FOIA Advisor

Court opinions issued Nov. 9, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Hardy v. ATF (D.D.C.) -- awarding plaintiff $20,095.95 in attorney's fees and costs for substantially prevailing in case against DOJ's Office of Inspector General, but not against ATF, and reducing award for its limited success and for time spent on certain non-compensable tasks. 

Brick v. DOJ (D.D.C.) -- ruling that FBI's declarations were too sweeping and vague to permit review of agency's withholdings on 12 pages of records pursuant to Exemptions 3, 6, 7(C), and 7(E).

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