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Sperling v. OIP, No. 12-cv-0605, 2014 WL 272336 (D.D.C. Jan. 24, 2014) (Jackson, J.)

Friday, January 24, 2014
Re: Request for copies of disciplinary complaints concerning four individuals, two of whom are deceased  Disposition: Granting defendant's renewed motion for summary judgment
  • Litigation Considerations, Adequacy of Search:  The court states that "[b]ecause there is no dispute regarding the sole factual issue remaining in this case – the adequacy of Defendants' search for records pertaining to AUSA Curran – the Court will grant Defendants' renewed motion for summary judgment."  Previously, the court "entered an order granting summary judgment in Defendants' favor with respect to (1) the 'Glomar response' that Defendants issued regarding the two individuals who are still alive, and (2) the adequacy of the search for records pertaining to one deceased individual," but "denied summary judgment with respect to Defendants' search for records pertaining to [a] former (and now deceased) Assistant United States Attorney."
Adequacy of Search
District Court
Litigation Considerations
Updated August 6, 2014