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Mouton v. Neustrom, No. 15-30473, 2016 WL 1127417 (5th Cir. Mar. 22, 2016) (per curiam)

Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Mouton v. Neustrom, No. 15-30473, 2016 WL 1127417 (5th Cir. Mar. 22, 2016) (per curiam) 

Re: Request for records concerning appellant's sister

Disposition: Dismissing appellant's appeal

  • Procedural Requirements, Entities Subject to the FOIA:  The Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit holds that "[t]he district court did not err in dismissing [appellant's] FOIA complaint pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) for failure to state a claim because FOIA does not apply to the local defendants named in [appellant's] complaint."
Topic: 
Court of Appeals
Procedural
Updated April 28, 2016