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High Court Says FOIA Request Cannot Be Used In Lawsuit
Posted on 17 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court says a Freedom of Information Act request cannot be used to trigger a False Claims Act lawsuit. The court on Monday voted 5-3 to agree with arguments by Schindler Elevator Corp., which sought to get a lawsuit... Read More

High Court: No Personal Privacy For Businesses In FOIA
Posted on 2 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that corporations have no right of personal privacy to prevent the disclosure of documents under the federal Freedom of Information Act. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the 8-0 opinion Tuesday that... Read More

Michigan State University Must Disclose To ESPN Names Of Student Athletes In Incident Reports
Posted on 27 Aug 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

ESPN submitted a request under FOIA asking Michigan State University to provide incident reports involving a list of 300 student-athletes. The University produced the records, but redacted the names and identifying information of the suspects, victims... Read More

FBI, FOIA, iPhones & Terrorism
Posted on 6 Oct 2017 by Gabriela Nolen

On September 30, 2017, Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted the FBI’s motion for summary judgment in a case brought under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) relating to an agreement with... Read More

Judicial Watch Sues FBI For Documents On Late U.S. Rep. John Murtha
Posted on 23 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced April 19 that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI... Read More