NY Times, ACLU Denied FOIA Bids For Patriot Act Report

Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 3:03 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday denied bids from the American Civil Liberties Union and The New York Times Co. to make public a classified government report on foreign intelligence collection under the Patriot Act.

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III granted summary judgment to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Justice, saying the government acted within its rights to deny Freedom of Information Act requests lodged by the Times and the ACLU on the grounds that public release of...
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Case Title

The New York Times Company et al v. United States Department of Justice


Case Number

1:11-cv-06990

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act

Judge

William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

October 4, 2011


Case Title

American Civil Liberties Union et al v. Federal Bureau of Investigation et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-07562

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act

Judge

William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

October 26, 2011

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