Feds Can't Slow Production Of Khashoggi Docs In FOIA Case

By Mike LaSusa (August 7, 2019, 9:33 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge has said the U.S. departments of State and Defense can't reduce the rate at which the court ordered them to produce documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act request centering on the killing of Saudi-born, U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer said on Tuesday that he understands it will require substantial effort and resources for the agencies to comply with his earlier order that they process 5,000 pages of documents per month. But he said the cost was reasonable in light of the nature of the requested information.

"As the...

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