Michael J. Gallagher, Appellant, v. Henry E. Catto, Director, U.S. Information Agency, 988 F.2d 1280 (D.C. Cir. 1993)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit - 988 F.2d 1280 (D.C. Cir. 1993) Feb. 1, 1993

778 F. Supp. 570


Before MIKVA, Chief Judge, and STEPHEN F. WILLIAMS and SENTELLE, Circuit Judges.



Upon consideration of the motion for summary affirmance, the opposition thereto and the reply, it is

ORDERED that the motion be granted substantially for the reasons stated by the district court in its opinion filed December 9, 1991. The merits of the parties' positions are so clear as to warrant summary action. See Taxpayers Watchdog, Inc. v. Stanley, 819 F.2d 294, 297 (D.C. Cir. 1987) (per curiam); Walker v. Washington, 627 F.2d 541, 545 (D.C. Cir.) (per curiam), cert. denied, 449 U.S. 994 (1980).

The Clerk is directed to withhold issuance of the mandate herein until seven days after disposition of any timely petition for rehearing. See D.C. Cir. Rule 15.