ACLU Can't Force Gov't To Release Secret GPS Docs

Law360, New York (March 11, 2014, 8:14 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday squelched the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation's Freedom of Information Act suit trying to gain access to a pair of FBI guidance memos on the use of GPS tracking, ruling that they are privileged documents.

Granting the government's motion for summary judgment and denying a similar motion by the ACLU, U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III refused to force the FBI to release the pair of memoranda after finding that they deal with potential lawsuits stemming from the...
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Case Information

Case Title

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation v. United States Department of Justice

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act


William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

October 3, 2012


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