IV. EXEMPTION 3 STATUTES

Statute/Rule Type of Information Withheld Case Citation
8 U.S.C.   1202(f) Confidential visa information DeLaurentiis v. Haig, 686 F.2d 192 (3d Cir. 1982)
15 U.S.C.   18a(h) Information submitted in connection with the premerger notification provisions of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 Lieberman v. FTC, 771 F.2d 32 (2d Cir. 1985)
15 U.S.C.   1314(g) Material submitted in response to a Civil Investigative Demand Motion Picture Ass'n of Am. v. United States Dep't of Justice, No. 80 CIV. 6612 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 6, 1981)
15 U.S.C.   4305(d) Information submitted under the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993 None
18 U.S.C.   1461 Obscene information that is "nonmailable." None
18 U.S.C.   2423 Information pertaining to transportation of minors None
18 U.S.C.   2510, et seq. Wiretap requests and information Lam Lek Chong v. DEA, 929 F.2d 729 (D.C. Cir. 1991)
18 U.S.C.   3123 Pen registers Manna v. United States Dep't of Justice, 88 F.3d 796 (9th Cir. 1996)
18 U.S.C.   3521 Witness security None
18 U.S.C.   3771 Grand jury information None
18 U.S.C. 5038 Juvenile arrest records None
21 U.S.C.   842 Information acquired during an inspection concerning any method or process which is a trade secret or is confidential business information None
Pub. L. 104-208 (1996) Information pertaining to a battered spouse None
26 U.S.C.   6103 Tax return information Church of Scientology v. IRS, 484 U.S. 9 (1987)
28 U.S.C.   592(e) Applications to court for appointment of an independent counsel Public Citizen v. United States Dep't of Justice, No. 82-2909 (D.D.C. May 18, 1983)
31 U.S.C.   3729-33 Information pertaining to financial false claims None
41 U.S.C.  253(a)(1) Business proposal documents not incorporated in contracts None
41 U.S.C. 253b(m)(1)-(2) Business proposal documents not incorporated in contracts None
42 U.S.C.   2000g-2(b) Confidential conciliation assistance information None
42 U.S.C.   2162 Department of Energy information Meeropol v. Smith, No. 75-1121 (D.D.C. Feb. 29, 1984)
50 U.S.C.   402 note Organization, functions, and activities of NSA Founding Church of Scientology v. NSA, 610 F.2d 824 (D.C. Cir 1979)
50 U.S.C.   403 CIA organization, activities, and personnel Minier v. CIA, 88 F.3d 796 (9th Cir. 1996)
Fed.R.Cr.P. 6(e) Grand jury information Senate of P.R. v. United States Dep't of Justice, 823 F.2d 574 (D.C. Cir. 1987)
Fed.R.Cr.P. 16 Information pertaining to discovery None
Fed.R.Cr.P. 32 Presentence investigative report United States Dep't of Justice v. Julian, 486 U.S. 1 (1988)
Local Rules (W.D. MO LCL RL 99.8; N.C. LCL RL 51.10; E.D. MO LCL RL 13.01; E.D. TX Gen. Order 94-38; S.D. AL LCL RL 22; N.D. GA LCL RL 32.1) Information pertaining to presentence reports None


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