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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 Number1:2021cv02969
Date Filed2021-11-09
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
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 the number of records housed in the Out-of-Business Records Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia. GOA and GOF 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, GOA and GOF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Adequacy - Search, Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index

DefendantBUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES
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2021-11-091COMPLAINT against BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8856517) filed by GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, INC, GUN OWNERS FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Summons to U.S. Attorney General, # 5 Summons to ATF, # 6 Summons to Civil Process Clerk)(Olson, Robert) (Entered: 11/09/2021)
2021-11-092LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by GUN OWNERS FOUNDATION, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA, INC (Olson, Robert) (Entered: 11/09/2021)
2021-11-10Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (zsb) (Entered: 11/10/2021)
2021-11-103SUMMONS (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: 11/10/2021)
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