Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Supreme Court Rules on FOIA Exemption

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the government's broad use of an exemption in the federal Freedom of Information Act to withhold documents from the public, ruling for a Washington state resident who wants Navy maps relating to its main West Coast ammunition dump (from AP).
You can read local reporting in the Seattle Times, the Peninsula Daily News, and the Kitsap Sun. You can read the case, or peruse all the information about the case in the SCOTUSblog.

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