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Hodge v. Stephens, No. 12-cv-01988, 2013 WL 398870 (D. Md. Jan. 31, 2013) (Williams, J.)

Re: Request for an incident report regarding an encounter between plaintiffs and state police officers; FOIA claim was made in context of several causes of actions brought against State of Maryland, state police, and individual officers Disposition: Granting defendants' motions to dismiss
  • Proper Party Defendant: The court dismisses plaintiff's claims against the named police officers, noting that "FOIA requires federal agencies to make certain information available to the public, but neither [the named individual] nor any other Defendant is a federal agency."
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