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2019 FOIA Litigation and Compliance Report

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The Department of Justice Freedom of Information Act 2019 Litigation and Compliance Report


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


Training, Public Presentations, and Briefings

Legislative and Regulatory Proposals

Congressional and Compliance Inquiries

Lists of FOIA Litigation and Cases Received and Decided During 2019



Updated December 2, 2022