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Case TitleGOLDSTEIN v. BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv00084
Date Filed2020-01-13
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffROMAN GOLDSTEIN
Case DescriptionRoman Goldstein submitted a FOIA request to the Federal Reserve for records concerning the names, job titles, and other identifying information, including salary, of all agency employees for FY 2018 and FY 2019. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency provided responsive records but withheld the names of criminal investigators in the Office of the Inspector General under Exemption 7(C) (invasion of privacy concerning law enforcement records). It also withheld salary figures for all employees making less than $225,000 under Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy). Goldstein filed an administrative appeal. The agency acknowledged receipt of the appeal but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Goldstein filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees, Litigation - Sanctions

DefendantBOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
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2020-01-131COMPLAINT against BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM (Filing fee $400, receipt number 4616102049) filed by ROMAN GOLDSTEIN. (Attachment: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) (ztth) (Entered: 01/14/2020)
2020-01-13SUMMONS (3) Issued as to BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (ztth) (Entered: 01/14/2020)
2020-01-132NOTICE, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge by ROMAN GOLDSTEIN. (ztth) (Entered: 01/14/2020)
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