The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether an informant who is compelled to testify by the federal government in a public criminal trial, and who otherwise openly and notoriously discloses his work as an informant for the government, is a “confidential” source within the meaning of Exemption 7(D) of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552(b)(7)(D).

Posted in Pickard v. Department of Justice, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Aurora Barnes, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jun. 8, 2018, 8:00 PM),