FOIA Advisor

Court opinions issued Aug. 14, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Am. Civil Liberties Union of Ariz. v. DHS (D. Ariz.) -- finding that multiple agency components did not perform completely adequate searches for records concerning treatment of minors in Border Patrol custody, and that their declarations Vaughn Indices did not justify all withholdings pursuant to Exemptions 5, 6, 7(C), and 7(E).

Fund v. USDA (N.D. Cal.) -- dismissing plaintiff's FOIA and APA claims concerning agency's removal of certain Animal Plant Health Inspection Service inspection records from online reading room.

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