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Court opinion issued May 31, 2016

Court Opinions (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

McAtee v. U.S. Dep't of Homeland Sec. (D. Mont.) -- holding that the U.S. Secret Service conducted a reasonable search for plaintiff's criminal case file and properly redacted third party information under Exemptions 6 and 7(C), but that agency's Vaughn Index did not provide sufficient information to permit the court to determine whether grand jury-related records were protected under Exemption 3.

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