Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws (FOIA) 2004

ISBN: 189304422X
572 pages, $40.00
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"Deserves a place in the library of everyone who is involved in, or thinking about, litigation under the Freedom of Information Act." – Steve Aftergood, Federation of American Scientists

Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws, published by EPIC and the James Madison Project, is the standard reference work covering all aspects of the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act, the Government in the Sunshine Act, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Now in its 22nd edition, the book is edited by Harry Hammitt of Access Reports and it draws upon the expertise of practicing attorneys who are recognized experts in the field. Appendixes include the text of the relevant acts, and sample pleadings for litigators. A comprehensive guide, essential for anyone interested in open access laws.

Comprehensive, authoritative discussion of the federal open access laws, including:

Fully updated, 22nd edition of the manual that lawyers, journalists and researchers have relied on for more than 25 years. This edition includes recent case developments and an index to key terms.

Appendices include sample FOIA request, sample request for expedited processing, and sample pleadings for the FOIA, the Privacy Act, and Federal Advisory Commission Act, and the Government in the Sunshine Act.

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