Appellate court sides with NYPD on Muslim surveillance documents

The unanimous decision by the judges accepted the department’s so-called Glomar defense—a provision related to federal Freedom of Information Act that allows federal agencies to avoid acknowledging or denying the existence of certain sensitive information if it rises to a level of “harm cognizable” to law enforcement and public safety. Read more… hall/story/2016/06/appellate-court- gives-nypd-win-on- muslim-surveillance- disclosure-102461