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Public Citizen, Inc. v. Offc. of Mgmt. & Budget, No. 08-5004

By FindLaw Staff on June 19, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an appeal from the District Court's order permitting the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) to redact certain documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, the order is reversed, where 1) the documents did not relate predominantly to OMB's internal practices; and 2) they were not predecisional and deliberative.

Read Public Citizen, Inc. v. Offc. of Mgmt. & Budget, No. 08-5004.

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (No. 07cv00409)
Filed June 19, 2009


Before: ROGERS and TATEL, Circuit Judges, and WILLIAMS, Senior Circuit Judge.
Opinion for the Court filed by Circuit Judge TATEL.


Adina H. Rosenbaum argued the cause for appellant. With her on the briefs was Brian Wolfman.

Alexander D. Shoaibi, Assistant U.S. Attorney, argued the cause for appellee. With him on the brief were Jeffrey A. Taylor, U.S. Attorney, and R. Craig Lawrence, Assistant U.S. Attorney.

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