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FOIA News: Journo Says Feds Haven't Given Him Emails

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Journo Says Feds Haven't Given Him Emails

By Kevin Lessmiller, Courthouse News Service, Jan. 5, 2016

A reporter claims that the government hasn't fulfilled his requests for emails to U.S. Supreme Court justices and those sent and received by the drafters of a controversial drone memo.

Jason Leopold, formerly with Al-Jazeera America and now with Vice News, claims the U.S. Department of Justice has stonewalled his various requests for emails involving the Supreme Court and the Office of Legal Counsel, or OLC.

One New Year's Day lawsuit filed by the reporter challenges the government's lack of response to his Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, request for emails between the current or any former U.S. Solicitor General and any Supreme Court justices.

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