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Case TitleIrwin v. National Nuclear Security Administration
DistrictEastern District of Tennessee
Case Number3:2023cv00451
Date Filed2023-12-18
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeDistrict Judge Travis R McDonough
PlaintiffLawrence Irwin
Case DescriptionLawrence Irwin submitted a FOIA request to the National Nuclear Security Administration for records concerning a complaint filed against him for leaving weapons unattended at an agency firing range. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Irwin filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantNational Nuclear Security Administration a division of The Department of Energy
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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2023-12-181COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 405 receipt number ATNEDC-5548662.), filed by Lawrence Irwin. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Other Civil Cover Sheet)(Egli, Russell) (Entered: 12/18/2023)
2023-12-182SUPPLEMENT to 1 Complaint Summons Department of Energy by Lawrence Irwin. (Egli, Russell) (Entered: 12/18/2023)
2023-12-183SUPPLEMENT to 1 Complaint Supplement Exhibit A by Lawrence Irwin. (Egli, Russell) (Entered: 12/18/2023)
2023-12-19District Judge Travis R McDonough and Magistrate Judge Debra C Poplin added. (ABF) (Entered: 12/19/2023)
2023-12-194Summons Issued as to National Nuclear Security Administration. (ABF) (Entered: 12/19/2023)
2023-12-195Order Governing Depositions. Signed by District Judge Travis R McDonough on 12/19/23. (ABF) (Entered: 12/19/2023)
2023-12-196Order Governing Motions To Dismiss. Signed by District Judge Travis R McDonough on 12/19/23. (ABF) (Entered: 12/19/2023)
2023-12-197Order Governing Sealing Confidential Information. Signed by District Judge Travis R McDonough on 12/19/23. (ABF) (Entered: 12/19/2023)
2024-03-148SUMMONS Returned Executed by Lawrence Irwin. National Nuclear Security Administration served on 1/22/2024. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Return receipt)(Egli, Russell) (Entered: 03/14/2024)
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