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Case TitleAMERICAN OVERSIGHT v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv01367
Date Filed2020-05-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Royce C. Lamberth
PlaintiffAMERICAN OVERSIGHT
Case DescriptionAmerican Oversight submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice for records concerning responses to the corona virus pandemic. American Oversight also requested expedited processing. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests and granted American Oversight's requests for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agencies, American Oversight filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantIMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
DefendantU.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantFEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS
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2020-05-211COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS, IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7148679) filed by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons USAO, # 3 Summons AG, # 4 Summons BOP, # 5 Summons DHS, # 6 Summons DOJ, # 7 Summons ICE)(Lewis, Emma) (Entered: 05/21/2020)
2020-05-212LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT (Lewis, Emma) (Entered: 05/21/2020)
2020-05-22Case assigned to Judge Royce C. Lamberth. (zmc) (Entered: 05/22/2020)
2020-05-223SUMMONS (6) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmc) (Entered: 05/22/2020)
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