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FBI FOIA Response

The following is the response I received this evening from the FBI regarding the files I requested on Dorothy Parker less than a week ago: 2,434 more words

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Freedom of Information, FOIA-veryone!

Have you ever filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request?

I filed my first one on October 12th, 2019. Before I did, though, I learned what FOIA is and why it’s important. 1,024 more words

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Nzinga Tull Testimony - Public School Transparency Amendment Act of 2019 - October 2, 2019

Testimony before the DC Council Committee on Education

On B23-0199 (School Transparency)

By Nzinga Tull

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Good Afternoon Councilmembers,

My name is Nzinga Tull.  429 more words

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The RTKL & the SCOTUS Food Marketing Institute Decision

On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case of Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, which dealt with trade secrets and other commercial information that may be confidential under the federal… 188 more words

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This weeks FOIA Roundup; FBI Files, Police departments Use of Force Policies, and more

After a week of filing 20+ FOI requests, I am starting to actually receive some letters back from various agencies. Matter of fact, I just picked up a file from my local police department on Use of Force Policies, totaling 35 pages. 760 more words

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Electronic Frontier Foundation v. Dep’t of Homeland Security

Electronic Frontier Foundation v. Dep’t of Homeland Security, No. 1:19-cv-02578 (D.D.C., filed Aug. 27, 2019)

In United States v. Jones, 565 U.S. 400 (2012), the Supreme Court unanimously held that warrantless GPS tracking violates the Fourth Amendment and is therefore unconstitutional. 227 more words

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American Immigration Council v. U.S. Customs and Border Protection et. al.

American Immigration Council v. U.S. Customs and Border Protection et. al., No. 1:19-cv-02965 (D.D.C filed Oct. 2, 2019)

This Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeks to uncover information about the government’s troubling new practice of employing U.S. 269 more words

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