DOJ FOIA 2004 ANNUAL REPORT - EXEMPTION 3 STATUTES

IV. EXEMPTION 3 STATUTES

Statute/Rule Type

of Information Withheld

Case

Citation

5

U.S.C. app. § 107(a)(2)

Financial disclosure

information

Meyerhoff v.

EPA, 958 F.2d 1498 (9th Cir.1992)

8

U.S.C. § 1367(a)(2)

Information pertaining

to a battered spouse

None
15

U.S.C. § 18a(h)

Information submitted

in connection with the pre-merger 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)

18

U.S.C. § 1461

Mailing obscene

material

None
18

U.S.C. § 1905

Trade secrets None
18

U.S.C.§ § 2510-2520

Wiretap requests

and information

Lam Lek Chong

v. DEA, 929 F.2d 729 (D.C. Cir. 1991)

18

U.S.C. § 2703(d)

Electronic communication None
18

U.S.C. § 3123

Pen register orders Manna v. United

States Dep't of Justice, 815 F. Supp. 798 (D.N.J. 1993)

18

U.S.C. § 3153(c)(1)

Pretrial services

information

None
18

U.S.C. § 3509

Information the

disclosure of which would identify children involved in criminal proceedings

None
18

U.S.C. § 3521

Witness security

information

None
18

U.S.C. § 3771

Grand jury information None
18

U.S.C. § 5038

Juvenile arrest

records

None
26

U.S.C. § 6103

Tax return information Church of Scientology

v. IRS, 484 U.S. 9 (1987); Ryan v. ATF, 715 F.2d 644 (D.C.

Cir. 1983)

41

U.S.C. § 253b(m)(1)

Business proposal

related to negotiated procurement action

Hornbostel

v. United States Dep't of the Interior, 305 F. Supp. 2d 21 (D.D.C.

2003)

42

U.S.C. § 2000g-2(b)

Confidential conciliation

assistance information

None
50

U.S.C. § 403g

CIA organization,

activities, and personnel

Minier v. CIA,

88 F.3d 796 (9th Cir. 1996)

50

U.S.C. § 403-3(c)(7)

Intelligence

sources and methods

CIA v. Sims,

471 U.S. 159 (1985)

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)

Consolidated

Appropriations Act of 2004, Public Law 108-199, 118 Stat. 3

ATF firearms database

information

None


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