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Case TitlePROTECT THE PUBLIC'S TRUST v. NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv00866
Date Filed2022-03-31
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
PlaintiffPROTECT THE PUBLIC'S TRUST
Case DescriptionProtect the Public's Trust submitted a FOIA request to the National Institute of Health for records concerning an August 2021 press release titled New CDC Study: Vaccination Offers Higher Protection that Previous COVID-19 Infection. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, PPT filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantNATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
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2022-03-311COMPLAINT against NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9140034) filed by PROTECT THE PUBLIC'S TRUST. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A - FOIA #57539, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons Summons - U.S. Attorney's Office, # 4 Summons Summons - US Attorney General, # 5 Summons Summons - Agency General Counsel)(Lawkowski, Gary) (Entered: 03/31/2022)
2022-03-31Case Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. (zsb) (Entered: 03/31/2022)
2022-03-312ORDER ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR CASES ASSIGNED TO JUDGE COLLEEN KOLLAR-KOTELLY. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 3/31/2022. (DM) (Entered: 03/31/2022)
2022-04-053SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (znmw) (Additional attachment(s) added on 4/5/2022: # 1 Notice and Consent) (znmw). (Entered: 04/05/2022)
2022-05-034NOTICE of Appearance by Stephanie R. Johnson on behalf of NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (Johnson, Stephanie) (Entered: 05/03/2022)
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