Milner v. US Dep't of the Navy, No. 07-36056 - - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Milner v. US Dep't of the Navy, No. 07-36056

In a Freedom of Information Act action seeking locations and potential blast ranges of military explosive ordnance, judgment for defendant is affirmed where the information sought was predominantly used for the internal purpose of instructing agency personnel on how to do their jobs, and was thus exempt from disclosure.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted March 12, 2009

Filed August 5, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Tallman

Dissent by Judge W. Fletcher

Counsel

For Appellant:

David S. Mann, Gendler & Mann, LLP, Seattle, WA

Keith P. Scully, Gendler & Mann, LLP, Seattle, WA

For Appellee:

Peter A. Winn, Assistant United States Attorney, Seattle, WA