DOJ FOIA 2005 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 Judicial Watch, Inc. v. United States Dep't of Commerce, 337 F. Supp. 2d 146 (D.D.C. 2004)
8 U.S.C. § 1367(a)(2) Information pertaining to a battered alien who is the beneficiary of an application for relief 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.§ § 2510-2521 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. § 3521 Witness security information None
18 U.S.C. § 3771 Grand jury information None
18 U.S.C. § 5038 Juvenile arrest records McDonnell v. United States, 4 F.3d 1227 (3d Cir. 1993)
26 U.S.C. § 6103 Tax return information Church of Scientology v. IRS, 484 U.S. 9 (1987)
31 U.S.C. § 5311 Financial crimes information None
39 U.S.C. § 410(c)(2) Commercial business information Wickwire Gavin, P.C. v. United States Postal Serv., 356 F.3d 588 (4th Cir. 2004)
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. § 2000e-5(b) Confidential conciliation assistance information Am. Centennial Ins. v. EEOC, 722 F. Supp. 180 (D.N.J. 1989)
49 U.S.C. § 114(s) "Sensitive security information" pertaining to transportation Elec. Privacy Info. Ctr. v. DHS, 384 F. Supp. 2d 100 (D.D.C. 2005)
50 U.S.C.A. § 403-1(i) (West Supp. 2005) Intelligence sources and methods CIA v. Sims, 471 U.S. 159 (1985)
50 U.S.C. § 403g 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)
Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005, Pub. L. No. 108-447, 118 Stat. 2809 ATF firearms database information City of Chicago v. United States Dep't of the Treasury, 423 F.3d 777 (7th Cir. 2005)

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