FOIA Advisor

Court opinions issued Mar. 24, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Lucaj v. FBI (6th Cir.) --  reversing district court decision and remanding for further proceedings after concluding that documents exchanged between DOJ Criminal Division and foreign governments could not be protected under Exemption 5 because they do not meet the "inter-agency" or "intra-agency" threshold.

Elec. Privacy Info. Ctr. v. Customs and Border Protection (D.D.C.) -- granting government's renewed summary judgment motion after finding that agency properly withheld disputed records were pursuant to Exemption 7(E).  

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