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Delaware Department of Justice
Attorney General
Kathy Jennings

 Archived Posts From:  October 2007

07-IB21 Re: Freedom of Information Act Complaint Against City of Wilmington

The Complainant alleged the City of Wilmington (the “City”) violated the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) by not providing the Complainant with requested records pertaining to the South Walnut Street Urban Renewal Plan on the basis of “pending or potential litigation.” Held: the City violated the public record requirements of FOIA because there were insufficient objective indicators that litigation between the Complainant’s clients and the City was reasonably foreseeable.

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