ACLU, et al. v. Deputy Attorney General, Department of Justice, et al.

1:24-cv-01656 (D.D.C.)

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and NACDL filed a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) seeking public records detailing the Department of Justice’s implementation of December 2022 memoranda establishing new policies for all federal prosecutors’ charging and sentencing practices.


The groups sued DOJ for transparency under FOIA on new charging and sentencing policies released December 16, 2022:

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