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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a federal freedom of information law that allows for the full or partial disclosure of previously unreleased information and documents controlled by the United States government. The Act defines agency records subject to disclosure, outlines mandatory disclosure procedures and grants nine exemptions to the statute. It was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson on July 4, 1966 (Public Law 89-554, 80 Stat. 383; Amended 1996, 2002, 2007), and went into effect the following year. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Freedom of Information Act)

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Metadata related to 'foia' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'foia': 16 (0.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'foia' across all Ariadne articles: 49
  • Average number of references to 'foia' per Ariadne article: 3.06
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'foia': 1998-07
  • Trending factor of 'foia': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'foia':

  1. amy gibbons (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. steve bailey (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. stephen twigge (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Book Review: Staying Legal

Stuart Hannabuss examines an interesting collection of essays and, with reservations, likes the second edition a lot more.

July 2004, issue40, review

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by Dr. Radut