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Court opinion issued Jan. 2, 2019

Court Opinions (2019)Allan BlutsteinComment

Sikes v. U.S. Dep't of the Navy (S.D. Ga.) -- on remand from 11th Circuit , which had held that agency could not refuse to process plaintiff’s duplicate request, ruling that: (1) plaintiff’s claim was not precluded by res judicata, (2) agency performed adequate and good faith search for records; and (3) plaintiff substantially prevailed and would be entitled to reasonable attorney’s fees and costs.

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