Disputes about access to federal information arise all the time in the practice of law-from corporate transactions and administrative rulemakings to congressional subpoenas, civil litigation, and national security. The second edition of the federal Information Manual makes the complex legal framework that controls these records easy to understand and provides a road map lo all of the federal laws at play including the most well-known of these statutes, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The new edition provides updated and expanded coverage of the federal governmentÆs collection and management of information, classified and homeland security information, litigation over federal records, and recent Supreme Court and appellate decisions under the FOIA and other federal information statutes. Book jacket.
An attorney and certified information privacy professional offers a resource book for citizens seeking to understand, use, and defend their right to know under freedom of information laws in the United States.