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Case TitleAlbert v. U.S. Department of Defense
DistrictSouthern District of Florida
CityFt Lauderdale
Case Number0:2021cv60161
Date Filed2021-01-22
Date Closed2021-01-27
JudgeJudge Roy K. Altman
PlaintiffBenjamin Albert
Case DescriptionBenjamin Albert submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Defense for records concerning the agency's surveillance of him and his software company. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Albert filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantU.S. Department of Defense
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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2021-01-221COMPLAINT/Preliminary Injunction Requested against U.S. Department of Defense. Filing fees $ 402.00. IFP Filed, filed by Benjamin Albert. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summon(s))(drz) (Entered: 01/22/2021)
2021-01-222Clerks Notice of Judge Assignment to Judge Roy K. Altman and Magistrate Judge Patrick M. Hunt. Pursuant to 28 USC 636(c), the parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick M. Hunt is available to handle any or all proceedings in this case. If agreed, parties should complete and file the Consent form found on our website. It is not necessary to file a document indicating lack of consent. Pro se (NON-PRISONER) litigants may receive Notices of Electronic Filings (NEFS) via email after filing a Consent by Pro Se Litigant (NON-PRISONER) to Receive Notices of Electronic Filing. The consent form is available under the forms section of our website. (drz) (Entered: 01/22/2021)
2021-01-223MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by Benjamin Albert. (drz) (Entered: 01/22/2021)
2021-01-224Consent by Pro Se Litigant (Non-Prisoner) Benjamin Albert to receive Notices of Electronic Filing at email address: (drz) (Entered: 01/22/2021)
2021-01-225MOTION for Temporary Injunction by Benjamin Albert. (drz) (Entered: 01/22/2021)
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