“In an opinion published this week, DC District Judge Richard W. Roberts did an astonishing thing that federal courts almost never do: He probed into the decision to classify a government document and concluded that it was not well-founded. He ordered the agency to release the document under the Freedom of Information Act.” (Aftergood)
- Court Says Agency Classification Decision is Not “Logical”. by Steven Aftergood, Secrecy News (March 2nd, 2012)
- Judge issues rare order to release classified document. By Josh Gerstein, Politico (2/29/12).