No. 97-5002.

140 F.3d 1077 (1998)

Anthony SUMMERS, Appellant, v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided April 17, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Daniel S. Alcorn argued the cause for appellant. James H. Lesar, Washington, DC, was on the briefs.

Melanie A. Pustay, Senior Counsel, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC, argued the cause for appellee, with whom Mary Lou Leary, United States Attorney at the time the brief was filed, and R. Craig Lawrence, Assistant United States Attorney, were on the brief.

Before: SILBERMAN, WILLIAMS and SENTELLE, Circuit Judges.

Opinion for the court filed by Circuit Judge SENTELLE.

Concurring opinion filed by Circuit Judge SILBERMAN.

Concurring opinion filed by Circuit Judge STEPHEN F. WILLIAMS.

SENTELLE, Circuit Judge:

In this case arising under the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), 5 U.S.C. § 552 (1997), author Anthony Summers seeks to compel release of the official and confidential records of former FBI Director...

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