Certified U.S. Mail c/o 2509 N. Campbell, #1776 Serial Number #P-476-653-252 Tucson, Arizona state Return Receipt Requested zip code exempt June 19, 1996 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST Attorney General Department of Justice 10th and Constitution, N.W. Washington, D.C. Dear Attorney General: This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), 5 U.S.C. 552 et seq., and regulations thereunder. If some of this request is exempt from release, please furnish Me with those portions reasonably segregable. I am requiring certified copies of the documents requested, in lieu of personal inspection of same. Documents requested: For all 633 federal agents who rotated in and out of the standoff with the "Montana Freemen" in Garfield county, Montana state, including also FBI Agent Thomas T. Kubic, the local FBI commander, and FBI Director Louis J. Freeh (see attached newspaper article entitled "Freemen surrender peacefully; court battle next," written by Len Iwanski, The Associated Press, Tucson Citizen, Friday, June 14, 1996, page 5A): 1. Certified copies of their solemn oaths of office, as required by Article VI, Clause 3, of the Constitution for the United States of America, as lawfully amended. 2. Certified copies of their fidelity bonds. 3. Certified copies of their formal delegations of authority, beginning with the President, through the Attorney General, linking all officials in the chain of command between them and the President. 4. Certified copies of their licenses to practice law in the State of Montana. 5. Certified copies of their alien registration certificates (applicable to all resident aliens). The requested records are not exempt from disclosure because they: (A) could not reasonably be expected to interfere with law enforcement proceedings; (B) would not deprive a person of a right to a fair trial or an impartial adjudication; (C) could not reasonably be expected to constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal property; (D) could not reasonably be expected to disclose the identity of a confidential source; (E) would not disclose techniques and procedures for law enforcement investigations or prosecutions, and would not disclose guidelines for law enforcement investigations or prosecutions; (F) could not reasonably be expected to endanger the life or physical safety of any individual. [see Exemption 7 in FOIA] The official credentials of federal officers employed by the United States Department of Justice for duty in and around Garfield county, Montana state, are matters of public record which are not covered by the Privacy Act ("PA"), or by any of the exemptions listed in the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"). If you are not the correct person to whom this Freedom of Information Act Request should be directed, kindly forward it to the correct person. Time is of the essence. If you have any questions about your rights and obligations under 5 U.S.C. 552 et seq., permit us to recommend that you review A CITIZEN'S GUIDE ON USING THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT AND THE PRIVACY ACT OF 1974 TO REQUEST GOVERNMENT RECORDS, First Report by The House Committee on Government Operations, Subcommittee on Information, Justice, Transportation, and Agriculture, 1993 Edition, House Report 103- 104, 103rd Congress, 1st Session, Union Calendar No. 53. Thank you very much for your consideration, and for your timely obedience to the controlling laws in this matter, specifically the Freedom of Information Act and the Constitution for the United States of America, as lawfully amended. Respectfully submitted, /s/ Paul Andrew Mitchell Paul Andrew, Mitchell, B.A., M.S. Citizen of Arizona state All Rights Reserved without Prejudice attachment: Associated Press column by Len Iwanski mentioned above email: firstname.lastname@example.org website: http://supremelaw.com # # #
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