Office of Information Policy

Office of Information Policy

Meet the Director

Meet the Director

Melanie Ann Pustay Director of the Office of Information Policy
Director, Office of Information Policy

Melanie Ann Pustay became the Director of the Office of Information Policy of the United States Department of Justice in 2007.

The FOIA Post

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

DOJ’s Sunshine Week Kickoff event pairs our annual celebration and awards presentation with a special meeting of the FOIA IT Working Group.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

New guidance addresses the impact of American Immigration Lawyers Association v. EOIR, 830 F.3d 667 (D.C. Cir. 2016) on the practice of “scoping” non-responsive records and provides principles for agencies to follow when determining what constitutes a record.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Department of Justice’s regulation incorporates new requirements from the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016.

Friday, December 9, 2016

DOJ publishes a draft of the "Release to One, Release to All" policy for public comment.  All comments should be submitted through by December 23, 2016.

Friday, December 9, 2016

OIP is pleased to announce the remaining slate of training courses and dates for Fiscal Year 2017 as well as information on new registration processes.

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March 13, 2017
Washington, DC
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Melanie Ann Pustay


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