Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Appeals Panel Overturns Ruling Allowing DOJ to Withhold Fast & Furious Docs

(Hat tip: KimR) - A three-judge federal appeals panel in Washington has overturned a lower court ruling that allowed the Department of Justice (DOJ) to withhold documents from the public regarding its Fast and Furious gun-running scandal. Senior Circuit Judge Douglas Ginsburg, who wrote the February 12 ruling, cited a prior case which found that "the test for determining whether an agency has improperly withheld records placed under seal by a court is 'whether the seal, like an injunction, prohibits the agency from disclosing the records'." Read more at CNS News


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