Transparency is vital to a healthy democracy and effective government.
What you should know
Meaningful citizen participation depends on the public’s ability to access information. For almost 50 years, Public Citizen has worked to increase government transparency, litigating more significant open government cases than any organization in the country.
We litigate open government cases and assist organizations and individuals seeking information under the Freedom of Information Act. See our materials on government transparency.
Freedom of Information Act Resources
We represent a wide variety of organizations and individuals seeking to obtain information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
About Public Citizen Litigation Group
Our lawyers have experience litigating at every level of the judicial system and expertise on a wide range of public-interest issues.