Cornucopia Inst. v. USDA, 07-1912
In a FOIA action, district court's dismissal of plaintiff's claims is affirmed where: 1) the court properly dismissed plaintiff's case for being moot as the the government produced all the documents plaintiff requested under FOIA; and 2) it was within the court's discretion to deny plaintiff's request for attorneys' fees and costs after the court ruled that plaintiff was not a prevailing party since it had not obtained any form of judicial relief.
- Argued 01/22/2009
- Decided 03/26/2009
- Published 03/26/2009
- KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before MANION and KANNE, Circuit Judges, and KENDALL, District Judge.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- David G. Cox (argued), Attorney, Lane, Alton & Horst, Columbus, OH, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Richard D. Humphrey (argued), Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney Madison, WI, for Defendant-Appellee.