DiBacco v. U.S. Dep’t of the Army (D.C. Cir.) — affirming district court’s decision that: (1) U.S. Army performed adequate search for records concerning Nazi general Reinhard Gehlen; and (2) agency properly withheld records pursuant to Exemption 3 in conjunction with National Security Act of 1947 and CIA Act of 1949.
Sluss v. DOJ (D.D.C.) -- ruling that: (1) DOJ failed to provide sufficient information for court to determine whether deliberative process privilege applied to memoranda concerning plaintiff’s request to be transferred to Canadian prison; (2) with respect to Exemption 7(F) withholdings, DOJ failed to show that disclosure would reasonably endanger plaintiff’s life, as agency alleged, but ordering documents to be released to and maintained by plaintiff’s counsel only; (3) DOJ properly relied on Exemption 7(C) to withhold information pertaining to third parties; and (4) DOJ failed to demonstrate that it performed adequate search for records concerning penal treaty between Canada and the United States.
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