On June 17, 2014, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the United States Department of Defense (DOD) to obtain records of communications relating to its May 2, 2011, FOIA request for bin Laden death photographs and videos (Judicial Watch v U.S. Department of Defense (No. 1:14-cv-01027)).…
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on September 5, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for records relating to a 2011 directive by U.S. Special Operations Commander, Admiral William McRaven, to purge DOD’s systems of all records…
Judicial Watch: Defense Department Teaching Documents Suggest Mainstream Conservative Views “Extremist”
Defense Document Suggests Colonists Fighting British Rule were members of “extremist movement” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained educational materials from the Department of Defense (DOD) depicting conservative organizations as “hate groups” and advising students to be aware that “many extremists will talk of
JW Asks Supreme Court to Review Lawsuit against CIA and DOD to Force Release of bin Laden Death Images
Petition argues that case could determine whether courts provide ‘meaningful review’ or ‘blind deference’ to Executive branch decisions (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that it has filed a certiorari petition with the Supreme Court of the United States to review a 2013 Appeals Court ruling against the Judicial Watch…
Obtained from the Department of Defense, these documents are 2 Joint Task Force GITMO Intelligence Information Reports (IIRs) from debriefs of detainees regarding children/juveniles/youths recruited by al-Qaida, and the targeting children for terror attacks.