Justice Updates FOIA Guidance to Confirm Requesters Still Care

Submitted by LDieringer on Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:32am

Freedom of Information Act requests often take agencies months to fulfill, by which time some requesters from the media or advocacy groups may have moved on to other pursuits.

The Justice Department on July 2 issued new guidance aimed at improving the procedure known as a “still interested” inquiry, through which a FOIA officer can confirm that the requester has not lost interest in obtaining the documents.  Continue>>>

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