Mayor Marion Barry Files (Department of Justice, Criminal Division)

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Department of Justice, Criminal Division of the United States of America.
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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of any agency files on former DC Mayor Marion Barry, as well as investigative files, summaries or reports regarding him or his administration, between this agency and the Mayor or his offices.

His death was widely reported, including here:

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Michael Morisy


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Nov. 30, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.


Mr. Morisy- You have reached the Criminal Division, FOIA/PA Unit at the U.S. Department of Justice. This Office has no record of receiving a November 30, 2014 request from you for records concerning former DC Mayor, Marion Barry. Further, computer information reveals that you addressed and sent this request to the USMS. Therefore, you should direct your status request to the USMS to check on your pending request.

Thank You,

Criminal Division


U.S. Department of Justice


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