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Case TitleHAMER v. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2021cv00206
Date Filed2021-01-22
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffMELINDA HAMER
Case DescriptionMelinda Hamer submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Army for records concerning the agency's finding that her sexual harassment complaint was unfounded. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. After hearing nothing from the agency, Hamer filed an administrative appeal. The agency acknowledged receipt of the appeal, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Hamer filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
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2021-01-221COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8112675) filed by MELINDA HAMER. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Department of the Army, # 3 Summons The U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, # 4 Summons The U.S. Attorney General)(Montalvo, Eric) (Entered: 01/22/2021)
2021-01-25Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (zsb) (Entered: 01/25/2021)
2021-01-252SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 01/25/2021)
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