BREAKING: Immigration Judge Names Can't Get Blanket Redactions, D.C. Circ. Says

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Law360, New York (July 29, 2016, 11:33 AM ET) — The D.C. Circuit ruled Friday that the Executive Office of Immigration Review’s redaction of immigration judges’ names from complaint files was “inadequately justified,” remanding the suit from the American Immigration Lawyers Association for a more specific look at the appropriateness of redacting the names.

The three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit handed something of a win to AILA, in what has been a bitterly contested Freedom of Information Act suit with EOIR over records regarding complaints about immigration judges.

Although the government relied on one of…

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