AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION OF SAN DIEGO & IMPERIAL COUNTIES et al v. UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE
- February 28, 2022
Harry Hammitt, The FOIA Project
7. PROTECT THE PUBLIC’S TRUST v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (filed Feb 17, 2022)
Protect the Public’s Trust submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Interior for records concerning communications between listed employees of the Office of the Solicitor and Tommy Beaudreau or members of his law firm. PPT also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and granted PPT’s request for a fee waiver. After hearing nothing further from the agency, PPT filed suit.
Issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation – Vaughn index, Litigation – Attorney’s fees