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Court opinions issued Mar. 20, 2017

FOIA News (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

McCash v. CIA (N.D. Cal.) --  finding that FBI properly relied upon Exemption 7(E) to withhold records showing how agency uses an investigative database.

Judicial Watch v. U.S. Dep't of State (D.D.C.) -- ruling that State Department improperly relied upon deliberative process privilege to withhold factual summaries within two documents concerning  September 11, 2012 attack on the United States Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Summaries of all opinions issued since April 2015 available here.