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DOJ:  “No documents” in PRM lawsuit

By Matt Ehling In January, Public Record Media (PRM) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), seeking records related to mass surveillance programs that collected communications data on more than one million U.S. persons.  On March 1st, DOJ produced its answer to PRM’s lawsuit, and submitted a […]

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PRM on release of targeted killing memo

The New York Times and the ACLU have prevailed in an open records lawsuit to gain access to an Obama administration memo on the targeted killing of American citizens overseas. According to the Times, the administration decided to release much of the memo in response to an April 21 appellate court order.  The Times likewise notes that […]

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