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U.S. Department of Justice, 50th Anniversary of the FOIA

March 11, 2016

U.S. Department of Justice, 50th Anniversary of the FOIA

The Department of Justice celebrates Sunshine Week 2016 and the 50th Anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) with a short video featuring the Acting Associate Attorney General, who is also the Department’s Chief FOIA Officer, and the Director of the Office of Information Policy.  The video recaps the history of the FOIA throughout the past 50 years, including agencies' implementation of this important law and the many ways the law has benefited the public by ensuring an informed citizenry and an open government.

Updated March 11, 2016