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Case TitleAMERICAN OVERSIGHT v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2021cv02800
Date Filed2021-10-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffAMERICAN OVERSIGHT
Case DescriptionAmerican Oversight submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Interior, and the Department of Justice for records concerning communications sent or received by officials at the various agencies. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agencies, American Oversight filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Adequacy - Search, Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DefendantU.S. ARMY
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL
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2021-10-211COMPLAINT against U.S. ARMY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8815833) filed by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons USAO, # 3 Summons AG, # 4 Summons Army, # 5 Summons DHS, # 6 Summons DHS OIG, # 7 Summons DOD, # 8 Summons DOJ, # 9 Summons DOI)(Lewis, Emma) (Entered: 10/21/2021)
2021-10-212LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT (Lewis, Emma) (Entered: 10/21/2021)
2021-10-21Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (adh, ) (Entered: 10/21/2021)
2021-10-213SUMMONS (8) Issued Electronically as to U.S. ARMY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 10/21/2021)
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