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April 22, 2015

Short and Simple Way to File a FOIA Request

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Government Representation attorney Barbara Adams recently spoke on a panel titled "Navigating FOIA in a Sea of Change" at the Chicago Bar Association CLE program. Ms Adams explained why Freedom of Information Act requests should be kept short and simple.

"If the request is very broad and very burdensome, the government will perceive it as burdensome and will have a harder time responding to you,” said Ms. Adams. "Know what you want, make it a short, simple request, and try not to make it a long, overbroad document that's going to get you more than you ever cared about."

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