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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2007cv00216
Date Filed2007-01-31
Date Closed2007-06-04
JudgeJudge Emmet G. Sullivan
Case DescriptionThe Electronic Frontier Foundation submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Defense for records concerning guidance or criteria for the Army Web Assessment Cell. EFF also requested expedited processing and inclusion in the news media fee category. The agency denied EFF's requests for both news media fee status and expedited processing. EFF filed an administrative appeal. The agency upheld its decision on news media fee status, but did not respond to EFF's appeal concerning expedited processing. EFF then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Expedited processing, Litigation - Attorney's fees

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2007-01-311COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ( Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 4616001961.)filed by ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(jf, ). (Entered: 02/02/2007)
2007-01-31SUMMONS (3) Issued as to DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (jf, ) (Entered: 02/02/2007)
2007-01-312LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION (jf, ) (Entered: 02/02/2007)
2007-02-213NOTICE of Appearance by Steven M. Ranieri on behalf of DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (Ranieri, Steven) (Entered: 02/21/2007)
2007-03-124ANSWER to Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. Related document: 1 Complaint filed by ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION.(Ranieri, Steven) (Entered: 03/12/2007)
2007-03-145ORDER Initial Conference set for 4/24/2007 10:00 AM in Courtroom 24A before Judge Emmet G. Sullivan. Setting forth further instruction to counsel.. Signed by Judge Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 3/14/07. (clv, ) (Entered: 03/14/2007)
2007-04-176MEET AND CONFER STATEMENT. (Ranieri, Steven) (Entered: 04/17/2007)
2007-04-197SCHEDULING ORDER: Initial Status Conference scheduled for April 24, 2007 is hereby VACATED; additional parties shall be joined by May 1, 2007; defendant's dispositive motion due June 1, 2007; plaintiff's opposition and cross-motion due July 2, 2007; defedant's reply and opposition due August 1, 2007; plaintiff's reply due August 31, 2007. See attached order setting forth further instruction to counsel. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on April 19, 2007. (lcegs2) (Entered: 04/19/2007)
2007-04-20Set/Reset Deadlines: Dispositive Motions due by 6/1/2007.,Response to Dispositive Motions due by 7/2/2007.,Reply to Dispositive Motions due by 8/1/2007.,Joinder of Parties due by 5/1/2007. (clv, ) (Entered: 04/20/2007)
2007-06-018STIPULATION of Dismissal by ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. (Ranieri, Steven) (Entered: 06/01/2007)
2007-06-049ORDER approving Stipulation of Dismissal. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 6/1/07. (gdf) (Entered: 06/04/2007)
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