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SFLSD: Oh! The inhumanities.

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Re: SFLSD: Oh! The inhumanities.
« Reply #72290 on: August 07, 2009, 08:09:04 AM »
Guys, can we talk about John Hughes for a sec?  Do you think he was a coke addict?  Why did this rich guy die of a heart attack so young?  I'm actually very sad about this.

He was certainly young, but plenty of people seem to have heart attacks that young. Whether they're deadly or not seems like a crapshoot.

/talks out of ass.

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« Reply #72291 on: August 07, 2009, 11:24:17 AM »
I totes picked out my new laptop if I buy one.

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« Reply #72292 on: August 07, 2009, 01:37:21 PM »
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Re: SFLSD: Oh! The inhumanities.
« Reply #72293 on: August 07, 2009, 02:18:30 PM »
lethargic.  taking questions.

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« Reply #72294 on: August 07, 2009, 02:23:42 PM »
lethargic.  taking questions.

Why don't courts acknowledge the distinction between the requirements of the two separate clauses of FOIA Exemption 7(E)?  ???

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« Reply #72295 on: August 07, 2009, 02:36:24 PM »
lethargic.  taking questions.

Why don't courts acknowledge the distinction between the requirements of the two separate clauses of FOIA Exemption 7(E)?  ???

because they're reading in a comma between "prosecutions" and "if".

i think.  i've only dealt with that particular exemption in a few instances, so i'm not that sure.

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« Reply #72296 on: August 07, 2009, 02:49:39 PM »
lethargic.  taking questions.

Why don't courts acknowledge the distinction between the requirements of the two separate clauses of FOIA Exemption 7(E)?  ???

Exemption 7!  I recognize that.  Law enforcement is the slipperiest!  I don't know anything about 7(E) in particular, however, and may have to look it up now.  Curiosity killed the cat and all.  I'm sad I don't have Westlaw access anymore. :(

Meanwhile, do you have access to one of these?  I saw a very good presentation by a dude from an animal rights organization about FOIA and he said that it's indispensable.  I wonder if it's available on Westlaw if you don't have it handy.

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« Reply #72297 on: August 07, 2009, 02:52:36 PM »
Also Duckie. That's not a name, it's a major appliance!

Thank you for this.  One of my friends had a "Blaine" alter ego for a while, sort of the 80s + 90s version of popping collars and shooting finger guns.  Classic.

Guys, can we talk about John Hughes for a sec?  Do you think he was a coke addict?  Why did this rich guy die of a heart attack so young?  I'm actually very sad about this.

He was certainly young, but plenty of people seem to have heart attacks that young. Whether they're deadly or not seems like a crapshoot.

/talks out of ass.

I think your ass is probably right.  And he was a serious smoker, so there's that.  Still, I think of rich people as having such good health care. 

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« Reply #72298 on: August 07, 2009, 03:01:21 PM »
lethargic.  taking questions.

Why don't courts acknowledge the distinction between the requirements of the two separate clauses of FOIA Exemption 7(E)?  ???

because they're reading in a comma between "prosecutions" and "if".

i think.  i've only dealt with that particular exemption in a few instances, so i'm not that sure.

I think you're right. But the DOJ guidelines are very clear that they are different! But then no courts seem to treat them as such, or develop that distinction at all. Grumble!

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« Reply #72299 on: August 07, 2009, 03:10:23 PM »
lethargic.  taking questions.

Why don't courts acknowledge the distinction between the requirements of the two separate clauses of FOIA Exemption 7(E)?  ???

because they're reading in a comma between "prosecutions" and "if".

i think.  i've only dealt with that particular exemption in a few instances, so i'm not that sure.

I think you're right. But the DOJ guidelines are very clear that they are different! But then no courts seem to treat them as such, or develop that distinction at all. Grumble!

Okay, I read 7(E) now.

If they were reading in a comma between "prosecutions" and "if," wouldn't both clauses/exemptions require a showing of risk?  Isn't that good if you're seeking information?