FOIA Advisor

FOIA News: Court opinions issued Sept. 15, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

McNeely v. U.S. Dep't of Energy (N.D. Cal.) -- finding that: (1) government conducted adequate search for records pertaining to plaintiff's childhood medical records and a study at Hanford nuclear site; (2) government properly withheld names of third parties pursuant to Exemption 6.

Gelb v. DHS (S.D.N.Y.) -- concluding that government performed adequate search for records concerning unclaimed funds and that it properly withheld the names of account holders pursuant to Exemptions 6 and 7(C).

Summaries of all opinions issued since April 2015 available here