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General Information

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
49 Suits filed against Treasury in FY 2020
723 Suits filed since 2001
95 Suits still pending
685 Suits closed
123 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
TrackPending CasesClosed Cases
All884 cases
average 92 days pending
891 cases
average 34 days to close
Expedite16 cases
average 153 days pending
7 cases
average 51 days to close
Complex896 cases
average 97 days pending
779 cases
average 31 days to close


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