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Appeals Court Reinstates FOIA Suit on Alien Felon Release

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· Story link A federal appeals court overturned a summary judgment dismissing a Cox Newspapers suit against the Justice Department.…

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A federal appeals court overturned a summary judgment dismissing a Cox Newspapers suit against the Justice Department. The newspaper company is seeking the names of release of convicted aliens who were released into the community despite a law requiring their deportation. Justice said the names were protected under the privacy exemption of the Freedom of Information Act. (11/22/06)