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Case TitleHUMAN RIGHTS DEFENSE CENTER v. U.S. SECRET SERVICE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2021cv02292
Date Filed2021-08-30
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffHUMAN RIGHTS DEFENSE CENTER
Case DescriptionHuman Rights Defense Center submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Secret Service for records concerning litigation filed against it and the outcome of litigation that resulted in awards of more than $1,000. HRDC also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency responded with a four-page list. HRDC filed an administrative appeal, arguing that the agency had not adequately searched for records. The agency responded that it had referred some records to the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys for its direct response. EOUSA sent a few records. After hearing nothing further from the agency, HRDC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantSECRET SERVICE
DefendantEOUSA
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Complaint attachment 4
Complaint attachment 5
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2021-08-301COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8699541) filed by HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENSE CENTER. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons to EOUSA, # 3 Summons to USAG, # 4 Summons to USAO, # 5 Summons to Sec Ser)(Golden, Deborah) (Entered: 08/30/2021)
2021-08-30Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (adh, ) (Entered: 08/30/2021)
2021-08-302SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to EOUSA, SECRET SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 08/30/2021)
2021-09-013NOTICE of Appearance by Daniel Lucas Marshall on behalf of HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENSE CENTER (Marshall, Daniel) (Entered: 09/01/2021)
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