Justice Department OLC Memo on Legality of Carter's son serving as White House Intern

Russel Neiss filed this request with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library of the United States of America.
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From: Russel Neiss

To Whom It May Concern:

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

In a recent NYT piece (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/18/us/politics/donald-trump-administration.html) Richard W. Painter, an ethics counsel to George W. Bush, references a memo issued by the Carter administration's Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel suggesting that his son would be forbidden from serving as a White House Intern due to a 1967 nepotism law. I am seeking that memo.

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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.


Russel Neiss

From: Jimmy Carter Presidential Library

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