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Tag Archives: Freedom of Information

FOIA problems debated pre-Sunshine Week

Freedom of information advocates are calling for legislation to rein in federal government agencies while oversight offices counter that improvements are being made. The federal system to handle Freedom of Information Act requests is “terribly, terribly broken,” according to David ...

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Second Circuit — Freedom of Information: Long v. Office of Personnel Mgmt.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Freedom of Information Privacy Exception Long v. Office of Personnel Mgmt. 10-1600(L) Judges Jacobs, Chin and Droney Background: Both parties appealed from the denial of their respective motions for summary judgment resolving ...

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Freedom of Information: Lowenstein v. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Freedom of Information Lowenstein v. Department of Homeland Security 09-2225-cv Appealed from the District of Connecticut Background: This appeal is from an order granting partial summary judgment to defendants, in a Freedom ...

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Freedom of Information: Matter of Town of Waterford v. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Appellate Division, Third Department Freedom of Information Inter-Agency Communications Matter of Town of Waterford v. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation 506811 Article 78 Proceeding; Supreme Court, Albany County Background: The parties appeal from a judgment of the supreme ...

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