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Case TitleACCOUNTABILITY FBI, INC. v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv03793
Date Filed2022-12-22
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeChief Judge Beryl A. Howell
PlaintiffACCOUNTABILITY FBI, INC.
Case DescriptionAccountability FBI submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning misconduct against senior FBI SES officials between January 2015 and December 31, 2021. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency told Accountability FBI that its request was not specific enough for it to conduct a search. Accountability FBI filed an administrative appeal of the denial. DOJ affirmed the denial. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Accountability FBI filed suit.
Complaint issues: Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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2022-12-221COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9750380) filed by ACCOUNTABILITY FBI, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Zummer, Michael) (Entered: 12/22/2022)
2022-12-22Case Assigned to Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell. (zcb) (Entered: 12/22/2022)
2022-12-222SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zcb) (Entered: 12/22/2022)
2022-12-223STANDING ORDER. Signed by Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell on December 22, 2022. (lcbah4) (Entered: 12/22/2022)
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