Judicial Watch Can't Have CFPB Docs On Cordray, Judge Says

Law360, New York (March 27, 2014, 7:21 PM ET) -- A D.C. federal judge Thursday ruled that conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch cannot have access to a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau document related to the recess appointment of the bureau's director, Richard Cordray.

U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan said that the document, an email between a White House official and a CFPB employee, is privileged and does not have to be turned over to Judicial Watch, according to the opinion. The ruling overturned a previous order in the Freedom of Information Act suit that said...
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Case Title

JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. v. CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU


Case Number

1:12-cv-00931

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act

Judge

Emmet G. Sullivan

Date Filed

June 7, 2012

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