This is Weekend Circuit, a weekly review of the serious and the silly in federal appellate courts in the last week.
‘Precisely the sort of abuse lawmakers sought to expose’
Obama politicos miss transparency deadlines 70 percent of the time
‘No intention of providing the requested documents’
Environmentalists first started plotting to prosecute Exxon in 2012
‘The Obama administration, however, has interfered in the FOIA process.’
Most FOIA officials even skipped required training
‘Using personal email accounts to conduct official business raises serious questions’
I ‘would prefer to not use an office email address’
‘It seems like they’re doing the minimal amount of work they need to do.’
‘The public can be sure that all of the emails from her illicit email system are reviewed and released’
The Obama Administration fought against government transparency. Again.
Merit Systems Protection Board officials refuse to make public an internal report about the failure of the board’s computer network last July that permanently lost data about civil servants’ appeals against disciplinary actions they believe were unjustified.
EPA has spent $1.4 million for ‘guns up to 30 MM’
‘Our families deserve to know that their students’ personal information is being kept confidential and secure.’
‘Perfect storm of policies’
‘The State Department is breaking federal transparency law’
‘The FTC’s opaqueness is synonymous with the quickness with which it disregards the Constitution’
‘The EPA’s worst practices are coming to light’
Hillary used private server to get around the Congressional action and Freedom of Information Act requests