26 Oct '12, 2pm

Court orders FBI to release info withheld on purported national security grounds

Court Orders FBI to Release Withheld Information October 26th, 2012 by Steven Aftergood As often happens, the Federal Bureau of Investigation invoked national security a few years ago to justify withholding certain information from a Freedom of Information Act requester named Deirdre McKiernan Hetzler. But as rarely happens, a court last month critically assessed the FBI national security claim and ordered the Bureau to release some of the withheld information. Ms. Hetzler, acting pro se (i.e. without an attorney), had requested records concerning her deceased father, who had once been the subject of an FBI investigation. The FBI provided her with some records but withheld others, stating that they remained classified in order to protect an intelligence activity. But after reviewing the withheld records in camera, Judge Michael A. Telesca of the Western District of New Yor...

Full article: http://www.fas.org/blog/secrecy/2012/10/hetzler_fbi.html

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