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Case TitleAMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv03821
Date Filed2022-12-27
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amit P. Mehta
PlaintiffAMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE
Case DescriptionAmerican Center for Law and Justice submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning the FBI's non-compliance with Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in 2021. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, ACLJ filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Adequacy - Search, Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index

DefendantFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
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2022-12-271COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number BDCDC-9754793) filed by AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A --- FOIA Request, # 2 Exhibit B --- Acknowledgement, # 3 Exhibit C --- FBI Vault Record, # 4 Civil Cover Sheet, # 5 Summons FBI, # 6 Summons DOJ US Atty, # 7 Summons AG)(Monaghan, John) (Attachment 4 replaced on 12/28/2022) (zljn). (Entered: 12/27/2022)
2022-12-272LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE (Monaghan, John) (Entered: 12/27/2022)
2022-12-273NOTICE of Appearance by John A. Monaghan on behalf of AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE (Monaghan, John) (Entered: 12/27/2022)
2022-12-28Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zljn) (Entered: 12/28/2022)
2022-12-284SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zljn) (Entered: 12/28/2022)
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