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The Supreme Court Expands the Meaning of “Confidential” Information under FOIA Exemption 4

Robyn N. Burrows

The Supreme Court in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, No. 18-481 (U.S. June 24, 2019) recently relaxed the standard for withholding confidential information under Exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”)—a major win for contractors that regularly submit sensitive business information to the government. 433 more words

Regulatory Compliance And Ethics

Chief Judge Colleen McMahon: "CIA Disclosures To One Are Disclosures To All" [UPDATE III]

“The CIA is spectacularly terrible at responding to FOIA requests. It’s so bad it’s highly possible the perceived ineptness is deliberate. The CIA simply does not want to release documents.

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CIA

Internal Emails Show How ICE Planned Largest Immigration Raid in History

Internal emails show communication between ICE agents who were preparing to arrest at least 8,400 undocumented immigrants in a massive raid in September 2017. 

“Happy hunting!” one of the emails said, asking for volunteers willing to build target lists. 166 more words

U.S. Immigration

FOIA litigation appeal hearing, activists filled up the Court in support of Stefania Maurizi

The appeal hearing for the full access to the documents related to Julian Assange’s case has been held today at the Upper Tribunal, decision is expected on Friday… 135 more words

Assange

Ohio Supreme Court To Hear Mercer County Freedom Of Information Act Case

(6-28-19) The Ohio Supreme Court will be hearing another case from Mercer County, this one is based on Freedom of Information Act requests that were denied. 134 more words

Laura Fuchs Testimony - At-Risk School Funding and School Based Budgeting and Transparency Amendment Acts of 2019 - June 26, 2019

TESTIMONY BEFORE THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AND THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COUNCIL

 Joint Public Hearing on B23-0046, the “At-Risk School Funding Transparency Amendment Act of 2019” and B23-0239, the “School Based Budgeting and Transparency Amendment Act of 2019” 1,303 more words

DC Council

Mary Levy Testimony - At-Risk School Funding and School Based Budgeting and Transparency Amendment Acts of 2019 - June 26, 2019

TESTIMONY BEFORE THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AND THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COUNCIL

 Joint Public Hearing on B23-0046, the “At-Risk School Funding Transparency Amendment Act of 2019” and B23-0239, the “School Based Budgeting and Transparency Amendment Act of 2019” 859 more words

DC Council