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Trentadue v. FBI, No. 08-4207

In a Freedom of Information Act action seeking FBI records regarding certain investigations, the District Court's order allowing the depositions of certain inmates is reversed where the FBI submitted declarations that provided a consistent and uncontradicted showing that it conducted an adequate search for the records requested by Plaintiff, and there was no reason why the depositions might yield additional documents.

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Appellate Information

Filed July 2, 2009


Opinion by Judge Hartz


For Appellants:

Nicholas Bagley, Assistant United States Attorney, Appellate Staff Civil Division, Washington, DC

Gregory G. Katsas, Assistant Attorney General, Washington, DC

For Appellee:

Jesse C. Trentadue, pro se