Department Of Homeland Security Properly Withheld Documents, Judge Rules

Department Of Homeland Security Properly Withheld Documents, Judge Rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A federal judge awarded summary judgment to the U.S. government in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C.S. § 552,suit after finding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) properly withheld documents concerning its investigation into the development and use of whole body imaging (WBI) technology at surface transportation stations but found that the electronic privacy group that brought the suit was entitled to an award of attorney fees (Electronic Privacy Information Center v. United States of America,  No. 11-945, D. D.C.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131522).

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