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Court opinions issued July 3, 2019

Court Opinions (2019)Allan BlutsteinComment

Davis v. FBI (D.D.C.) -- finding that: (1) FBI and Secret Service performed adequate searches for records concerning plaintiff; (2) FBI properly withheld records pursuant to Exemption 3, in conjunction with the Bank Secrecy Act, and Exemptions 6, 7(C), 7(D), and 7(E); and (3) Secret Service properly withheld records pursuant to Exemption 3, in conjunction with Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 6(e), and Exemptions 6 and 7(C).

Pichardo-Martinez v. USMS (D.D.C.) -- concluding that agency failed to demonstrate the adequacy of its search for records concerning plaintiff and failed to justify its application of Exemption 7(C) and 7(E).

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