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OAG Freedom of Information Act
FOIA Contact:
Carmen L. Mallon
Chief of Staff
Office of Information and Privacy
Department of Justice
Suite 11050
1425 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20530-0001
(202) 514-FOIA
Conventional Reading Room:
Call (202) 514-FOIA for access instructions.
Electronic Reading Room:
This includes frequently requested records, opinions, policy statements, and staff manuals/instructions to staff, created by the Office of the Attorney General after November 1, 1996.
Component Description:
The Attorney General is responsible for the overall supervision and direction of the administration and operation of the Department. The Attorney General represents the United States in legal matters generally and furnishes advice and opinions on legal matters to the President, the Cabinet, heads of the executive departments, and other agencies of the Federal Government. Records maintained include those relating to the administration of the office.

DOJ Reference Guide:

A comprehensive guide to the FOIA that serves as a handbook for obtaining information from the Department.
Special information required to make a FOIA request:
Publicly available information for which a FOIA request is not required:
Information and reports considered to be of significant public interest. If interested in such information, please contact the office listed above.
Multitrack processing:
FOIA requests are placed in one of three tracks. Track one is for those requests which seek and receive expedited processing pursuant to subsection (a)(6)(E) of the FOIA. The second track is for those requests which do not involve voluminous records or lengthy consultations with other entities. Track three is for those requests which involve voluminous records and for which lengthy or numerous consultations are required, or those requests which may involve sensitive records.
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