DOJ Email Records

Taylor Amarel Scott filed this request with the Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General of the United States of America.
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Due Oct. 10, 2017
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From: Taylor Amarel Scott

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

I would like to obtain a set of email records sent to, sent from, or copied to Melanie Roussell Newman from June 1, 2016 to August 1, 2016. To locate this account, Melanie Roussell Newman previously served as Director of the Office of Public Affairs (OPA) at the U.S. Department of Justice, where she led the Department’s communications team and oversaw messaging and public engagement strategy for Attorney General Loretta Lynch. To process this request, only disclose to me email records that contain the non-case sensitive keyword "Lynch" and "Carlisle". Should you need any more information or if this request is too broad, please let me know and I will be happy to provide more information. Please do not close my request without consulting me first, I am happy to modify my request if it can not be processed as is.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Taylor Amarel Scott


This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (
* Tracking Number: DOJ-2017-006558
* Requester Name: Taylor A. Scott
* Date Submitted: 09/12/2017
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: foia request


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From: Taylor Amarel Scott

Thank you for the letter. I appreciate the update in processing my request.