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Platsky v. NSA, No. 13-527-cv, 2013 WL 6570766 (2nd Cir. December 16, 2013) (Cabranes, J., Sack, J., Wesley, J.)

Re: Request for records concerning plaintiff Disposition: Affirming the district court's grant of defendant's motion for summary judgment
  • Exemption 1, Glomar:  The court holds that "[t]he District Court correctly found that the NSA and CIA properly tethered their Glomar responses to Exemption 1, which protects classified materials relating to national defense or foreign policy."
  • Exemption 7(E), Glomar:  The court finds that the district court correctly found "that the FBI properly tethered its Glomar response to Exemption 7(E), which protects information compiled for law enforcement purposes."
Court Decision Topic(s)
Court of Appeals opinions
Exemption 1
Exemption 7(E)
Updated August 6, 2014