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Court opinions issued Feb. 22, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Gilliam v. U.S. Dep't of Justice (D.D.C.) -- concluding that Drug Enforcement Administration performed a reasonable search for records concerning investigation that led to plaintiff's drug trafficking conviction and that DEA properly withheld certain records pursuant to Exemptions 7(C), 7(D), and 7(E).  

Reporters Comm. for Freedom Press v. FBI (D.D.C.) -- ruling that FBI performed a reasonable search for records concerning the agency's alleged practice of impersonating the news media and that it properly withheld certain records pursuant to Exemptions 1, 3 (Nat'l Sec. Act of 1947), 5 (attorney work-product), 6, 7(C), and 7(E).

Summaries of all opinions issued since April 2015 available here.