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Case TitleISIKOFF v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv03479
Date Filed2020-11-30
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeChief Judge Beryl A. Howell
PlaintiffMICHAEL ISIKOFF
Case DescriptionJournalist Michael Isikoff submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice for records. The Office of Information Policy acknowledged receipt of the request and told Isikoff that his reqeust fell witnin the unusual circumstances exception for processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Isikoff filed
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
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2020-11-301COMPLAINT against MICHAEL ISIKOFF ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7894334) filed by MICHAEL ISIKOFF. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Defendant Summons, # 3 Summons AG Summons, # 4 Summons US Attny Summons)(Zaid, Mark) (Entered: 11/30/2020)
2020-12-01Case Assigned to Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell. (adh, ) (Entered: 12/01/2020)
2020-12-012SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 12/01/2020)
2020-12-013STANDING ORDER. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on December 1, 2020. (lcbah3) (Entered: 12/01/2020)
2020-12-144RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 12/9/2020. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 1/8/2021. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Proof of Service)(Zaid, Mark) (Entered: 12/14/2020)
2020-12-155NOTICE of Appearance by Bradley Prescott Moss on behalf of MICHAEL ISIKOFF (Moss, Bradley) (Entered: 12/15/2020)
2020-12-226NOTICE of Appearance by Kristin Brudy-Everett on behalf of DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Brudy-Everett, Kristin) (Entered: 12/22/2020)
2021-01-087ANSWER to Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(Brudy-Everett, Kristin) (Entered: 01/08/2021)
2021-01-228Joint STATUS REPORT by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Brudy-Everett, Kristin) (Entered: 01/22/2021)
2021-02-08MINUTE ORDER (paperless) DIRECTING, upon consideration of the parties' 8 Joint Status Report, the parties to submit, by March 22, 2021, a joint status report explaining the status of defendants searches and productions to date and proposing a schedule to govern further proceedings. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on February 8, 2021. (lcbah3) (Entered: 02/08/2021)
2021-02-08Set/Reset Deadlines: Joint Status Report due by 3/22/2021. (ztg) (Entered: 02/08/2021)
2021-03-229Joint STATUS REPORT by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Brudy-Everett, Kristin) (Entered: 03/22/2021)
2021-03-23MINUTE ORDER (paperless) DIRECTING, upon consideration of the parties' 9 Joint Status Report, the parties to submit, by May 21, 2021, a joint status report explaining the status of defendants' searches and productions to date and proposing a schedule to govern further proceedings. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on March 23, 2021. (lcbah3) (Entered: 03/23/2021)
2021-03-23Set/Reset Deadlines: Joint Status Report due by 5/21/2021. (ztg) (Entered: 03/23/2021)
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