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Fanin v. U.S. Dep't of Veterans Affairs, No. 08-11102

In a Privacy Act action by veterans based on the Department of Veterans Affairs' loss of private information regarding the veterans, summary judgment for Defendant is affirmed in part, where Plaintiffs offered insufficient evidence of monetary damages; but reversed in part, where declaratory and injunctive relief was nonetheless available under the Administrative Procedure Act.

Read the full decision in Fanin v. U.S. Dep't of Veterans Affairs, No. 08-11102.

Appellate Information:

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
Filed on June 17, 2009


Before TJOFLAT and CARNES, Circuit Judges, and HOOD, District Judge. Honorable Joseph M. Hood, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky, sitting by designation.
Opinion by CARNES, Circuit Judge.