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2016 FOIA LITIGATION AND COMPLIANCE REPORT

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Table of Contents

Description of Department of Justice Efforts to Encourage Agency Compliance with the Freedom of Information Act

Policy Guidance

Efforts to Promote Agency Accountability

Counseling and Consultations

Disseminating Information through FOIA Post

Use of Social Media

Providing Additional FOIA Reference Materials

Additional Government-wide Initiatives for Further Improving the Administration of the FOIA

Outreach

Training, Public Presentations, and Briefings

Legislative and Regulatory Proposals

Congressional and Compliance Inquiries

Lists of FOIA Litigation and Cases Received and Decided During 2016

, Including the Disposition of Each Such Case, the Subsections and Exemptions Involved, and the Fees and Costs Awarded, if any

Updated March 7, 2017