CIA Doesn't Owe Volume Estimates In FOIA Scope Ruling

Law360, New York (June 14, 2013, 2:54 PM EDT) -- A Washington, D.C., federal judge Thursday rejected efforts to revive three Freedom of Information Act claims in a transparency advocate’s class action against a new CIA rule, saying a recent appellate decision did not oblige the Central Intelligence Agency to provide specific estimates of the total volume of withheld records.

National Security Counselors sought reconsideration of a March order that dismissed three of its asserted FOIA claims against the CIA on the grounds that the group failed to exhaust administrative remedies, arguing that the D.C. Circuit’s...
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