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Supreme Court Issues Decision Significantly Expanding the Scope of FOIA’s Confidentiality Exemption

07/16/2019

Seyfarth Synopsis: On June 24, 2019, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media and resolved fractured circuit splits about the parameters for when the government may withhold information from a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request based on responsive information being confidential or a trade secret.

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