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Court opinion issued May 1, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

N.Y. Times v. CIA (S.D.N.Y.) -- awarding plaintiff $51,909.86 in attorney's fees and costs in case where CIA withdrew its Glomar response late in litigation and released portions of three reports concerning chemical weapons in Iraq.   Notably, the court declined to adopt CIA's argument that the reasonableness of its legal position automatically outweighed other three "entitlement" factors that plaintiff's favor.   

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