D.C. Circuit Prescribes a "Double Dose of Deference" for Reviewing Decisions on FOIA Attorney's Fees

July 1, 2018

Reprinted with permission from MLRC MediaLawLetter, July 2018

On July 9, 2018, a divided D.C. Circuit panel issued the latest ruling in a fifteen-year odyssey of FOIA litigation, affirming the district court’s decision not to award attorney’s fees to a journalist who sought records from the CIA related to the assassination of President Kennedy. Morley v. CIA (Morley XI), 2018 WL 3351383 (D.C. Cir. July 9, 2018) (per curiam). Read More.

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