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Case TitleLEOPOLD et al v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv00287
Date Filed2020-02-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Carl J. Nichols
PlaintiffJASON LEOPOLD
PlaintiffBUZZFEED INC.
Case DescriptionReporter Jason Leopold submitted a FOIA request to the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Justice for records concerning the preparation of the December 2019 report on the four FISA applications for the Crossfire Hurricane investigation. Leopold also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and denied Leopold's request for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Leopold filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2020-02-031COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-6790124) filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons)(Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 02/03/2020)
2020-02-032NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Topic on behalf of BUZZFEED INC., JASON LEOPOLD (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 02/03/2020)
2020-02-033LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by BUZZFEED INC. (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 02/03/2020)
2020-02-04Case assigned to Judge Carl J. Nichols. (zmc) (Entered: 02/04/2020)
2020-02-044SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmc) (Entered: 02/04/2020)
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