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Court opinion issued Jan. 5, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

People for the Ethical Treatment Animals v. HHS (D.D.C.) -- on reconsideration of decision dated August 18, 2016, ruling that: (1) four categories of records that court previously held were protected under Exemption 4 for seven objecting animal importers were also exempt for three additional importers who had not been notified of FOIA requests prior to court's decision; and (2)  animal quantity and crate information was protected by Exemption 4, except with respect to two importers that failed to object to disclosure.  

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