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FOIAdvocates is a project of FOIA attorneys David Bahr & Daniel Stotter designed to assist the public in gaining access to records from federal, state and local governments using the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) as well as state and local public records laws. FOIAdvocates can assist you in making requests to obtain government records and provide legal assistance in pursuing administrative appeals and related litigation. The FOIA Lawyers at FOIAdvocates have considerable experience in successfully prosecuting FOIA and state public record lawsuits in trial and appellate courts — experience dedicated to fostering citizen oversight of governmental activities and operations.


  “The basic purpose of FOIA is to ensure an informed citizenry, vital to the functioning of a democratic society, needed to check against corruption and to hold the governors accountable to the governed.  
United States Supreme Court in NLRB v. Robbins Tire Co.
437 U.S. 214, 242 (1978).

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