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Court opinion issued Mar. 6, 2019

Court Opinions (2019)Allan BlutsteinComment

Seife v. U.S. Dep't of State (S.D.N.Y.) - - ruling that: (1) State Department performed adequate search for “on background” press briefing transcripts produced by agency, but inadequately searched for joint press briefing transcripts produced by other agencies; and (2) agency’s reliance on Exemption 5 (deliberative process privilege) and Exemption 6 was proper in part and improper in part.

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