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Mugshots or Public Interest? Why FOIA Exemption 7(C) Does Not Categorically Exempt Booking Photographs from Disclosure

On September 1, 2016 by Schnader

Danielle T. Bruno authored “Mugshots or Public Interest? Why FOIA Exemption 7(C) Does Not Categorically Exempt Booking Photographs from Disclosure,” published in the University of Pittsburgh Law Review. The article discusses the circuit split on this issue and suggests an approach that the courts might use to balance the public interest in evaluating agency conduct against the individual right to privacy.