Classified Military Records

Classified images withheld from a Freedom of Information Act request seeking military investigation records relating to terrorist attacks in Iraq between 2004 and 2011 should not be released, the Second Circuit ruled. A law firm representing hundreds of U.S. service members injured or killed in such attacks is not entitled to the records under the official disclosure doctrine.

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All Eyes on High Court as Ruling Looms in Trump Taxes Case

With the coronavirus pandemic pushing the whirlwind conclusion of the Supreme Court’s term into July for the first time since 1996, the justices still must decide a handful of highly anticipated cases, including over Obamacare, religious exceptions to employment laws and access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns.

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Illinois Justices Rule Chicago Can’t Destroy Cop Misconduct Records

A Chicago police union’s collective-bargaining agreement requirement that the police department destroy all officer disciplinary records after five years is unenforceable because it conflicts with public policy and state records law, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

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Indicted Russian Claims Full Compliance With US Trial Subpoenas

A Russian national nicknamed “Putin’s chef” told a federal judge Wednesday that his catering business has complied fully with U.S. government subpoenas ahead of a criminal trial next month where the company will face charges of 2016 election interference. 

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