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Amawi v. BOP, No. 13-cv-00536-GPM, 2013 WL 3467074 (S.D. Ill. July 10, 2013) (Murphy, J.)

Re: Request for records regarding creation and management of Communications Management Unit (CMU) within United States Penitentiary at Marion, Illinois, management of the CMU, and treatment of Muslim prisoners within CMU Disposition: Granting in part defendant's motion to dismiss
  • Proper Party Defendant:  The court accepts plaintiff's allegations as true and orders the case to proceed against BOP.  The court dismisses the individual defendants named in the case because "federal agencies are the only proper parties in FOIA litigation."
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Updated August 6, 2014