Obtaining Records through FOIA as a Filmmaker

Obtaining Records through FOIA as a Filmmaker

Obtaining Records through FOIA as a Filmmaker At Sorenson Law Office we’re a law firm that represents individuals, businesses, non-profits, journalists, and others in making Freedom of Information Act requests, administrative appeals, and judicial reviews. Today, I’m going to talk about the special needs of people that make videos. I’m talking about people that make […]

What are the 3 Stages of the FOIA Process?

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What are the 3 Stages of the FOIA Process? REQUEST STAGE There are three phases to the FOIA process. The first one is the request phase. That’s where a person makes a written request to a FOIA officer asking for records over a specific period of time and hopefully a specific geography. That’s the first […]

What is FOIA?

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What is FOIA? What is FOIA? The Freedom of Information Act, often called FOIA, is a federal law passed over 50 years ago, and it allows anyone in the world, businesses, individuals, partnerships, nonprofits, journalists. It allows anyone to make a request for records of a federal agency. At the Sorenson Law Office, we help […]

What is a FOIA Request and How Do I File?

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What is a FOIA Request and How Do I File? What is a FOIA Request? A FOIA request is a written document that is sent to a Freedom of Information Act officer, and it makes a request for records. Notice first and foremost, it’s got to be written, so telephoning a federal agency and asking […]