2014 - Brazilian Audit by the FGV Public Transparency Program

The report, "The Brazilian State and Transparency" by the FGV Public Transparency Program conducted the audit by sending 264 requests for information to 40 courts throughout the country. The report evaluated the performance of each of the 7 questions that were sent individually, to determine which subjects were the most and least sensitive.
Theme Of The Audit: 
Country: 
Brazil
Region: 
Latin America - Caribbean
Number of Requests: 
264
Audit type: 
Passive
Authors: 
Public Transparency Program from the Foundation of Getulio Vargas (PTP FGV Rio)
Year That FOIA Took Effect: 
2012
Year of The Audit: 
2014
Methodology: 

The evaluation of each agency was determined by a calculation that measured the average performance of the answers to the requests that were sent. The metrics used are: response rate, accuracy rate, and the average response time.

Experimental Conditions: 

Requests were sent both with an explanation and without an explanation to test the hypothesis that requests with explanations would receive better responses.

Number of Responses: 
160
Mute Denials: 
104
Appeals: 
Yes
Requests: 
Request Summary: 

Judge's salary between 2012-2013

Request Summary: 

Number of lawsuits filed in trial courts between 2012-2013

Request Summary: 

Number of lawsuits filed in trial courts between 2012-2013

Request Summary: 

Number of lawsuits filed in trial courts between 2012-2013

Request Summary: 

Number of lawsuits filed in trial courts between 2012-2013

Number Of Agencies Audited (Passive): 
40
Author Type: 
University
Audit Created By FGV: 
Yes
Image: 
Audited Institutional Power or Type of Entity: 
Distribution of Requests: 

Not Informed (NI).