Tuesday, 26 March 2019

inherent authority

The intrepid investigators at Muckrock publish a good primer on FOIA code and provides explanations on federal rules of criminal procedure that could potentially block the release of large portions of the Mueller Report and how those exemptions might be appealed in the courts. Given that the language of Freedom of Information Act requests are often composed—in this case especially—with potential lawsuits in mind and informed by the challenge of the high bar set for disclosure, the article also links to preliminary requests filed earlier and still pending adjudication.