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

Date: 
Monday, December 16, 2013
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."
Topic: 
Court of Appeals
Exemption 1
Exemption 7E
Glomar
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