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Case TitleINSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH v. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv03653
Date Filed2022-12-07
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dabney L. Friedrich
PlaintiffINSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH
Case DescriptionThe Institute for Energy Research submitted a FOIA request to the IRS for records concerning certain described correspondence sent to or from named IRS officials that was also sent to or from certain named staff of Congress. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, IER filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
DefendantINTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
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2022-12-071COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9717019) filed by INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Proposed to AG, USAO, and Agency Counsel)(Hardin, Matthew) (Entered: 12/07/2022)
2022-12-072NOTICE of Appearance by Christopher Cochran Horner on behalf of INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH (Horner, Christopher) (Entered: 12/07/2022)
2022-12-083SUMMONS (5) Issued Electronically as to All Defendants, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zcb) (Entered: 12/08/2022)
2022-12-08Case Assigned to Judge Dabney L. Friedrich. (zcb) (Entered: 12/08/2022)
2022-12-144STANDARD ORDER for Civil Cases. See text for details. Signed by Judge Dabney L. Friedrich on December 14, 2022. (lcdlf1) (Entered: 12/14/2022)
2023-01-205Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint, nunc pro tunc by DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE. (Venguswamy, Kartik) (Entered: 01/20/2023)
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