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Text of the Freedom of Information Act

Department of Justice – Freedom of Information Act Guide
The United States Department of Justice Guide to the Freedom of Information Act includes detailed discussions of the FOIA's procedural requirements, nine exemptions, and litigation considerations. Each section contains a detailed analysis of the key judicial opinions issued on the FOIA. This guide is written by DOJ's Office of Information Policy.

Text of the Privacy Act

Department of Justice – Privacy Act Overview
The "Overview of the Privacy Act of 1974," prepared by the Department of Justice's Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties (OPCL), is a discussion of the Privacy Act's disclosure prohibition, its access and amendment provisions, and its agency recordkeeping requirements. Tracking the provisions of the Act itself, the Overview provides reference to, and legal analysis of, court decisions interpreting the Act's provisions.

FOIA.gov

President's Memorandum for Heads of Departments and Agencies regarding FOIA, January 21, 2009

Attorney General's Memorandum for Heads of Departments and Agencies regarding FOIA, March 19, 2009