Posts tagged FOIA
FOIA Lawsuit: CIA Press Office Emails (Updated)

The notion that CIA spokespersons can selectively disclose information to select journalists for publication - and then turn around and claim that very same information would damage a national interest - is frankly bizarre. The result is that the CIA pushes out reporting that appears to come from agency "sources" rather than official channels, with no fingerprints left behind.

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Daniel NovackFOIA, CIAComment
Drafting a Quality FOIA Request

In my experience, the more care you put into drafting your FOIA, the more you will get out of it. Spending 30 minutes instead of 5 might give you a great shot at teeing your FOIA up to become a winnable case. That brings the prospect of winning legal fees - a critical factor in retaining an attorney to fight it on your behalf.

Here are a few tips of my tips for drafting a quality FOIA request.

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Daniel NovackFOIA, TIPSComment