DOJ Must Explain FOIA Exemption In Young Bribery Case

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT) -- A federal judge Wednesday ordered the U.S. Department of Justice either to disclose information requested by a citizen watchdog group or further justify the information's exclusion under a Freedom of Information Act exemption, while also affirming the withholding of information under a different exemption.

The DOJ and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington have been battling each other over access to documents related to the government's corruption investigation of Alaska Rep. Don Young. CREW sued the DOJ in 2011 for denying its FOIA request for...
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