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Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws (FOIA) 2004


UPDATED: 2006 edition of Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws

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

  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Privacy Act
  • Federal Advisory Committee Act
  • Government in the Sunshine Act
  • 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.

    Appendices are available free online at http://www.epic.org/foia/21/default.html

    Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws 2002

    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 21st 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.