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FOIA Agency Information

General Information

Office of Legal Policy
Agency within Department of Justice

Mission statement: "The Department's mission is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans. "

Where Suits are Filed

No information available.

Request Backlogs and Processing Times

Most Recent Data, for the Month of March 2017
TrackPending CasesClosed Cases
All34 cases
average 317 days pending
6 cases
average 48 days to close
Track Not Provided3 cases
average 343 days pending
0 cases
average 0 days to close
Simple15 cases
average 171 days pending
2 cases
average 99 days to close
Expedited2 cases
average 79 days pending
0 cases
average 0 days to close
Complex14 cases
average 502 days pending
4 cases
average 23 days to close


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by Michael Hasan