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Justice Blogs

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Last week the Department of Justice released its 2017 Chief FOIA Officer Report and agencies across the government began posting their reports as well. The 2017 Chief FOIA Officer Reports detail agency efforts to: apply a presumption of openness, ensure effective systems are in place to respond to requests, increase proactive disclosures, increase the utilization of technology, and improve timeliness and reduce backlogs.

Friday, March 17, 2017

DOJ Sunshine Week event recognizes exceptional FOIA professionals from across the government and includes an informative discussion on utilizing technology to improve FOIA administration.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Newly published Litigation and Compliance Report details a range of efforts by OIP to encourage governmentwide compliance with the FOIA, including new policy guidance, robust governmentwide training, and several other open government initiatives.