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Case TitleStoufer v. Federal Bureau of Investigation et al
DistrictDistrict of Alaska
CityAnchorage
Case Number3:2020cv00046
Date Filed2020-02-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeSharon L. Gleason
PlaintiffSteven Stoufer
Case DescriptionSteven Stoufer submitted a FOIA request to the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Justice for records concerning himself. OIG acknowledged receipt of the request and provided a single document. Stoufer filed an administrative appeal with the Office of Information Policy. OIP upheld OIG's response to Stoufer's request. Stoufer then submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning himself. The FBI acknowledged receipt of the request. The FBI split Stoufer's request into two separate requests. For one request, the agency told Stoufer it could find no records. For the other request, the FBI told Stoufer his request was not sufficiently descriptive to allow for a search. Stoufer filed an administrative appeal with OIP of the no records response. OIP upheld the FBI's decision. Stoufer then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFederal Bureau of Investigation
DefendantDepartment of Justice Office of Inspector General
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2020-02-261COMPLAINT against Department of Justice Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation (Filing fee $400/receipt #ANC016654.), filed by Steven Stoufer.(PXS, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 02/26/2020)
2020-02-262Civil Cover Sheet. (PXS, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 02/26/2020)
2020-02-273Unissued summons re Defendant Federal Bureau of Investigation, (Attachments: # 1 Unissued Summons re Defendant DOJ Office of Inspector General)(PXS, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 02/27/2020)
2020-02-27Summons Issued as to Department of Justice Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation(PXS, COURT STAFF) (Entered: 02/27/2020)
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