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FOIA News: DOJ pays $40k to settle FOIA suit

FOIA News (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

The Department of Justice has agreed to pay $40,000 to settle a FOIA lawsuit seeking access to records about Lesa Gail Bridges, who practiced law without authorization while working as an Assistant United States Attorney in Arkansas.  A copy of the settlement agreement filed today in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is available here.  The Courthouse News Service reported about government setbacks in the case in September 2014 and January 2015.