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Court opinions issued Mar. 22, 2016

Court Opinions (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

Forsythe v. U.S. Nat'l Labor Relations Bd. (E.D.N.Y.) -- adopting magistrate judge's report and recommendation because plaintiff failed to clearly object to the agency's specific withholdings.

Logan & Lowry, LLP v. U.S. Dep't of Interior (N.D. Okla.) -- ruling that the Office of Inspector General performed a reasonable search for responsive records and that plaintiff was neither eligible nor entitled to an award of fees notwithstanding it untimely production of records.

Klayman v. Cent. Intelligence Agency (D.D.C.) --  determining that the CIA properly relied upon Exemptions 1 and 3 in refusing to confirm or deny the existence of records concerning an alleged CIA contractor against whom plaintiff had filed a civil lawsuit; rejecting plaintiff's argument that the agency had officially acknowledged the individual at issue as a CIA contractor.    

Summaries of all opinions issued since April 2015 available here.