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Failure to exhaust remedies dooms FOIA (access required)

Where a requester failed to exhaust his administrative remedies, the government prevailed on his Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, suit. His claims that requiring exhaustion frustrated the purpose of FOIA, would have been futile or was waived were rejected. Background At issue in this FOIA case is a motion for summary judgment filed by defendant, the ...