UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND
ETHICS IN WASHINGTON,
Civil Action No. 07-0048 (RBW)
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS
Defendant National Archives and Records Administration (“NARA”) answers plaintiff’s
Complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief as follows:
Plaintiff is not entitled to compel the production of records protected from disclosure by
one or more exemptions to the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 U.S.C. § 552.
The court lacks subject matter jurisdiction over Plaintiff’s request for relief to the extent
that the request exceeds relief authorized by the FOIA.
Plaintiff’s Complaint fails to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.
Defendant answers the numbered paragraphs of plaintiff’s Complaint as follows:
This paragraph sets forth plaintiff’s characterization and summary of this action,
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to which no response by the defendant is required.
This paragraph sets forth plaintiff’s characterization of the relief sought in this
action, to which no response by the defendant is required.
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
This paragraph sets forth plaintiff’s conclusions of law regarding jurisdiction and
venue, to which no response by the defendant is required.
Defendant lacks knowledge or information sufficient to form a belief as to the
truth of the allegations in these paragraphs.
Defendant specifically denies that it has failed to comply with the Freedom of
Information Act. Defendant lacks knowledge or inform