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High court questions broad use of FOIA exemption
breitbart ^ | 12/1/10 | ap

Posted on 12/01/2010 2:01:41 PM PST by Nachum

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is questioning the government's broad use of an exemption in the federal Freedom of Information Act to withhold documents from the public.

The justices heard argument Wednesday in an appeal from Glen Milner, a Washington state resident who sued under FOIA for maps showing the extent of damage expected from an explosion at the Navy's main West Coast ammunition dump on an island near Port Townsend in western Washington.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: court; foia; high; questions

1 posted on 12/01/2010 2:01:43 PM PST by Nachum
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2 posted on 12/01/2010 2:02:22 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at
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While one must be vigilant for the normal attempt of the govt to use classified data labels to cover up the corruption of officials, this Milner clown is one of those wacko lefties who wants to shut down the military bases.

3 posted on 12/01/2010 2:30:03 PM PST by Seruzawa (If you agree with the French raise your hand - If you are French raise both hands.)
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I’m surprised the map was produced unless the employee who produced it wanted it released (thereby going over his supervisors’ heads).

4 posted on 12/01/2010 5:07:31 PM PST by scrabblehack
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