DOJ IG Rule 41 Reports

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General of the United States of America.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any reports, reviews, guidelines or memos sent from the Department of Justice Inspector General regarding the recently adpoted Rule 41 which was added to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. This rule went into effect on December 1st 2016. I am asking for documents from January 1st 2014 to the present date.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Curtis Waltman



Attached is the OIG's acknowledgement to your FOIA request.



Hello Mr. Waltman:

The Office of the Inspector General has received your FOIA request. We are working diligently to process each request as quickly as possible. We receive numerous requests each day which are processed in chronological order by date of receipt and complexity. We will get to your request shortly but I can not tell you when you can expect a response. You can check back regularly for the status of your request.

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Jeanetta M. Howard
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U.S. Department of Justice
Office of the Inspector General
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Hello Mr. Waltman:

Please be advised that we are currently experiencing a backlog. Your status remains the same as stated in the email dated May 25, 2017.


Jeanetta Howard

From: Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General


Attached is the OIG's response to your FOIA request.