25 Oct '11, 6pm

Department Of Justice Rule Change Would Deny Documents Exist, Even When They Do.

The Department of Justice is proposing a rule change to the Freedom of Information Act that would allow agencies to tell people requesting certain national security or law-enforcement related documents- that those records don’t exist. Even if they do. The practice is actually already in existence. Known as a Glomar denial, it allows government agencies to withhold information and issue a denial that says it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested records. The Glomar denial allows the government to maintain a privilege around certain records while not circumventing, even incidentally, the requester’s ability to later sue for confirmation that the records don’t exist or to force disclosure. The change proposed by the Department of Justice would direct agencies to respond to a FOIA request as if the excluded documents did not exist. This change, while seem...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/department-of-justice-rule-ch...

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