FBI, DOJ Say Release Of Ex-FBI Atty's Texts Was Warranted

Law360 (March 17, 2020, 5:48 PM EDT) -- The FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice have asked a D.C. federal judge to end a suit brought by a former FBI lawyer, who worked on investigations into both Hillary Clinton's private email server and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections, saying releasing her text messages to the press was warranted and didn't violate her privacy.

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page sued the FBI and the DOJ in December, alleging they violated her privacy by sharing her text messages with another former FBI agent, Peter Strzok, with the press.

In a motion for summary judgment filed Friday, the FBI...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!