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About FOIA Appeals Data

by FOIA Project Staff

FOIAproject.org makes available documents and statistics on FOIA appeals brought in U.S. circuit courts which originated as district cases that challenged federal government withholding. The current period of coverage includes appeals filed or concluded since October 1, 2000 (fiscal year 2001).
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About FOIA Lawsuit Data

by FOIA Project Staff

FOIAproject.org makes available documents and statistics on FOIA lawsuits brought in U.S. district courts which challenge federal government withholding. The current period of coverage includes any lawsuit filed, concluded or pending since October 1, 1992. FOIA lawsuit data is updated daily for any new filings or closures.
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About FOIA Request Data

by FOIA Project Staff

To add to our current comprehensive coverage on FOIA lawsuits, FOIAproject.org has begun tracking the handling of FOIA administrative requests on an agency-by-agency basis. Here are our current initiatives:
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