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2010

Summaries of New Decisions -- November 2010
     (posted 12/08/2010)

Supreme Court Set to Hear Three Cases Involving the FOIA
     (posted 11/24/2010)

OIP Hosting Second Annual FOIA Requester Roundtable
     (posted 11/18/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- October 2010
     (posted 11/18/2010)

Guidelines for 2011 Chief FOIA Officer Reports to the Department of Justice Pursuant to Attorney General Holder's FOIA Guidelines
     (posted 11/16/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- September 2010
     (posted 11/02/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- August 2010
     (posted 10/12/2010)

Upcoming Refresher Training Session -- 2010 Agency Annual FOIA Reports
     (posted 09/23/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- July 2010
     (posted 08/13/2010)

FOIA Training Opportunities: Fiscal Year 2011
     (posted 08/09/2010)

Summary of Agency Chief FOIA Officer Reports with Findings and OIP Guidance for Improvement
     (posted 07/29/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- June 2010
     (posted 07/15/2010)

OIP Guidance: Notifying Requesters of the Mediation Services Offered by OGIS
     (posted 07/09/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- May 2010
     (posted 06/21/2010)

Upcoming Conference for Chief FOIA Officers and FOIA Professionals
     (posted 06/09/2010)

Summary of Annual FOIA Reports for Fiscal Year 2009
     (posted 06/04/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- April 2010
     (posted 06/01/2010)

Change of Location for Best Practices Working Group
     (posted 05/19/2010)

Statutes Found to Qualify under Exemption 3 of the FOIA
      (posted 05/12/2010)

Change of Date for Best Practices Working Group
     (posted 05/12/2010)

OIP Convening Two FOIA Working Groups
     (posted 05/04/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- March 2010
     (posted 04/21/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- February 2010
     (posted 04/06/2010)

Department of Justice Issues 2009 FOIA Litigation and Compliance Report
     (posted 04/02/2010)

Congressional Hearing on FOIA Held During Sunshine Week
     (posted 04/02/2010)

Presidential Statement and White House Memorandum on the FOIA Issued During Sunshine Week
      (posted 03/26/2010)

Congress Passes Amendment to Exemption 3 of the FOIA
      (posted 03/10/2010)

Attorney General Holder to Speak at Department of Justice Celebration of the First Anniversary of the Attorney General's FOIA Guidelines
      (posted 03/04/2010)

OIP Guidance: The Importance of Good Communication with FOIA Requesters
      (posted 03/04/2010)

Dispute Resolution Training for FOIA Public Liaisons
      (posted 03/01/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- January 2010
      (posted 02/19/2010)

FOIA Training Opportunities, Fiscal Year 2010
      (posted 01/22/2010)

Summaries of New Decisions -- December 2009
      (posted 01/20/2010)

2009

Upcoming Training for Chief FOIA Officers
      (posted 12/17/2009)

Question and Answer: Chief FOIA Officer Reports
      (posted 12/17/2009)

Preferred Formats for 2009 Annual FOIA Reports
      (posted 12/17/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions - November 2009
      (posted 12/16/2009)

Annual FOIA Reports in Machine-Readable Format
      (posted 12/10/2009)

Statutes Found to Qualify under Exemption 3 of the FOIA
      (posted 12/09/2009)
Note: An updated list can be found on OIP's home page

Summaries of New Decisions -- October 2009
      (posted 11/30/2009)

Upcoming Training for FOIA Public Liaisons
      (posted 11/06/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions -- September 2009
      (posted 11/03/2009)

Office of Government Information Services Is Now Open
      (posted 10/21/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions -- August 2009
      (posted 10/02/2009)

Guidelines for Chief FOIA Officer Reports to the Department of Justice Pursuant to Attorney General Holder’s FOIA Guidelines
      (posted 9/30/2009)

Upcoming Refresher Training Session -- 2009 Agency Annual FOIA Reports
      (posted 9/17/2009)

Summary of Annual FOIA Reports for Fiscal Year 2008
      (posted 8/19/2009, updated 8/24/2009, link inserted 9/23/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions -- July 2009
      (posted 08/14/2009)

2009 Edition of the Department of Justice Guide to the Freedom of Information Act Now Available Online
      (posted 08/10/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions -- June 2009
      (posted 07/16/2009)

OIP Hosting Upcoming FOIA Requester Roundtable
      (posted 06/10/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions -- May 2009
      (posted 06/08/2009)

2009 Department of Justice Guide to the Freedom of Information Act - Procedure for Ordering Copies
      (posted 05/18/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions -- April 2009
      (posted 05/13/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions -- March 2009
      (posted 04/20/2009)

OIP Guidance: President Obama's FOIA Memorandum and Attorney General Holder's FOIA Guidelines - Creating a "New Era of Open Government"
      (posted 04/17/2009)

Upcoming Conference Providing Guidance on President Obama’s and Attorney General Holder's Memoranda on the Freedom of Information Act
      (posted 03/20/2009)

Attorney General Holder Issues New Guidelines Governing the FOIA
      (posted 03/20/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions -- February 2009
      (posted 03/12/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions -- January 2009
      (posted 03/12/2009)

Summaries of New Decisions -- December 2008
      (posted 03/12/2009)

Office of Information Policy (OIP)
      (posted 03/11/2009)

Question and Answer: Annual FOIA Report (Consultations, Response Time and Remands)
      (posted 01/12/2009)

2008

Summaries of New Decisions -- November 2008
      (posted 12/23/2008)

Summaries of New Decisions -- October 2008
      (posted 11/24/2008)

FOIA Training Opportunities, Fiscal Year 2009
      (posted 11/20/2008)

OIP Guidance: New Requirement To Route Misdirected FOIA Requests
      (posted 11/18/2008)

OIP Guidance: New Limitations on Assessing Fees
      (posted 11/18/2008)

OIP Guidance: New Limitations on Tolling the FOIA's Response Time
      (posted 11/18/2008)

OIP Guidance: Assigning Tracking Numbers and Providing Status Information for Requests
      (posted 11/18/2008)

Summaries of New Decisions -- September 2008
      (posted 10/31/2008)

OIP Guidance: Segregating and Marking Documents for Release in Accordance with the Open Government Act
      (posted 10/23/2008)

Question and Answer: Annual FOIA Report (Expedited Processing and Fee Waiver Requests)
      (posted 10/07/2008)

Summaries of New Decisions -- August 2008
      (posted 09/17/2008)

Treatment of Agency Records Maintained For an Agency By a Government Contractor for Purposes of Records Management
      (posted 9/09/2008)

Summaries of New Decisions -- July 2008
      (posted 08/21/2008)

Summaries of New Decisions -- June 2008
      (posted 07/21/2008)

Summary of Annual FOIA Reports for FY 2007
      (posted 07/01/2008)

Guidance on Preparing Backlog Reduction Plans
      (posted 06/27/2008)

Guidance on Submitting Certification of Agency Compliance with FOIA's Reading Room Requirements
      (posted 06/27/2008)

Summaries of New Decisions -- May 2008
      (posted 06/16/2008)

Department of Justice Issues New Annual FOIA Report Guidance
      (posted 05/22/2008)

2008 Guidelines for Agency Preparation of Annual FOIA Reports
      (posted 05/22/2008; supplemented 10/16/2008 (Section VIII))

Summaries of New Decisions -- April 2008
      (posted 05/12/2008)

Summaries of New Decisions -- March 2008
      (posted 4/07/2008)

Missouri District Court Issues Ruling on Attorney Fees Provision of OPEN Government Act
      (posted 3/27/2008)

Celebrating James Madison and the Freedom of Information Act
      (posted 3/13/2008)

Summaries of New Decisions -- February 2008
      (posted 3/06/2008)

Summaries of New Decisions -- January 2008
      (posted 2/25/2008)

Summaries of New Decisions -- December 2007
      (posted 1/24/2008)

Congress Passes Amendments to the FOIA
      (posted 1/09/2008)

2007

Summaries of New Decisions -- November 2007
      (posted 12/21/2007)

Summaries of New Decisions -- October 2007
      (posted 11/27/2007)

Summaries of New Decisions -- September 2007
      (posted 11/16/2007)

Summaries of New Decisions -- August 2007
      (posted 10/17/2007)

Summaries of New Decisions -- July 2007
      (posted 10/11/2007)

Summaries of New Decisions -- June 2007
      (posted 9/27/2007)

Summaries of New Decisions -- May 2007
      (posted 9/21/2007)

Summary of Annual FOIA Reports for Fiscal Year 2006
      (posted 9/14/2007)

Summaries of New Decisions -- April 2007
      (posted 9/10/2007)

Guidance on Submitting Backlog Reduction Goals for Fiscal Years 2008, 2009, and 2010
      (posted 9/7/2007)

New FOIA Post Feature -- Summaries of New Decisions in FOIA Cases
      (posted 9/4/2007)

2006

FOIA Counselor Q&A
      (posted 1/24/06)

2005

Treatment of Unit Prices After McDonnell Douglas v. Air Force
      (posted 9/8/05)

2004

The Limits of Agency Translation Obligations Under the FOIA
      (posted 12/1/04)

The Use of Contractors in FOIA Administration
      (posted 9/30/04)

Use of "Cut-Off" Dates for FOIA Searches
      (posted 5/6/04)

Supreme Court Rules for "Survivor Privacy" in Favish
      (posted 4/9/04)

2003

Agencies Rely on Wide Range of Exemption 3 Statutes
      (posted 12/16/03)

FOIA Counselor Q&A:   "Frequently Requested" Records
      (posted 7/25/03)

Supreme Court Vacates and Remands in ATF Database Case
      (posted 3/25/03)

Homeland Security Law Contains New Exemption 3 Statute
      (posted 1/27/03)

2002

FOIA Amended by Intelligence Authorization Act
      (posted 12/23/02)

New McDonnell Douglas Opinion Aids Unit Price Decisionmaking
      (posted 10/4/02)

NTIS:   An Available Means of Record Disclosure
      (posted 8/30/02; supplemented 9/23/02)

Treatment of Unit Prices Under Exemption 4
      (posted 5/29/02)

2001

Supreme Court Declines to Review Waiver Case
      (posted 8/7/01)

Supreme Court Rules in Exemption 5 Case
      (posted 4/4/01)

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