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FOIA Contact :

Elizabeth Farris,
Supervisory Paralegal
Office of Legal Counsel
Room 3320, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Department of Justice
Washington, DC 20530-0001
(202) 514-2038

Conventional Reading Room:

Call (202) 514-2038 for access instructions.

Electronic Reading Room:

This includes frequently requested records, opinions, policy statements, and staff manuals/instructions to staff, created by the Office of Legal Counsel after November 1, 1996.

Component Description:

The Office of Legal Counsel prepares the formal opinions of the Attorney General and renders informal opinions and advice on questions of law to the various executive agencies and to other components of the Department of Justice. Records maintained include those relating to the administration of the office.

DOJ Reference Guide:

A comprehensive guide to the FOIA that serves as a handbook for obtaining information from the Department.

Special information required to make a FOIA request: None

Publicly available information for which a FOIA request is not required:

Memoranda & Opinions

Published opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel (also made available on LEXIS and Westlaw).

If interested in such information, please contact the office listed above.

Major Information Systems

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Updated page October 28, 2003