FOIA Advisor

Court opinions issued Aug. 21, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Villar v. FBI (D.N.H.) -- concluding that pro se plaintiff failed to exhaust administrative remedies with respect to his request concerning third party, and that FBI failed to submit adequate information to permit review of records withheld concerning plaintiff.  

Demoruelle v. Dep't of Veterans' Affairs (D. Haw.) -- granting pro se plaintiff's claim for waiver of fees, which agency did not dispute in litigation, and granting litigation costs but not attorney's fees.  

Francis v. DOJ (D.D.C.) -- finding that Executive Office for United States Attorneys performed a reasonable search for certain records concerning his prosecution for conspiring to kill a federal official.  

Summaries of all opinions issued since April 2015 available here.