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Case TitleAMERICAN OVERSIGHT v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv01596
Date Filed2020-06-17
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Timothy J. Kelly
PlaintiffAMERICAN OVERSIGHT
Case DescriptionAmerican Oversight submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation for communications concerning non-disclosure agreements. American Oversight also requested expedited processing. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests. 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
DefendantFEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DefendantU.S. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION
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2020-06-171COMPLAINT against FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7239764) filed by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons USAO, # 3 Summons AG, # 4 Summons DHS, # 5 Summons FEMA, # 6 Summons DOD, # 7 Summons DFC)(Lewis, Emma) (Entered: 06/17/2020)
2020-06-172LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT (Lewis, Emma) (Entered: 06/17/2020)
2020-06-18Case assigned to Judge Timothy J. Kelly. (zmc) (Entered: 06/18/2020)
2020-06-183SUMMONS (6) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmc) (Entered: 06/18/2020)
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