“The Department proposes that it make its next production of non-exempt portions of the emails by posting them on the website on June 30, 2015, and that it make rolling productions in the same way every 60 days thereafter,” Justice Department lawyers said in court filing Tuesday night (posted here).
“The Department will strive to produce as many documents as possible on each production date, and will file a status report one week after each production to inform the Court of the number of pages posted.”
Last week, U.S. District Judge Rudoph Contreras rejected State’s initial proposal that it not produce the bulk of the 55,000 pages of emails until January of next year. The judge ordered the agency to come up with a new proposal allowing for “rolling” releases of the records.
State said Tuesday that it is pledging to get all releaseable emails out by January, but will try to finish the process sooner. The proposal does not commit to or estimate the number of pages to be included in each release.
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