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Case TitleSANDERS v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv03672
Date Filed2020-12-14
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffZACKARY ELLIS SANDERS
Case DescriptionZachary Ellis Sanders submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning Project Habitance, a project of the United Kingdom's National Crime Agency to investigate hidden services given to sex traffickers. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing from the agency, Sanders filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Fees, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
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Complaint
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2020-12-141COMPLAINT against FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number BDCDC-7957168) filed by ZACKARY ELLIS SANDERS. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons FBI, # 5 Summons Attorney General, # 6 Summons U.S. Attorney)(Anderson, Norman) (Entered: 12/14/2020)
2020-12-15NOTICE OF ERROR re 1 Complaint; emailed to nanderson@kaiserdillon.com, cc'd 0 associated attorneys -- The PDF file you docketed contained errors: 1. Incorrect coversheet. Please use the cover sheet at https://www.dcd.uscourts.gov/new-case-forms & file using the event Civil Cover Sheet. (adh, ) (Entered: 12/15/2020)
2020-12-152CIVIL COVER SHEET by ZACKARY ELLIS SANDERS filed by ZACKARY ELLIS SANDERS.(Anderson, Norman) (Main Document 2 replaced on 12/16/2020) (rj). Modified on 12/16/2020 to flatten pdf (rj). (Entered: 12/15/2020)
2020-12-15Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (adh, ) (Entered: 12/15/2020)
2020-12-163SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 12/16/2020)
2021-01-074RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 1/4/2021. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 2/3/2021. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Exhibit)(Anderson, Norman) (Entered: 01/07/2021)
2021-01-075RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 1/4/2021. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Exhibit)(Anderson, Norman) (Entered: 01/07/2021)
2021-01-076RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION served on 1/4/2021 (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Exhibit)(Anderson, Norman) (Entered: 01/07/2021)
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