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Case TitleKING v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv00995
Date Filed2020-04-16
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Carl J. Nichols
PlaintiffPETER KING
Case DescriptionPeter King, a documentary filmmaker, submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records concerning an audio recording referred to in an August 2003 memo of an informant pertaining to a murder investigation. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency issued a Glomar response neither confirming nor denying the existence of records on the basis of Exemption 7(C) (invasion of privacy concerning law enforcement records). King filed an administrative appeal. The agency upheld its initial denial. King then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Adequacy - Search

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantU.S. IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
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2020-04-161COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7028693) filed by PETER KING. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet, # 7 Summons)(Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 04/16/2020)
2020-04-162NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Topic on behalf of PETER KING (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 04/16/2020)
2020-04-16Case Assigned to Judge Carl J. Nichols. (adh, ) (Entered: 04/16/2020)
2020-04-163SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 04/16/2020)
2020-05-014NOTICE of Appearance by Alan Burch on behalf of All Defendants (Burch, Alan) (Entered: 05/01/2020)
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