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FBI Exigent Letters Memo Should Be Kept Secret, Justice Department Argues

May 13, 2013

The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a lawsuit in May 2011 seeking to gain access to the exigent-letter memo. In a September 2012 decision, a U.S. district judge ruled that the government could keep it hidden, accepting the government's argument that it was an internal deliberation and thus exempt from disclosure requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

Monday, May 13, 2013
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