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FOIA Agency Information

General Information

Office of the Attorney General
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

Status  Year  City 
Cases filed within: 7 days 30 days over 30 days
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Docket Number Filed Case Title

Request Backlogs and Processing Times

Most Recent Data, for the Month of March 2017
TrackPending CasesClosed Cases
All298 cases
average 458 days pending
43 cases
average 381 days to close
Track Not Provided11 cases
average 510 days pending
1 case
average 106 days to close
Simple74 cases
average 221 days pending
25 cases
average 268 days to close
Expedited24 cases
average 234 days pending
0 cases
average 0 days to close
Complex189 cases
average 576 days pending
17 cases
average 565 days to close


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