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FOIA News: SCOTUS rejects appeal seeking Senate's CIA report

FOIA News (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Justices Decline to Hear Appeal in CIA Torture Report

By Dan McCue, Courthouse News Service,  Apr. 24, 2017

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal seeking the release of a 2014 Senate report on the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation techniques.

In rejecting the appeal, the Justices let stand a May 2016 ruling by the D.C. Circuit which held the Senate Intelligence Committee was not subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act.

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