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Case TitleCENTER TO ADVANCE SECURITY IN AMERICA v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv01437
Date Filed2022-05-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Timothy J. Kelly
PlaintiffCENTER TO ADVANCE SECURITY IN AMERICA
Case DescriptionThe Center to Advance Security in America submitted three FOIA requests to the Department of State for records concerning a July 2021 memo suggesting that the Afghan government would collapse shortly after U.S. troops pulled out of Afghanistan. CASA requested a fee waiver for each request. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests. After hearing nothing further from the agency, CASA filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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2022-05-231COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9255817) filed by CENTER TO ADVANCE SECURITY IN AMERICA. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons DOS Summons, # 3 Summons AG Summons, # 4 Summons US Atty Summons, # 5 Exhibit Ex. 1, # 6 Exhibit Ex. 2, # 7 Exhibit Ex. 3, # 8 Exhibit Ex. 4, # 9 Exhibit Ex. 5, # 10 Exhibit Ex. 6, # 11 Exhibit Ex. 7, # 12 Exhibit Ex. 8, # 13 Exhibit Ex. 9, # 14 Exhibit Ex. 10, # 15 Exhibit Ex. 11, # 16 Exhibit Ex. 12, # 17 Exhibit Ex. 13)(Bartkowski, Paul) (Entered: 05/23/2022)
2022-05-25Case Assigned to Judge Timothy J. Kelly. (zmh) (Entered: 05/25/2022)
2022-05-252SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmh) (Entered: 05/25/2022)
2022-06-153RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 6/2/2022. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 7/2/2022. (Bartkowski, Paul) (Entered: 06/15/2022)
2022-06-154RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General June 7, 2022. (Bartkowski, Paul) (Entered: 06/15/2022)
2022-06-155RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE served on 6/2/2022 (Bartkowski, Paul) (Entered: 06/15/2022)
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