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Case TitleGUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, INC et al v. BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2021cv02919
Date Filed2021-11-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffGUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, INC.
PlaintiffGUN OWNERS FOUNDATION, INC.
Case DescriptionGun Owners of America and the Gun Owners Foundation submitted a FOIA request to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms for records concerning attempts by the agency top use the National Instant Criminal Background Check System to monitor gun owners. The organizations also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and granted the request for a fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Gun Owners of America and the Gun Owners Foundation filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantBUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES
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2021-11-051COMPLAINT against BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8847691) filed by GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, INC, GUN OWNERS FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 FOIA to ATF, # 2 ATF Response, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons, # 6 Bankruptcy Record)(Stamboulieh, Stephen) (Entered: 11/05/2021)
2021-11-08Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zsb) (Entered: 11/08/2021)
2021-11-082SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 11/08/2021)
2021-11-093NOTICE of Appearance by Robert Jeffrey Olson on behalf of GUN OWNERS FOUNDATION, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, INC (Olson, Robert) (Entered: 11/09/2021)
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