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Case TitleLEOPOLD et al v. OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2021cv02874
Date Filed2021-10-29
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge James E. Boasberg
PlaintiffJASON LEOPOLD
PlaintiffBUZZFEED INC.
Case DescriptionBuzzFeed reporter Jason Leopold submitted a FOIA request for records concerning communications to former ODNI Director Kash Patel. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and asked Leopold to prioritize his unanswered FOIA requests to ONDI in the past seven years. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Leopold filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantOFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
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2021-10-291COMPLAINT against OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8833320) filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Ex A-C, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons)(Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 10/29/2021)
2021-10-292NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Topic on behalf of BUZZFEED INC., JASON LEOPOLD (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 10/29/2021)
2021-10-293LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by BUZZFEED INC. (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 10/29/2021)
2021-11-01Case Assigned to Judge James E. Boasberg. (znmg) (Entered: 11/01/2021)
2021-11-014SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(znmg) (Entered: 11/01/2021)
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