People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals v. National Institutes of Health

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20059
No(s). 12-5183 (D.C. Cir. Mar 14, 2014)

The D.C. Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court decision rejecting an animal rights group's FOIA request for records concerning National Institutes of Health (NIH) investigations of animal abuse at a university research lab. NIH issued "Glomar" responses, meaning that the agency...