting 4 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer. Defendant must answer or otherwise respond to plaintiff's complaint by December 18, 2019. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Amy Berman Jackson on 11/19/2019. (lcabj2) (Entered: 11/19/2019)
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