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FOIA News: DOJ Renews Bid To Kill FOIA Suit Over Siemens Monitoring

FOIA News (2017)Kevin SchmidtComment

DOJ Renews Bid To Kill FOIA Suit Over Siemens Monitoring

By Jack Newsham, Law360, Sept. 27, 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice made new arguments Tuesday in its effort to finally end a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit over its refusal to release a monitor's reports on Siemens AG, telling a D.C. federal judge that releasing the records would hurt its ability to fight corporate crime.

The government’s renewed effort comes about six months after it won a partial victory against 100Reporters, a news outlet that sued to obtain reports and other information about compliance reforms Siemens undertook...

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