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FOIA News: Judge won't order deposition of Clinton in email suit

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Judge won't order deposition of Clinton in email suit

By Josh Gerstein, Politico, August 19, 2016

A federal judge has rejected a request to force Hillary Clinton to submit to a sworn deposition in a suit related to her private email server, ruling instead that she must respond in writing to questions about the issue.

U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan said the conservative group Judicial Watch had not demonstrated that an in-person deposition of Clinton was necessary to attempt to clarify whether the former secretary of state set up the system in order to avoid complying with the Freedom of Information Act.

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