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Court opinions issued July 20, 2015

Court Opinions (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

B&P Co. v. Internal Revenue Serv. (S.D. Ohio) -- ruling that IRS properly withheld a draft Revenue Agent Report pursuant to Exemptions 3, 5, and 7(A), and that it performed an adequate search for requested restitution-related documents.    

Smith v. U.S. Dep't of Justice (D.D.C.) -- concluding that Drug Enforcement Administration performed an adequate search in response to plaintiff's request for records about himself; further finding that DEA properly refused to confirm or deny the existence of certain records pertaining to a third party who testified against plaintiff at criminal trial.

Summaries of all cases since April 2015 are available here.