Certified U.S. Mail                   c/o 2509 N. Campbell, #1776
Serial Number #P-332-390-904             Tucson [zip code exempt]
Return Receipt Requested                            ARIZONA STATE

                                                   August 6, 1996


Disclosure Officer
Office of the Attorney General
Department of Justice
10th and Constitution, N.W.
Washington [zip code exempt]

Subject:  Criminal Jurisdiction of

Dear Disclosure Officer:

This is  a request under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C.
552 et seq., and regulations thereunder.  This is My firm promise
to pay  fees and  costs for locating, duplicating, and mailing to
Me certified copies of the records requested below.

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.

Admissible documents requested:

     1.   Certified  copies   of  all   Acts  of  Congress,  with
          implementing regulations  (if any),  granting  criminal
          jurisdiction  to  United  States  District  Courts,  as
          distinct from district courts of the United States.

The requested  records are  not exempt  from  disclosure  because

     (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]

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, may we recommend that
you contact  the office  of the  Attorney General  in Washington,
D.C., for immediate assistance.

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 Mitchell

Paul Andrew, Mitchell, B.A., M.S.
Citizen of Arizona state
all rights reserved without prejudice

copy:     Joelyn D. Marlowe
          Office of United States Attorney
          Tucson, Arizona state

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