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First Amendment Library:
Peter Buscemi


The question presented is whether § 6 (b) (1) of the Consumer Product Safety Act, 15 U. S. C. § 2055 (b) (1), governs the disclosure of records by the Consumer Product Safety Commission pursuant to a request under the Freedom of Information Act. We granted certiorari to review a judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit because of the importance of the question and because of a conflict in the Circuits.[1] 444 U. S. 979.