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Case TitleTOBIAS v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv01110
Date Filed2020-04-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffJIMMY TOBIAS
Case DescriptionJimmy Tobias, a reporter, submitted six FOIA requests to the Department of Interior for records concerning various agency officials who had previously worked as industry lobbyists. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further pertaining to any of his requests, Tobias filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR
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2020-04-281COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7068434) filed by JIMMY TOBIAS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Civil Cover Sheet, # 15 Summons)(Wayne, Merrick) (Entered: 04/28/2020)
2020-04-282NOTICE of Appearance by Merrick Jason Wayne on behalf of JIMMY TOBIAS (Wayne, Merrick) (Entered: 04/28/2020)
2020-04-283NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Topic on behalf of JIMMY TOBIAS (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 04/28/2020)
2020-04-29Case assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (zmc) (Entered: 04/29/2020)
2020-04-294SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmc) (Entered: 04/29/2020)
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