Mary Todd Lincolnwife of Abraham Lincoln, age 28 According to some sources, Lincoln's first romantic interest was Ann Rutledgewhom he met when he first moved to New Salem; these sources indicate that bythey were in a relationship but not formally engaged. Mary did return in Novemberand Lincoln courted her for a time; however, they both had second thoughts about their relationship. On August 16,Lincoln wrote Mary a letter suggesting he would not blame her if she ended the relationship.
While the application of Exemption 7 Cdiscussed below, is limited to information compiled for law enforcement purposes, Exemption 6 permits the government to withhold all information about individuals in "personnel and medical files and similar files" when the disclosure of such information "would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 5 which narrowly construed the term to encompass only "intimate" personal details. Inthe Supreme Court acted decisively to resolve this controversy once and for all.
In United States Department of State v. Circuit, sitting en banc, subsequently reinforced the Supreme Court's broad interpretation of this term by holding that a tape recording of the last words of the Space Shuttle Challenger crew, which "reveal[ed] the sound and inflection of the crew's voices during the last seconds of their lives.
Circuit determine that "lexical" and "non-lexical" information are subject to identical treatment under the FOIA, 12 it also concluded that Exemption 6 is equally applicable to the "author" and the "subject" of a file. If no privacy interest is found, further analysis is unnecessary and the information at issue must be disclosed.
Circuit has observed, "something, even a modest privacy interest, outweighs nothing every time. Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, 20 which for the past fifteen years has governed all privacy-protection decisionmaking under the Act.
The Reporters Committee case involved FOIA requests from members of the news media for access to any criminal history records -- known as "rap sheets" -- maintained by the FBI regarding certain persons alleged to have been involved in organized crime and improper dealings with a corrupt Congressman.
First, the Supreme Court made clear in Reporters Committee that substantial privacy interests can exist in personal information even though the information has been made available to the general public at some place and point in time. Establishing a "practical obscurity" standard, 22 the Court observed that if such items of information actually "were 'freely available,' there would be no reason to invoke the FOIA to obtain access to" them.
With the single exception that of course an agency will not invoke an exemption when the particular interest to be protected is the requester's own interest, the Court declared, "the identity of the requesting party has no bearing on the merits of his or her FOIA request.
Favish the Court very recently drew upon the common law to find the principle of "survivor privacy" encompassed within the Act's privacy exemptions.
Circuit, however, subsequently clarified its holding in Arieff v. United States Department of the Navy, 41 which had been read as stating that "secondary effects" were not cognizable under Exemption 6.
Circuit explained that the point in Arieff was that Exemption 6 was inapplicable because there was only "mere speculation" of a privacy invasion, i. Circuit that "[w]here there is a substantial probability that disclosure will cause an interference with personal privacy, it matters not that there may be two or three links in the causal chain.
Circuit's clarification in NARFE, much less the Supreme Court's subsequent illustration of this point in Favish, one court pragmatically observed that to distinguish between the initial disclosure and unwanted intrusions as a result of that disclosure would be "to honor form over substance.
Veneman, on the other hand, the District Court for the Western District of Texas recently ruled that the Department of Agriculture had erroneously labeled individuals who were taking part in a USDA program as "businesses" based on either the number of livestock they owned or the fact that they had a name for their ranch, and it found that personally identifying information about those individuals was exempt from disclosure.
Favish misreads [our opinion] in Reporter's Committee and adopts too narrow an interpretation of the case's holding. First, Reporter's Committee did not restrict personal privacy as "some limited or 'cramped notion' of that idea," 78 so personal privacy is broad enough to protect surviving family members' "own privacy rights against public intrusions.
In some instances, "[t]he degree of intrusion is indeed potentially augmented by the fact that the individual is a well known figure.
An agency ordinarily is not required to conduct research to determine whether an individual has died or whether his activities have sufficiently become the subject of public knowledge so as to bar the application of Exemption 6.
Circuit upheld the use of the FBI's "year rule," whereby the FBI assumes that an individual is alive unless his or her birthdate is more than years ago, in making its privacy protection determinations.
Circuit's decision in that case several courts, faced with very old documents, refused to accept the presumption that all individuals mentioned in such documents were alive.
Despite this similarity, though, there is no requirement that an agency notify record subjects of the intent to disclose personal information about them or that it "track down an individual about whom another has requested information merely to obtain the former's permission to comply with the request.
To "shed light on an agency's performance of its statutory duties. For example, a number of courts determined that a request made for purely commercial purposes does not further a public interest.
First, as the Court emphasized, the requester's identity can have "no bearing on the merits of his or her FOIA request.
In making such assessments, agencies should look to the possible effects of disclosure to the public in general.Courtesy AIDS stigma—stigmatization of people connected to the issue of HIV/AIDS or HIV-positive people.  Often, AIDS stigma is expressed in conjunction with one or more other stigmas, particularly those associated with homosexuality, bisexuality, promiscuity, prostitution, and intravenous drug use.
FOIA Guide, Edition: Exemption 6 if the information at issue is particularly well known or is widely available within the public domain, there generally is no expectation of privacy. , pages outside scope of request to search for evidence as to whether subjects' privacy had been waived through death or prior public disclosure.
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