Tuesday, 23 April 2013
U.S Department of Justice / Response to letter writting appeal for Rev Hale
HALE, Matthew, Reg. No. 15177-424
This acknowledges our receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request wherein you requested to be allowed to write Matthew Hale again. Please be advised, the nature of this inquiry is not properly addressed as an FOI/Privacy Act request. The Acts do not require the agency to create documents or answer questions in response to information requests, only to consider responsive existing documents. You will need to direct your request in writing to the warden at the United States Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum, P. O Box 8500, Florence, Colorado 810226-8500.
If you consider my response to be a denial of this request, you may administratively appeal to the Assistant Attorney General, pursuant to title 28 code of Federal Regulations, Section 16.9 or 16.45, by filing a written appeal. Both the appeal letter and face of the envelope should be marked " Freedom of Information Act Appeal," and should be addressed to the office of Information and Policy, U.S. Department of Justice, 1425 New York Avenue, suite 11050, Washington, D.C. 20530-0001. Your appeal must be received by OIP within 60 days from the date of this letter.
Richard W. Schott