Henson v. HHS, No. 14-908, 2015 WL 1740080 (S.D. Ill. Apr. 13, 2015) (Herndon, J.)

Date: 
Monday, April 13, 2015

Henson v. HHS, No. 14-908, 2015 WL 1740080 (S.D. Ill. Apr. 13, 2015) (Herndon, J.)

Re: Forty-six individual FOIA requests

Disposition: Granting defendants' motion to dismiss

  • Litigation Considerations:  The court holds that "FOIA does not create a cause of action for a suit against an individual employee of a federal agency" and "federal agencies unmistakably remain the only proper defendant to FOIA claims."
Topic: 
District Court
Litigation Considerations
Updated June 26, 2015