26 Cited authorities

  1. Doe v. Chao

    540 U.S. 614 (2004)   Cited 483 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding a plaintiff must prove causation in order to obtain damages
  2. Kissinger v. Reporters Committee

    445 U.S. 136 (1980)   Cited 899 times
    Holding that in the Freedom of Information Act, the term " ‘Executive Office’ does not include the Office of the President"
  3. SafeCard Servs., Inc. v. SEC

    926 F.2d 1197 (D.C. Cir. 1991)   Cited 1,695 times
    Holding that information in law enforcement records identifying private individuals is exempt from disclosure unless release is necessary to "confirm or refute compelling evidence that the agency is engaged in illegal activity"
  4. Valencia-Lucena v. United States Coast Guard

    180 F.3d 321 (D.C. Cir. 1999)   Cited 709 times
    Holding that a search was inadequate because the agency failed to search a database it identified as a likely place where the documents might be located
  5. Grand Cent. P'ship, Inc. v. Cuomo

    166 F.3d 473 (2d Cir. 1999)   Cited 504 times
    Holding that deliberative process privilege focuses on "documents reflecting advisory opinions, recommendations and deliberations comprising part of a process by which governmental decisions and policies are formulated"
  6. Forsham v. Harris

    445 U.S. 169 (1980)   Cited 251 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding Henry Kissinger's notes not agency files because, inter alia, they were "never entered the State Department's files"
  7. Perry v. Block

    684 F.2d 121 (D.C. Cir. 1982)   Cited 763 times
    Holding that an agency's confused, delayed, and disjointed response to a request for records was not "willful or deliberate in the sense demanded by the Privacy Act."
  8. Carney v. U.S. Dept. of Justice

    19 F.3d 807 (2d Cir. 1994)   Cited 508 times
    Holding that such affidavits are accorded a presumption of good faith
  9. Wilbur v. C.I.A

    355 F.3d 675 (D.C. Cir. 2004)   Cited 372 times
    Holding that "mere speculation that as yet uncovered documents might exist" is not enough to "undermine the determination that the agency conducted an adequate search for the requested records"
  10. Weisberg v. U.S. Dept. of Justice

    705 F.2d 1344 (D.C. Cir. 1983)   Cited 701 times
    Finding that search must be "reasonably calculated to uncover all relevant documents"
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 327,863 times   158 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Rule 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 21,847 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system
  13. Section 552 - Public information; agency rules, opinions, orders, records, and proceedings

    5 U.S.C. § 552   Cited 12,147 times   555 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Court's entering of a “Stipulation and Order” approving the parties' terms of dismissal did not amount to a “court-ordered consent decree” that would render the plaintiff the prevailing party
  14. Section 552a - Records maintained on individuals

    5 U.S.C. § 552a   Cited 4,419 times   47 Legal Analyses
    Finding that it is a Department of Justice component that has as its principal function the enforcement of criminal laws includ[ing] correctional authorities