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Notes from the Field: The Art of Crafting a FOIA Request

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is yet more proof of the adage “no good deed goes unpunished.” Though intended to facilitate greater transparency in government, as those who have submitted a FOIA request can attest, the process can be maddeningly opaque. Enacted in 1966, FOIA (5 U.S.C. § 552) established the public’s statutory right… Read more »

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