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Court opinions issued Sept. 30, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Judicial Watch v. U.S. Dep't of State (D.D.C.) -- ruling that: (1) agency properly invoked Exemptions 7(C) and 7(E) to withhold report of investigation concerning Secretary Clinton's IT Specialist; and (2) agency properly relied on Exemption 5 to redact portion of email between Secretary Clinton and General Petraeus concerning personnel decisions, but neither party was entitled to summary judgment as to redactions made pursuant to Exemption 6. 

Associated Press v. FBI (D.D.C.) --  holding that agency properly relied on Exemptions 1, 3, 7(E) to withhold identity of and price paid to technology vendor that assisted FBI in unlocking iPhone of suspected terrorist. 

Summaries of all opinions issued since April 2015 available here