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FOI Web sites

September 01, 2000

FOI Web sites



spj.org/foia


FOI Resource Center put together by the Society of Professional Journalists. It contains a state-by-state guide to access laws and contacts, sample request letters, news, the Freedom Of Information Act, its history, and links to more resources on the Internet.

www.rcfp.org/foiact/index.html


Reporter's Committee for Freedom of the Press has a guide for making federal FOI requests. Fill in the blanks of an electronic form and it will generate a customized letter for you.

www.splc.org/ltr_sample.html


The Student Press Law Center has created a similar site that tailors public records requests for all 50 states' open records laws.

reporter.umd.edu


A Journalist's Guide to the Internet, maintained by the dean of journalism at University of Maryland at College Park, has links that are also useful for citizens.

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www.oag.state.md.us/Opinions/index.htm


Contains a link to Maryland's Public Information Act manual by the Office of Attorney General.

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