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Judicial Watch v. Internal Revenue Service (No. 1:15-cv-00220)

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Judicial Watch v. Internal Revenue Service (No. 1:15-cv-00220)

On April 14, 2015, Judicial Watch announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seeking “any and all records” related to the selection of both individuals and organizations for audits based upon applications filed requesting nonprofit tax status. The lawsuit was filed in the District…

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Miriam Carey Shooting Provokes Lawsuit Against DOJ

It has been a year and a half since Miriam Carey was shot and killed by Capitol Police on the street near the U.S. Capitol. However, there are still very few answers about what happened that day and why, and Judicial Watch is suing the DOJ to obtain documents relating to the tragedy.

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WND sues Justice Dept. over mom’s ‘murder’

Judicial Watch recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of WorldNetDaily to obtain documents related to the 2013 shooting of Miriam Carey by Capitol Hill police officers. The Justice Department has failed to be forthcoming with details of the investigation.

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Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit on behalf of WND to Obtain Documents Regarding Fatal 2013 Shooting of Miriam Carey Outside U.S. Capitol

Alleges Department of Justice Causing “Irreparable Harm” by Stonewalling (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of WorldNetDaily.com to obtain the release of documents regarding the October 2013 shooting of Miriam Carey by Secret Service agents and…

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Judicial Watch sponsors panel on Hillary Clinton State Department emails

Judicial Watch recently hosted an expert panel focused on Hillary Clinton’s attempts to subvert federal records laws and the Freedom of Information Act. C-SPAN has comprehensive coverage.

INVESTIGATIVE BULLETIN

ABCs of IRS Mess; Justice Dept. Is Tainted Too

First published in the New York Post, January 29, 2015 At her confirmation hearings Wednesday, Loretta Lynch said she’s only “generally aware” of the Justice Department’s investigation of IRS targeting of conservative groups. As a service for our likely new attorney general, here’s a primer on why so many in…

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New Documents Offer Glimpse into Criminal Investigation of Obama IRS Scandal

Judicial Watch today released new internal Department of Justice (DOJ) documents revealing that the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel’s office delayed approval of an IRS employee’s meeting with DOJ and FBI investigators into the Obama IRS targeting scandal.

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Judicial Watch Sues Pentagon and State Department over Secrecy on Bergdahl Terrorist Swap

Judicial Watch announced today that on November 18, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Defense seeking “any ‘determinations’” made by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that the five Guantanamo terrorists traded for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl were “no longer a threat to U.S. national security.”

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Obama Administration Refuses to Release Time Records of Key Attorney in IRS Scandal Investigation

Judicial Watch announced today that the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) is going to extreme lengths to keep from the public the number of hours DOJ Attorney Barbara Bosserman expended on the investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative organizations.

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Obama’s Enemies List

President’s Political Junkets Continue Unabated Who is On the Obama Enemies List? Judicial Watch Sues to Find Out. The President from ACORN President’s Political Junkets Continue Unabated It has become a tiresome, tedious – and costly – routine. Hollywood calls with a passel of cash, and President Obama comes running…

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Judicial Watch Obtains Fast and Furious Crime Scene Photos from Phoenix 2013 Gang-Style Assault with Rifle Supplied by Obama Justice Department

Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained graphic crime scene photos taken at the site of a 2013 gang-style assault on a Phoenix, AZ, apartment building, including a close-up photo revealing the serial number of the AK-47 rifle used by the assailants.

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Sharyl Attkisson and Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No:1:14-cv-01944)

On November 19, 2014, Judicial Watch announced it joined investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson to file a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking “any and all records” relating to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and other records on the award-winning correspondent. The request…

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Judicial Watch Joins Sharyl Attkisson in Lawsuit against Justice Department to Obtain FBI Records about Attkisson

Judicial Watch announced today that on November 19, 2014, it joined investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson to file a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking “any and all records” relating to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and other records on the award-winning correspondent.

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Judicial Watch Lawsuit Forces Release of DOJ Emails Showing IRS’s Lois Lerner Met with DOJ Officials Just Before 2010 Elections

Judicial Watch today released internal Department of Justice (DOJ) documents revealing that former IRS official Lois Lerner had been in contact with DOJ officials about the possible criminal prosecution of tax-exempt entities two full years before what the IRS conceded was its “absolutely inappropriate” 2012 targeting of the organizations. According to the newly

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Judicial Watch Statement on Release of Enormous Trove of DOJ Fast and Furious Documents

Judicial Watch announced today that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) on November 18, 2014, a large production of documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious. The documents were forced out of the Obama administration through a June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit (Judicial Watch


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