Skip to content

Case Detail

[Subscribe to updates]
Case TitleLEGAL EAGLE, LLC v. NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL RECORDS ACCESS AND INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT DIRECTORATE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv01732
Date Filed2020-06-25
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffLEGAL EAGLE, LLC
Case DescriptionLegal Eagle, which runs a YouTube channel, submitted FOIA requests to the National Security Council Records Access and Information Security Management Directorate, as well as agencies in the intelligence community for records concerning the declassification review for John Bolton's book. Legal Eagle also requested expedited processing. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further from any agency, Legal Eagle filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees, Expedited processing

DefendantNATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL RECORDS ACCESS AND INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT DIRECTORATE
DefendantCENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantDEPARTMENT OF STATE
DefendantNATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
DefendantOFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Documents
Docket
Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
Complaint attachment 5
Complaint attachment 6
Complaint attachment 7
Complaint attachment 8
Complaint attachment 9
Complaint attachment 10
User-contributed Documents
 
Docket Events (Hide)
Date FiledDoc #Docket Text

2020-06-251COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7266904) filed by LEGAL EAGLE, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons, # 6 Summons, # 7 Summons, # 8 Summons, # 9 Summons, # 10 Summons)(McClanahan, Kelly) (Entered: 06/25/2020)
2020-06-25Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (zsb) (Entered: 06/25/2020)
2020-06-252SUMMONS (9) Issued Electronically as to CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, DEPARTMENT OF STATE, NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION, NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL RECORDS ACCESS AND INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT DIRECTORATE, OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 06/25/2020)
2020-06-253LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by LEGAL EAGLE, LLC (McClanahan, Kelly) (Entered: 06/25/2020)
2020-07-154RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 7/6/2020. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 8/5/2020.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 7/6/20., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY served on 7/6/2020; DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE served on 7/6/2020; DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE served on 7/6/2020; DEPARTMENT OF STATE served on 7/6/2020; NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION served on 7/6/2020; OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE served on 7/9/2020 (McClanahan, Kelly) (Entered: 07/15/2020)
2020-07-165AMENDED COMPLAINT (First) against All Defendants filed by LEGAL EAGLE, LLC.(McClanahan, Kelly) (Entered: 07/16/2020)
Hide Docket Events
by FOIA Project Staff
Skip to toolbar