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OIP processes FOIA requests for records of the:

  • Office of the Attorney General
  • Office of the Deputy Attorney General
  • Office of the Associate Attorney General
  • Office of Legal Policy
  • Office of Legislative Affairs 
  • Office Public Affairs
  • Office of Information Policy 


OIP posts records from these Offices in this FOIA Library, making them available to you without the need to make a FOIA request. For older records, please visit our Archive page.

Also, to find information about FOIA requests that have already been processed by OIP, you can review and/or download OIP’s FOIA Logs. 

OIP FOIA Logs

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Older FOIA Logs

All documents, unless otherwise noted, are available as Portable Document Format (PDF) files, which may be viewed with a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Recent Releases

Communications External to the United States Government Relating to a Search Warrant Carried Out at Mar-a-Lago on or About August 8, 2022  [Posted January 31, 2023]

    Interim Response  (May 25, 2022 - August 22, 2022)

Records Reflecting the Substance and Participants of Meetings at the White House Attended by . . . Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, Former Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue, Former Assisant Attorney General Steven Engel, and Former Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Clark, from November 3, 2020 through January 20, 2021  [Posted January 31, 2023]

     Final Response  (June 14, 2019 - January 19, 2021)

Public Responses of Former President Trump to the Search Warrant Issues at Mar-a-Largo on August 8, 2022  [Posted January 31, 2023]

    Interim Responses  (August 8, 2022 - August 11, 2022)

United States Department of Justice Statement on PCAST Report: Forensic Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparision Methods  {August 23, 2017 - August 29, 2018}  [Posted January 26, 2023]

        Interim Response - Part 1  (August 23, 2017 - August 29, 2018)

        Interim Response - Part 2  (September 19, 2017 - June 5, 2018)

Records of Communications Between the Offices of the Attorney General or Deputy Attorney General and the U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, John Durham and Related Records  [Posted January 18, 2023]

         Supplemental Response  (June 30, 2021)

Records Concerning the 2020 Presidential Election  [Posted January 18, 2023]

        Response  (December 26, 2020 - January 1, 2021) 

United States Department of Justice Statement on PCAST Report: Forensic Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparision Methods  {June 9, 2017 - October 3, 2018}  [Posted January 6, 2023]

       Interim Response - Part 1  (September 12, 2017 - May 21, 2018)

       Interim Response - Part 2  (June 9 , 2017 - October 3, 2018)

       Interim Response - Part 3  (August 25, 2017 - July 20, 2018)

       Interim Response - Part 4  (July 6, 2017 - July 13, 2017)

FOIA-Processed Documents

Documents in this category have been disclosed, in full or with redactions, pursuant to previous FOIA requests.  In addition to posting “frequently requested records,” or those which have been released three or more times to FOIA requesters, OIP also posts other FOIA-processed documents which are likely to be of interest to the public.
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More FOIA-Processed Documents

Operational Documents

Documents in this category include policy statements, staff manuals and instructions, final opinions and orders, which are always available without making a FOIA request.  The proactive disclosure of these records allows you to instantly access information which relates to the Department’s day-to-day operations.


Deputy Attorney General Memorandum Regarding Communications with the White House Concerning National Security Matters  (March 28, 2022)

Department Policy on Compassionate Release Waivers in Plea Agreements  (March 11, 2022)

Deputy Attorney General Memorandum Concerning Interim Changes to Procedures for Authorization Not to Seek the Death Penalty  (January 25, 2022)

Department of Justice Summary of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

          Department of Justice Summary of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations During Fiscal Year 2022  (December 1, 2022)

          Department of Justice Summary of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations During Fiscal Year 2021  (December 1, 2021)

         Department of Justice Summary of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations During Fiscal Year 2020 (April 12, 2021)

Attorney General Memorandum For All Department Personnel Concerning Department of Justice Communications With the White House  (July 21, 2021)

Clarification to JM 9-13.420 – Searches of Premises of Subject Attorneys: Consultation Requirements (December 30, 2020)

 Safe-Harbor Enforcement Policy for State and Local Voting Procedures  (December 22, 2020)

Use of Body-Worn Cameras By Federally Deputized Task Force Officers - This policy has been superseded by the policies linked below (October 8, 2020)​

Interim Policy for Drug Enforcement Administration Body-Worn Camera Program.pdf (dea.gov)

U.S. Marshals Service Policy Directive 2.11, Body Warn Cameras

ATF Policy on Body-Worn Cameras 

FBI Policy Notice on Body-Worn Cameras

Attorney General Memorandum Lifting the Hiring Freeze​ (April 9, 2019)

Deputy Attorney General Memorandum Regarding Policy on Coordination of Corporate Resolution Penalties (May 9, 2018)

Attorney General Memorandum Regarding Communications with Congress (May 2, 2018)

Department of Justice Policy Regarding Communications with the White House (January 31, 2017)

Attorney General Memorandum Regarding Communications with Congress (January 29, 2018)

Letters Submitted to Congress Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 530D

Department of Justice Instruction on Social Media Account Management and Approval (February 9, 2018)

Department of Justice Instruction on Social Media Content Management Requirements and Procedures (February 9, 2018)

Department of Justice Policy Statement on Use of Social Media to Communicate with the Public (January 10, 2018)

Attorney General Memorandum Advising the Federal Bureau of Prisons that the Department will Continue to Use Private Prisons (February 21, 2017)

Documents of Prior Administrations

Documents of Prior Administrations Page

Organization, Mission and Functions Charts

OAG | ODAG | OASG | OLA | OLP | OPA

FOIA Guidance issued by OIP can be found on the OIP Guidance page.  Additional FOIA resources, such as summaries of court decisions and the text and legislative history of the FOIA, can be found on the FOIA Resources page, and materials used in OIP training seminars is available on the Training page.

 

Updated February 1, 2023

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