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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2021cv02857
Date Filed2021-10-27
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
Case DescriptionThe National Security Archive submitted a FOIA request to the CIA for records concerning 1989 records referred to as the Perhoots records pertaining to the 1983 Soviet War Scare. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the National Security Archive filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

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2021-10-271COMPLAINT against CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8828501) filed by NATIONAL SECURITY ARCHIVE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons, # 7 Summons)(Jacobs, Hilary) (Entered: 10/27/2021)
2021-10-28Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (adh, ) (Entered: 10/28/2021)
2021-10-282SUMMONS (2) Issued Electronically as to CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 10/28/2021)
2021-10-283NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by NATIONAL SECURITY ARCHIVE. Case related to Case No. 19-cv-529. (Jacobs, Hilary) (Main Document 3 replaced on 11/1/2021) (znmw). (Entered: 10/28/2021)
2021-10-284REQUEST for Summons to Issue by NATIONAL SECURITY ARCHIVE. (Jacobs, Hilary); Modified docketing event and text on 10/29/2021 (ztth). (Entered: 10/28/2021)
2021-10-295SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney. (ztth) (Entered: 10/29/2021)
2021-11-246RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 11/4/2021. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 12/4/2021. (Attachments: # 1 Proof of Service)(Jacobs, Hilary) (Entered: 11/24/2021)
2021-11-247RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 11/1/2021., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY served on 11/1/2021. (See Docket Entry 6 to view document). (znmw) (Entered: 12/02/2021)
2021-12-058NOTICE of Appearance by Thomas Anthony Quinn on behalf of All Defendants (Quinn, Thomas) (Entered: 12/05/2021)
2021-12-059Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint, by CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Quinn, Thomas) (Entered: 12/05/2021)
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