Benjamin v. Dep't of State, No. 15-0160, 2016 WL 1446124 (D.D.C. Apr. 12, 2016) (Jackson, J.)

Date: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Benjamin v. Dep't of State, No. 15-0160, 2016 WL 1446124 (D.D.C. Apr. 12, 2016) (Jackson, J.)

Re: Request for records concerning U.S. government's role in June 1957 coup d’état in Haiti

Disposition: Granting defendant's motion for summary judgment

  • Exemption 1:  "After examining the State Department's ex parte, in camera declarations, the Court is satisfied that the State Department has put forth a 'plausible' and 'logical' argument in support of its invocation of Exemption 1, and therefore, the Court will grant defendant’s motion for summary judgment."
Topic: 
District Court
Exemption 1
Updated June 2, 2016