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Case TitleAMERICAN OVERSIGHT v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2021cv00637
Date Filed2021-03-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffAMERICAN OVERSIGHT
Case DescriptionAmerican Oversight submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Defense and the Department of the Army for records concerning communications between agency officials and then Vice President Mike Pence or then White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. American Oversight requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further from the agencies, American Oversight filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Expedited processing, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DefendantU.S. ARMY
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2021-03-101COMPLAINT against U.S. ARMY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8293880) filed by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons USAO, # 7 Summons Attorney General, # 8 Summons Army, # 9 Summons DOD)(Lewis, Emma) (Entered: 03/10/2021)
2021-03-102LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT (Lewis, Emma) (Entered: 03/10/2021)
2021-03-10Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (adh, ) (Entered: 03/10/2021)
2021-03-103SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to U.S. ARMY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 03/10/2021)
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