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FOIA News: 2nd Circ. Says Drone Strike FOIA Ruling Reveals Too Much

FOIA News (2018)Kevin SchmidtComment

2nd Circ. Says Drone Strike FOIA Ruling Reveals Too Much

By Daniel Wilson, Law360, July 5, 2018

A New York federal court must keep under wraps certain information about targeted drone strikes abroad, the Second Circuit said Thursday, ruling the district court did not have to decide whether the federal government had officially acknowledged a disputed fact because it had no bearing on the disclosure of documents.

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