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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

Records Concerning the Twitter Account @NunesAlt, As Well As Certain DOJ Policies On Grand Jury Subpoenas To Electronic Communications Providers [Posted January 24, 2022]

     Final Response (October 19, 2017 - May 18, 2021)

Records on the Federal Government's Policies and Instructions Regarding the Re-Calendaring of Immigration Cases for DACA Recipients [Posted January 24, 2022]

     Final Response (July 5, 2018 - July 6, 2018)

Communications Regarding Russian Interference In 2016 Presidential Election  [Posted January 21, 2022]

    Supplemental Response  (March 2017 - April 11, 2017)

Report Submitted to Attorney General William Barr by U.S. Attorney John Bash  [Posted January 21, 2022]

    Interim Response  (September 23, 2020 - February 2, 2021)

Department of Justice Summary of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)  [Posted January 11, 2022]

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

Gun Violence Reduction Initiatives [Posted January 11, 2022]

      Supplemental Response (February 15, 2018 - January 17, 2019)

Records Related to the Events of January 6th, 2021 [Posted January 7, 2022]

     Final Response - Part 1  (January 4, 2021 - January 17, 2021)

     Final Response - Part 2 (December 30, 2020 - January 19, 2021)

Records Related to the Events of January 6th, 2021 [Posted January 7, 2022]

     Interim Response (December 30, 2019 - January 22, 2021)

Records Concerning Fusion GPS, Chris Steele, or Nellie Ohr [Posted January 7, 2022]

       Interim Response (January 7, 2017 - June 20, 2018)

Records Pertaining to the Department of Justice's Investigation or Prosecution of Huawei or Meng Wanzhou and Former Attorney General Jeff Session's China Initiatve [Posted January 6, 2022]

       Interim Response (January 29, 2019 - February 25, 2019)
 

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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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 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 2021  (December 1, 2021)

         Department of Justice Summary of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Operations During Fiscal Year 2020 (April 12, 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 (October 8, 2020)​

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 January 26, 2022

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