Enviros Win Access To Agency's Jackson Lewis Contract

Law360, New York (February 7, 2012, 8:32 PM EST) -- A Washington federal judge on Tuesday ordered the U.S. International Boundary and Water Commission to provide an environmental group with documents demonstrating the source of the funds used to pay Jackson Lewis LLP, hired to litigate a dispute with the agency's former general counsel.

U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth granted summary judgment to plaintiff Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, ruling that USIBWC had violated the Freedom of Information Act by failing to provide the group with the requested documents.

“PEER presented two very straightforward FOIA...
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