FOIA Advisor

Court opinions issued Mar. 13, 2019

Court Opinions (2019)Allan BlutsteinComment

Judicial Watch v. U.S. Dep't of State (D.D.C.) -- holding that agency properly relied on Exemptions 1 and 3 in refusing to confirm or deny the existence of communications between Samantha Power, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, and U.S. intelligence agencies regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Pinnicchia v. U.S. Dep't of Veterans Affairs (D. Conn.) -- concluding that agency properly relied on Exemptions 6 and 7(C) to withhold name and identifying information of individual who falsely accused plaintiff of misconduct.

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