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FOIA News: FBI Loses FOIA Suit Over Program To Fire Gay Employees

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FBI Loses FOIA Suit Over Program To Fire Gay Employees

By Vin Gurrieri, Law360, July 31, 2017

The FBI didn’t adequately search its records in response to a Freedom of Information Act request made by a civil rights group that sought information about a decades-long program that began in the 1950s under then-FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to purportedly purge the agency of gays and lesbians, a Washington, D.C., federal judge ruled Friday.

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