United States Ninth Circuit

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First Amendment Coalition v. US Department of Justice, 15-15117

Reversing the district court's denial of attorney fees under the Freedom of Information Act in the case of a nonprofit organization's pursuit of documents seeking the release of legal memoranda relating to the use of drones to kill US citizen terrorists abroad because the district court abused its discretion when it failed to consider and apply the relevant factors relating to the release of documents to determine whether the plaintiffs 'substantially prevailed.'

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2017/08/25




  • United States Ninth Circuit


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