FOIA Advisor

Court opinions issued June 12, 2019

Court Opinions (2019)Allan BlutsteinComment

AquAlliance v. Nat'l Oceanic & Atmosphereric Admin. (D.D.C.) -- denying plaintiff’s request for $41,000 in fees and costs because agency acted reasonably in processing “massive amount” of documents once the lawsuit was filed.

Judicial Watch v. U.S. Dep’t of State (D.D.C.) -- granting in part and denying in part agency’s use of attorney-client and deliberative process privileges to withhold records concerning agency’s use of personal email by or under Secretary Clinton.

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