The law requires all court proceedings to be recorded.
Court reporters are sometimes allowed charge for the act of transcribing those records, but not for the actual transcript (once created), nor for the original recordings.
Court clerks are required to keep them for 10 years, freely available to the public. In practice, virtually none of these public records are actually available.
This requests all such records.
Part of Fiat Fiendum's FOIA audit, this is an all-agency request for emails containing phrases like "off the record", "on background", etc. It specifically targets emails as stored in centralized databases.
Literally, the stuff on their physical and computer desktop. Audits process concerns such as what FOIA officers are in fact doing on a day-to-day basis (as a snapshot), time to respond, format compliance, litigation holds, and reasonableness of responses such as difficulty of search (this literally is "the stuff in plain sight in your office", so should be zero search time), availability of records (by definition, these records exist), and negotiation (the exclusion list is basically "stuff that's hard to scan, triggers a recursion, or is private", and agencies could easily request that it be extended to cover other such things I didn't anticipate).
Microsoft Outlook deceives users into thinking they can un-send an email by "recalling" it. Actually, all this does is send another email *asking* the recipient to please delete the thing they already received.
Emails that someone wants to delete from the recipient are particularly likely to be interesting. This asks for literally all of them.
Jeffrey E. Epstein was a billionaire and serial child sexual predator. He is now dead while in federal custody.
This seeks records held by Federal, New York, & Florida governments about him, and his extensive criminal and civil legal history.
Part of Fiat Fiendum's FOIA audit. This requests exactly one email per organizational unit (department, agency, office, etc) that has a significant-size attachment, was sent to/from the senior members of that unit, and was closest to 4:20 pm on 2019-04-20.
This is very narrow, so should test the "simple" processing track, while also auditing compliance with subcomponent referrals, electronic format, and other provisions. And probably get some fun pot-related content.