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United States Second Circuit

American Civil Liberties Union v. National Security Agency, 17‐3399

In a Freedom of Information Act case, held that the government did not have to disclose documents concerning the legal authority for certain national security programs. The government successfully invoked FOIA statutory exemptions to defeat this action brought by the American Civil Liberties Union.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/05/30


  • Cabranes


  • United States Second Circuit


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