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U.Va. refuses to release review of its handling of gang rape claim (access required)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An independent review of the University of Virginia’s handling of a student’s gang rape allegations, graphically depicted in Rolling Stone magazine and later retracted, will not be publicly released because of student privacy concerns. In an ...

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Coast Guard seizes journalist’s notes during search at Md. home

WASHINGTON — A Coast Guard investigator accompanying Maryland State Police to serve a search warrant in a weapons investigation at a Maryland home seized unrelated government documents and notes from a journalist who was the suspect’s wife. The Coast Guard ...

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Supreme Court says FOIA request cannot be used in lawsuit

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says a Freedom of Information Act request cannot be used to trigger a False Claims Act lawsuit. The court on Monday voted 5-3 to agree with arguments by Schindler Elevator Corp., which sought to get ...

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High court rules against Navy in open records case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the government’s broad use of an exemption in the federal Freedom of Information Act to withhold documents from the public, ruling for a Washington state resident who wants Navy maps relating to ...

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Supreme Court questions use of FOIA exemption in Navy ammo-map case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the government’s broad use of an exemption in the federal Freedom of Information Act to withhold documents from the public. The justices heard argument in an appeal from Glen Milner, a Washington ...

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