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Barger v. FBI, No. 1:13-cv-004140LJO-SAB, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51200 (E.D. Cal. Apr. 9, 2013) (Boone, Magistrate J.)

Re: Plaintiff's complaint against the FBI alleging violations of the FOIA but not specifying the request upon which his allegations were based Disposition: Dismissing plaintiff's complaint
  • Jurisdiction: The court dismisses plaintiff's complaint with leave to amend.  "Plaintiff's complaint fails to clearly allege (1) whether Plaintiff made a FOIA request, (2) to whom Plaintiff sent the FOIA request, (3) what information Plaintiff requested in his FOIA request, (4) what response, if any, Plaintiff received from his FOIA request and (5) how the federal agency's response to Plaintiff's FOIA request was improper." 
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Litigation Considerations, Jurisdiction
Updated August 6, 2014