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Tag Archives: Freedom of Information Act

Civil Practice: Freedom of Information Act-Pending Litigation-Duplicative Claims

Where appellant challenged the adverse grant of summary judgment in his pro se Freedom of Information Act action, the district court did not err in dismissing the claims as duplicative of another pending litigation. Judgment is affirmed. Jordan v. U.S. ...

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Family of slain patrolman wins records ruling

A Missouri appeals court has overturned a ruling denying the release of records relating to the 1994 shooting death of a Missouri State Highway Patrolman, finding that federal law does not preempt the Missouri Sunshine Law in the case. A ...

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Civil Practice: Freedom of Information Act-Discharge of Obligations

Where appellant challenged the grant of summary judgment against him in an action brought under the Freedom of Information Act, the judgment is affirmed because the agency showed that it fully discharged its obligations under the act. Judgment is affirmed. ...

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Details of a dream job

Polsinelli Shughart seemed to have landed a dream job with the firm’s winning of an up to $87 million patents contract with the National Institutes of Health in July. The contract provides practically guaranteed work for a big, stable client ...

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Holder eases restrictions on public records

Attorney General Eric Holder directed executive-branch agencies not to withhold public records simply because they may do so legally, reversing a Bush administration policy. In a memo to government agencies Thursday, Holder encouraged agencies to “make discretionary disclosures of information,” ...

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