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Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc.
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January 7, 1998

The Honorable Rhonda Fields
Acting Chief, Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Judiciary Center
555 Fourth St. NW
Washington, DC 20001

Re: Request for Documents (Freedom of Information Act) -- 5 U.S.C. 552

Dear Ms. Fields:

Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(3) I respectfully request a copy of the following items from the U.S. Department of Justice:

(1) All correspondence in 1995 between Charles Ruff and the Office of the United States Attorney relating to Ira Magaziner and Association of American Physicians and Surgeons vs. Clinton, Civil Action No.: 93-0399 (USDC Judge Royce Lamberth).

(2) All correspondence between the Office of the United States Attorney and the Office of the White House Counsel relating to Association of American Physicians and Surgeons vs. Clinton, Civil Action No.: 93-0399 (USDC Judge Royce Lamberth).

(3) The deposition of Webster Hubbell taken by the Office of the United States Attorney in 1995 and relating to Association of American Physicians and Surgeons vs. Clinton, Civil Action No.: 93-0399 (USDC Judge Royce Lamberth).

(4) All correspondence between the Office of the United States Attorney and the Civil Division of the Department of Justice United States Attorney in 1995 and relating to Association of American Physicians and Surgeons vs. Clinton, Civil Action No.: 93-0399 (USDC Judge Royce Lamberth).

(5) All depositions, statements, affidavits taken or made by the Office of the United States Attorney in connection with Association of American Physicians and Surgeons vs. Clinton, Civil Action No.: 93-0399 (USDC Judge Royce Lamberth).

(6) All correspondence between the Office of the United States Attorney and the Office of the White House Counsel in 1995 and relating to Association of American Physicians and Surgeons vs. Clinton, Civil Action No.: 93-0399 (USDC Judge Royce Lamberth).

As per 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(6), kindly make a determination of the accessibility of these documents within twenty (20) business days and notify me as to the status of the request. If the above request is not in accordance with published rules stating the time, place, fees (if any), and procedures to be followed, please mail me a copy of said rules. Upon receipt of an invoice, I promise to pay the fees associated with this request. However, if the fees exceed Fifty Dollars ($50.00), please notify me before proceeding further.

Thank you for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.

Sincerely,

Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Executive Director
Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc.