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Case TitleOFFICE OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER, MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2023cv02476
Date Filed2023-08-24
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffOFFICE OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER, MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
Case DescriptionThe Office of the Federal Public Defender, Middle District of Tennessee, submitted a FOIA request to the U.S. Marshals Service for records concerning Ricky Allen Frackell, who had been convicted of murdering a fellow inmate and sentenced to death. The Federal Public Defender's Office was representing him in his habeas corpus appeal. OFPD also expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, OFPD filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Expedited processing, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantUNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE
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2023-08-241COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-10302081) filed by OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER, MIDDLE DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons, # 6 Summons, # 7 Summons)(Gutman, Jeffrey) (Entered: 08/24/2023)
2023-08-25Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (zljn) (Entered: 08/25/2023)
2023-08-252SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zljn) (Entered: 08/25/2023)
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