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Case TitleMARTINEZ v. U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv01006
Date Filed2020-04-17
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffFREDDY MARTINEZ
Case DescriptionFreddy Martinez, a journalist, submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Marshals Service for records concerning agency staff participation in an Anti-Defamation League National Counter-Terrorism Seminar in Israel. Six months after he submitted the request, the agency told Martinez that it could not find his request. Two months after that, the agency finally acknowledged receipt of the request. After hearing nothing further from the agency Martinez filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. MARSHALS SERVICE
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2020-04-171COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7033609) filed by FREDDY MARTINEZ. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons)(Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 04/17/2020)
2020-04-172NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua Hart Burday on behalf of FREDDY MARTINEZ (Burday, Joshua) (Entered: 04/17/2020)
2020-04-173NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Topic on behalf of FREDDY MARTINEZ (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 04/17/2020)
2020-04-17Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (adh, ) (Entered: 04/17/2020)
2020-04-174SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 04/17/2020)
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