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Case TitleCOLEMAN v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv00305
Date Filed2020-02-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Emmet G. Sullivan
PlaintiffJESSE COLEMAN
Case DescriptionJesse Coleman, a researcher with Documented, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of State for records concerning the calendar and resume for Melissa Simpson, the current Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Transformation. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. Coleman contacted the agency several times to check on the status of his request without success. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Coleman filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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2020-02-051COMPLAINT against JESSE COLEMAN ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-6798635) filed by JESSE COLEMAN. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Attorney General, # 3 Summons Department of State, # 4 Summons US Atty DC)(Joshi, Nandan) (Entered: 02/05/2020)
2020-02-06Case Assigned to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. (zsb) (Entered: 02/06/2020)
2020-02-062SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 02/06/2020)
2020-02-063NOTICE of Appearance by Patrick D. Llewellyn on behalf of JESSE COLEMAN (Llewellyn, Patrick) (Entered: 02/06/2020)
2020-02-064RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 2/6/2020. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 3/7/2020. (Joshi, Nandan) (Entered: 02/06/2020)
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