Small Biz Group Goes To High Court In FOIA Fight

Law360, New York (January 19, 2011, 7:01 PM EST) -- A small business advocacy group has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Freedom of Information Act forces federal agencies to turn over all records controlled by third parties, or only those controlled as part of records-management contracts.

The American Small Business League filed its petition for a writ of certiorari Tuesday, hoping the high court will overturn a lower court’s ruling that the U.S. Small Business Administration does not have to turn over the cell phone records of its chief spokesman, Mike Stamler....
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