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Court opinions issued Dec. 8 & 10, 2015

Court Opinions (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

Dec. 10, 2015

Harmon v. U.S. Dep't of the Treasury (S.D. Ind.) -- dismissing case because plaintiff failed to exhaust his administrative remedies for any of his four requests to the Internal Revenue Service.

Dec. 8, 2015

AAR Airlift Grp. v. U.S. Transp. Command (D.D.C. 2015) -- remanding a reverse-FOIA case in which plaintiff seeks to prevent disclosure of line-item pricing from a contract between the parties.  The court found that the agency's determination was arbitrary and capricious because the agency misinterpreted plaintiff's administrative correspondence.

Summaries of all opinions issued since April 2015 available here.