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Case TitleDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION v. U.S. AGENCY FOR GLOBAL MEDIA
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv02852
Date Filed2020-10-07
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffDEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION
Case DescriptionDemocracy Forward Foundation submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Agency for Global Media for records concerning policy changes made by Chief Executive Officer Michael Pack. DFF also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. DFF inquired several times about the status of its request without success. After hearing nothing further from the agency, DFF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. AGENCY FOR GLOBAL MEDIA
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2020-10-071COMPLAINT against U.S. AGENCY FOR GLOBAL MEDIA ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7684064) filed by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons, # 6 Summons)(Seel, Benjamin) (Entered: 10/07/2020)
2020-10-07Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (adh, ) (Entered: 10/07/2020)
2020-10-072SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. AGENCY FOR GLOBAL MEDIA, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 10/07/2020)
2020-10-073LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by DEMOCRACY FORWARD FOUNDATION (Seel, Benjamin) (Entered: 10/07/2020)
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