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Court opinions issued Feb. 6, 2019

Court Opinions (2019)Allan BlutsteinComment

Winn v. DOJ (D.D.C.) -- determining that FBI properly construed scope of plaintiff’s three requests to be limited to records concerning plaintiff, and that agency performed adequate search and segregability review.

Curran v. USPS (E.D. Wis.) -- ruling that: (1) internet usage records of agency employees constituted agency records and were required to be released absent personally identifying information; (2) agency improperly relied on Exemption 6 to withhold “supervisor observation logs,” which generally describe what was occurring in agency computer lab and hallway; and (3) agency properly withheld records of investigation and discipline of low-level agency employee.

Summaries of all published opinions issued since April 2015 are available here.