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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - December 01, 2010 in Milner v. Department of the Navy

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - March 07, 2011 in Milner v. Department of the Navy

Elena Kagan:

That exemption ensures that the Government can withhold documents whose disclosure would compromise national security.

We hold today just one thing that the government cannot withhold these records on the basis of an exemption that covers and was meant to cover only employee relations matters.

Justice Alito has filed a concurring opinion and Justice Breyer has filed a dissenting opinion.