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Department of the Treasury

Mission statement: "The Department's mission is to maintain a strong economy and create economic and job opportunities by promoting the conditions that enable economic growth and stability at home and abroad, strengthen national security by combating threats and protecting the integrity of the financial system, and manage the U.S. Government´s finances and resources effectively. "

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

Statistics on Lawsuits*

Key Indicators
39 Suits filed against Treasury in FY 2016
524 Suits filed since 2001
59 Suits still pending
522 Suits closed
93 Suits taking over 24 months
2 Suits taking over 153 months
Lawsuits Filed by Year
*based on FOIA nature of suit

Request Backlogs and Processing Times

Most Recent Data, for the Month of September 2016
TrackPending CasesClosed Cases
All920 cases
average 85 days pending
897 cases
average 39 days to close
Expedite11 cases
average 93 days pending
15 cases
average 22 days to close
Complex909 cases
average 85 days pending
882 cases
average 40 days to close


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by Michael Hasan