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FOIA News: FOIA Group That Got Al-Awlaki Memos Wins Fees In 9th Circ.

FOIA News (2017)Kevin Schmidt1 Comment

FOIA Group That Got Al-Awlaki Memos Wins Fees In 9th Circ.

By Jack Newsham, Law360, Aug. 28, 2017

An open-government group that sued under the Freedom of Information Act to obtain legal memos about the U.S.’ targeted killing of Anwar al-Awlaki won legal fees Friday, when Ninth Circuit judges concluded for different reasons that the lower court applied the wrong standard to deny fees.

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