Other FOIA Resources
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.
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.