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CREW V. U.S. Department of Homeland Security (PR Firms)

12 Sep 2005 // Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed suit against the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for failure to produce documents requested by CREW through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. The request, dated January 11, 2005, asked for documents relating to DHS's contract and contacts with public affairs firms. DHS failed to produce the documents within the statutory time limit, thus violating the Freedom of Information Act.