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Court opinions issued Oct. 24, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Ctr. for the Study of Servs. v. HHS (D.C. Cir.) -- reversing district court's order requiring agency to prospectively release health insurance plans, because: (1) agency had not withheld records pursuant to improper practice or policy, (2) agency had not withheld records solely for purposes of delay, and (3) agency was not likely to continue to withhold disputed records in future.

Judicial Watch v. U.S. Dep't of State (D.D.C.) -- granting agency's motion for reconsideration after concluding that information contained within two Hillary Clinton emails pertaining to Benghazi attack were properly protected under Exemption 1.

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