Munger Tolles Wins Ruling That Army's Delays Flouted FOIA

By Khadijah M. Britton (November 7, 2014, 5:16 PM EST) -- Law firm Munger Tolles & Olson LLP gained a partial victory Thursday as a California federal judge ruled the U.S. Army had violated the Freedom of Information Act by delaying the release of documents the firm requested, but also kept many of them heavily redacted to protect a litigant.

U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson of the Central District of California granted summary judgment to Munger Tolles on the Army's delayed response to their FOIAs and appeals. He also granted summary judgment in part to the Army on its material exemptions to disclosure but ordered the agency to comply with his...

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