Fred W. Bennett Justice Department (Department of Justice, National Security Division)

Jacob Silverman filed this request with the Department of Justice, National Security Division of the United States of America.
Due Nov. 13, 2018
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Jacob Silverman


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All files pertaining to Fred Warren Bennett, a former Maryland public defender who worked on death penalty and espionage cases. His death, in a car accident on July 1, 2007, was widely reported: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/02/AR2007070201794.html

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.

Sincerely,

Jacob Silverman

From: Department of Justice, National Security Division

Jacob Silverman
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 62373
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
Re: FOIA/PA #19-028

Dear Mr. Silverman:

This is to acknowledge your email dated October 16, 2018 for information pertaining to all files pertaining to Fred Warren Bennett, a former Maryland public defender who worked on death penalty and espionage cases. Our FOIA office received your Freedom of Information Act request on October 16, 2018.

Our policy is to process FOIA requests on a first-in, first-out basis. Consistent with this policy, every effort will be made to respond to your request as quickly as possible. The actual processing time will depend upon the complexity of the request, whether it involves sensitive or voluminous records, and whether consultations with other agencies or agency components are appropriate.

Sincerely,

Arnetta Mallory
Government Information Specialist

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