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Court opinions issued Aug. 29, 2017

Court Opinions (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

Whitson v. U.S. Forest Serv. (D. Colo.) -- determining, upon motion for reconsideration, that agency performs law enforcement functions and therefore is entitled to invoke Exemptions 7(C) and 7(E) in case involving investigation of personnel misconduct.

Pubien v. DOJ  (D.D.C.) -- concluding that Office of Professional Responsibility performed a reasonable search for records pertaining to plaintiff's complaints about an Assistant United States Attorney and that agency properly withheld certain information pursuant to Exemption 6.

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