Opinion analysis: Court gives broad meaning to “confidential” in FOIA exemption for commercial and financial information

In Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, the Supreme Court held today that the Freedom of Information Act allows a federal agency to withhold from disclosure records submitted by a private entity when the submitter keeps the records secret and the agency promises to keep the records from disclosure. In an opinion by Justice … Continue reading Opinion analysis: Court gives broad meaning to “confidential” in FOIA exemption for commercial and financial information