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BofA Must Pay Excess Settlement Funds To Acorn Clones

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DOJ Steers Countrywide Settlement Cash To Leftist Groups With Dem Ties

The untold story of the Obama Administration’s widely reported, $335 million discrimination settlement with Countrywide Financial Corporation is that, under a secret Justice Department program, a chunk of the money won’t go to the “victims” but rather leftist groups not connected to the lawsuit. The Department of Justice (DOJ) will…

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Feds Accuse Police Of Discriminating Against Latinos

In a matter of days the Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that federal investigations of law enforcement agencies in different parts of the country uncovered a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in violation of the U.S. Constitution. This appears to be part of a much bigger Obama Administration plan…

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Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 11-1497)

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on August 19, 2011, against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records related to the agency’s communications with Estelle Rogers, a former ACORN attorney currently serving as Director of Advocacy for the ACORN-connected organization Project Vote, President Obama’s…

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Leftists Delay Justice, Cop-Killer Gets Death Reprieve

Pliant courts and a powerful leftist movement delayed justice long enough to get a convicted cop-murderer a death-penalty reprieve more than a decade after his lengthy appeals process had already been exhausted. The outrageous case involves a member of the radical Black Panthers, Mumia Abu-Jamal, who murdered a police officer…

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DOJ Targets Voter ID Laws Like One Upheld By SCOTUS

It appears that the Obama Administration is once again utilizing the Department of Justice (DOJ) as a political tool, this time to challenge voter identification laws—like one already upheld by the Supreme Court—that Democrats claim discriminate against minorities. As the presidential election nears and Obama’s poll numbers plummet, who can…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 11-803) – communications concerning decision to not support DOMA

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records of communications regarding the decision to not actively defend Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

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Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Detailing Secret Department of Justice Transparency Workshop

Deputy Associate White House Counsel: “please don’t have them reach out to any reporters before I can clear it w/ wh [White House] press.” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — October 18, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced…

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Judicial Watch Sues Department of Justice and ATF for Documents Pertaining to ATF’s “Fast and Furious” Gun-Running Operation

Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — October 12, 2011, Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits on October 11, 2011, against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms

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Hard Times: DOJ Cuts Conference Spending By $14 Mil

How considerate of the Justice Department to finally cut back on the extravagant work conferences that stick it to U.S. taxpayers with exorbitant tabs for overpriced food, beverages and fancy party planners.Heads turned a few weeks ago when a Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General probe revealed that the bloated…

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$83 Mil To Give Convicts Second Chance

In what could be viewed as a waste of taxpayer resources during a financial crisis, Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has distributed $83 million in “second chance” grants to ensure that prison inmates become “productive, law-abiding citizens” upon completing their sentence.It’s part of an innovative plan devised last year by…

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Audits Expose DOJ, State Dept. Waste

While President Obama pushes for tax hikes to finance yet another flawed government program, separate audits expose the enraging waste of public dollars at two of the nation’s largest federal agencies.The probes, released just weeks apart, illustrate how bloated government agencies go on spending sprees with American tax dollars, even…

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Internal Docs List Crimes Tied To ATF Gun Operation

The number of crimes connected to a disastrous federal experiment that allowed Mexican drug traffickers to obtain U.S.-sold weapons is significantly higher than previously disclosed, according to internal government documents obtained by Judicial Watch. Known as Fast and Furious, the failed program was run by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and…

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DOJ Protects Teachers With Unacceptable English Skills

Public school teachers with unacceptable English pronunciation and grammar are being protected by the Obama Administration, which has forced one state to eliminate a fluency monitoring program created to comply with a 2002 federal education law.Singling out teachers who can’t speak proper English in American schools—funded by taxpayers, no

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Family Research Council Sues Obama Justice Department for Documents Regarding Decision Not to Defend Defense of Marriage Act

Judicial Watch Represents Family Research Council in Freedom of Information Act Lawsuit over Justice Department’s Undermining of DOMA Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — August 31, 2011 Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on August 29, 2011, against the Obama…

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DOJ Probe To Ensure Minorities Get Federal Housing

To ensure that low-income minorities get taxpayer-subsidized housing Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched a nationwide discrimination probe that, ironically, is focusing on an area where the overwhelming number of public housing residents are Latino and black.The investigations are being conducted by the DOJ’s bloated civil rights division,

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Court Orders Obama Justice Department to Justify Some of Its Withholdings on Black Panther Scandal

Previous Documents Contradict Sworn Testimony by Obama Official that Political Appointees Were Not Involved in Decision to Drop Voter Intimidation Lawsuit Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — August 11, 2011Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today

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DOJ Pressured City of Dayton to Lower Testing Standards for Police Recruits to Accommodate Minority Candidates

DOJ’s Rejection of Exam Based on “Passing Rates by Race” is Illegal and Unconstitutional; Judicial Watch Files FOIA Lawsuit for Additional Records Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — June 1, 2011Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that

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JW Sues Justice Department for Documents Detailing Decision Not to Defend the Constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act

Judicial Watch Also Files Amicus Curiae Brief with California Supreme Court: California Citizens Have a Right to Defend Proposition 8, which states “only a marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — May 17, 2011…

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JW Sues DOJ for Records Detailing Contacts with NAACP about Dismissal of New Black Panther Party Voter Intimidation Lawsuit

“Who is running the Justice Department?” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — March 24, 2011Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit on March 9, 2011, against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records


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