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Case TitleJAMES MADISON PROJECT et al v. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv03827
Date Filed2020-12-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Carl J. Nichols
PlaintiffJAMES MADISON PROJECT
PlaintiffNOAH SHACHTMAN
Case DescriptionThe James Madison Project and Daily Beast Editor Noah Shachtman submitted a FOIA request to the General Services Administration for records concerning the agency's decision to recognize Joe Biden as president-elect. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, JMP and Shachtman filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantGENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
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2020-12-281COMPLAINT against GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8009333) filed by THE JAMES MADISON PROJECT, NOAH SHACHTMAN. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit Rule 7.1 certification, # 3 Summons GSA, # 4 Summons USADC, # 5 Summons USAG)(Moss, Bradley) (Entered: 12/28/2020)
2020-12-292LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (adh, ) (Entered: 12/29/2020)
2020-12-29Case Assigned to Judge Carl J. Nichols. (adh, ) (Entered: 12/29/2020)
2020-12-293SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 12/29/2020)
2021-01-064RETURN 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 Exhibit USADC receipt)(Moss, Bradley) (Entered: 01/06/2021)
2021-01-075STANDING ORDER. Signed by Judge Carl J. Nichols on January 7, 2021. (lccjn3) (Entered: 01/07/2021)
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