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Plaintiff Buzzfeed Inc. filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) suit to compel the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), DOJ Criminal Division and the DOJ Executive Office for US Attorneys to produce records related to the death of Mikhail Yuriyevich Lesin, an advisor to Vladimir Putin, in a D.C. hotel in November 2015 due to blunt force trauma to the head.

Plaintiff: JASON LEOPOLD and BUZZFEED, INC.
Defendant: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. DOJ Criminal Division and U.S. DOJ Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys
Case Number: 1:2017cv01525
Filed: July 28, 2017
Court: District Of Columbia District Court
Office: Washington, DC Office
County: 11001
Nature of Suit: Freedom of Information Act
Cause of Action: 05:552 Freedom of Information Act
Jury Demanded By: None

Docket Report

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Date Filed#Document Text
August 2, 2017 10 SUMMONS (6) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. DOJ CRIMINAL DIVISION, U.S. DOJ EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR U.S. ATTORNEYS, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Consent) (md)
July 31, 2017 Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (md)
July 31, 2017 9 REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE for the United States Attorney's Office filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED, INC..(Topic, Matthew)
July 31, 2017 8 REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE for the Attorney General of the United States filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED, INC..(Topic, Matthew)
July 31, 2017 7 REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE for the U.S. DOJ Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED, INC..(Topic, Matthew)
July 31, 2017 6 REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE for the U.S. DOJ Criminal Division filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED, INC..(Topic, Matthew)
July 31, 2017 5 REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE for the Federal Bureau of Investigation filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED, INC..(Topic, Matthew)
July 31, 2017 4 REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE for the U.S. Department of Justice filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED, INC..(Topic, Matthew)
July 28, 2017 3 REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE for the United States Attorney's Office filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED, INC..(Topic, Matthew)
July 28, 2017 2 REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE for the Attorney General of the United States filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED, INC..(Topic, Matthew)
July 28, 2017 1 COMPLAINT against ALL DEFENDANTS ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5051867), filed by JASON LEOPOLD, BUZZFEED, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons, # 7 Summons, # 8 Summons, # 9 Summons)(Topic, Matthew)

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Plaintiff: JASON LEOPOLD
Represented By: Matthew Topic
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