Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) - Definition
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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Definition Academic Research on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) The mosaic theory, national security, and thefreedomofinformation act, Pozen, D. E. (2005).Yale LJ,115, 628. This note documents the evolution of the "mosaic theory" in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) national security law and highlights its centrality in the post-9/11 (the world trade centre attack) landscape of information control. This note also argues, against precedent, for greater judicial scrutiny of mosaic theory claims. TheFreedomofInformation Act: A Short Case Study in the Perils and Paybacks of Legislating Democratic Values, Wald, P. M. (1984). Emory Lj,33, 649. FreedomfromInformation: TheActand the Agencies, Nader, R. (1970). Harv. CR-CLL Rev.,5, 1. The right to privacy and the public's right to know: The central purpose of theFreedomofInformation Act, Cate, F. H., Fields, D. A., & McBain, J. K. (1994). Admin. L. Rev.,46, 41. TheFreedomofInformation Actand the Right of Non-Disclosure, Drachsler, D. A. (1976). Admin. L. Rev.,28, 1. Nonmissionbased values in resultsoriented public management: The case offreedomofinformation, Piotrowski, S. J., & Rosenbloom, D. H. (2002). Public Administration Review,62(6), 643-657. This paper examines the Congresss and the Federal Courts aim to make U.S. federal administration more responsive to democratic-constitutional values, including representation, participation, transparency, and individual rights. The paper analyses different ways in which focusing on resultss on the part of the New Public Management may affect these values. This study concludes that focusing on results may weaken commitment to democratic-constitutional values by default.. Disclosure ofBusiness SecretsUnder theFreedomofInformation Act: Suggested Limitations, Patten, T. L., & Weinstein, K. W. (1977). Administrative Law Review, 193-208. ProtectingBusiness SecretsUnder theFreedomofInformation Act: Managing Exemption 4, Stevenson, R. B. (1982). Administrative Law Review, 207-261. Rights of submitters to prevent agency disclosure of confidential businessinformation: The reverseFreedomofInformation Actlawsuit, Clement, D. G. (1976). Tex. L. Rev.,55, 587. Consumer Accessto Product SafetyInformationand the Future of theFreedomofInformation Act, Vaughn, R. G. (1991).Admin. LJ,5, 673. Regaining a confidence: Protection of business confidential data through reform of theFreedomofInformation Act, O'Reilly, J. T. (1982). Administrative Law Review, 263-313.