In an appeal from the District Court's order permitting the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) to redact certain documents in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, the order is reversed, where 1) the documents did not relate predominantly to OMB's internal practices; and 2) they were not predecisional and deliberative.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (No. 07cv00409)
Filed June 19, 2009
Before: ROGERS and TATEL, Circuit Judges, and WILLIAMS, Senior Circuit Judge.
Opinion for the Court filed by Circuit Judge TATEL.
Alexander D. Shoaibi, Assistant U.S. Attorney, argued the cause for appellee. With him on the brief were Jeffrey A. Taylor, U.S. Attorney, and R. Craig Lawrence, Assistant U.S. Attorney.