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D. Excerpts from Exhibits to Chair's Declarations

1. Confidential Third-Party Information

In the following excerpt, the Chair asserted the deliberative process privilege for a document containing analysis of confidential third-party information regarding arrest records obtained by the investigator in the course of the investigation.

                               Exhibit A                                       1.   Four page memorandum containing confidential third party        information regarding arrest records, undated, from ____________,   Investigator, ____________ Office, regarding charge number   ____________.  This chart contains the investigator's analysis of   the information obtained during her investigation of this charge,   and her conclusions regarding the merits of the charge.                                                            *   *   *   *   * 

2. Portions of Investigator's Memorandum

In the following excerpt, the Chair asserted the deliberative process privilege for redacted portions of a memorandum from the investigator to the Office Director containing analyses, conclusions, and recommendations regarding the charge.

                               Exhibit A                   Exhibit A is a  two (2) page memorandum, dated June 23, 1997,         from ____________,  Investigator, ____________ Office, to   ____________, Supervisor, ____________ Office, and to ____________,   Enforcement Manager, ____________ Office, regarding Charge No.   ____________, from which the following items have been redacted:                      (1) The fifth paragraph on page 1, consisting of                           twenty-two lines, and ending on page 2; and                    (2) a two-line recommendation on page 2.                     The redacted portions of the memorandum include the investigator's   analysis of the information obtained during her investigation of   Charge No. ____________, her conclusions regarding the merits of the   charge, and her recommendations to the ____________ Director   regarding the Commission's determination on the charge.                            *   *   *   *   * 

3. Communications with a Commissioner's Office

In this excerpt, the Chair asserted the deliberative process privilege for a memorandum from the EEOC Commissioner discussing the merits of charge and making recommendations on it. She also asserted the privilege for a memorandum from a Philadelphia legal unit trial attorney to the Commissioner's office discussing the merits of the charge.

                               Exhibit A                                                               *   *   *   *   *                                          5.  Memorandum of two pages, dated April 27, 1997, by EEOC        Commissioner _____________________, regarding Charge Nos.   ____________ and ____________. This memorandum contains the   Commissioner's discussion of the merits of the charge, and his   recommendations regarding the Commission's determination on the   charge.       6.  Memorandum of three pages, with six pages of attachments,        dated May 1, 1997, from ____________, Trial Attorney, ____________   Office, to ____________, Special Assistant to Commissioner   _______________, regarding Charge Nos. ____________ and   ____________.  This memorandum contains the ___________ Office   legal unit's conclusions regarding the merits of the charge, and the   Trial Attorney's recommendations to the Commissioner regarding the   Commission's determination on the charge.                            *   *   *   *   *