Federal Government spent most money at DOJ fighting FOIA Lawsuits in final Obama year : Report

Federal Government spent most money at DOJ fighting FOIA Lawsuits in final Obama year : Report

In the final year of the Obama administration, the Federal Government spent $36 million fighting lawsuits filed by makers of FOIA Requests, seeking to compel the Government to comply with the Freedom of Information Act.

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In the face of the incoming, regressive Trump administration, Obama DOJ still resists compliance with FOIA

In the face of the incoming, regressive Trump administration, Obama DOJ still resists compliance with FOIA

The U.S. Department of Justice has argued that U.S. District Court Judge Joan Azrack should adopt the Report and Recommendation of Chief Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann, thereby throwing out the FOIA lawsuit filed by the publisher of Progress Queens.

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Chief Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann was "pouring water on a drowning FOIA" : Court filing

Chief Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann was "pouring water on a drowning FOIA" : Court filing

The publisher of Progress Queens has filed an objection to a Report and Recommendation issued by Chief Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann in which the Federal judge recommended dismissing FOIA litigation seeking the disclosure of records from the U.S. Department of Justice about the prosecution of activists.

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DOCUMENT DROP : Magistrate Judge Mann sides with DOJ in FOIA lawsuit that will keep secret records about the prosecution of activists

DOCUMENT DROP : Magistrate Judge Mann sides with DOJ in FOIA lawsuit that will keep secret records about the prosecution of activists

Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann has issued a report and recommendation, siding with the U.S. Department of Justice that, if affirmed, will enable the Government to refuse to release records that exist and that like exist about the prosecution of activists.

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#BlackLivesMatter activists protest de Blasio fundraiser as he faces falling job approval ratings

#BlackLivesMatter activists protest de Blasio fundraiser as he faces falling job approval ratings

Mayor Bill de Blasio attended a fundraiser at the Sheraton's Midtown hotel, which attracted a protest with over 100 activists, on the same day when Quinnipiac University published a poll showing falling job approval numbers.

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