FOIA Advisor

Court opinions issued Apr. 21, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Wash. v. DOJ (D.C. Cir.) -- reversing district court's decision in case involving FBI investigation of former congressman Tom Delay after concluding that government invoked Exemption 5 too late and that it needed to perform "a more particularized balancing of the interests at stake" under Exemptions 6 and 7(C).

Franklin v. DEA (9th Cir.) (unpublished) -- summarily affirming district court's decision that agency conducted adequate search and properly redacted records.

Summaries of all opinions issued since April 2015 available here.