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DOJ sends secret “peacekeepers” where Trayvon Martin was killed

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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

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Valerie Jarrett Key Player in Fast and Furious Cover-Up After Holder Lied to Congress

President Obama’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, was a key player in the effort to cover up that Attorney General Eric Holder lied to Congress about the Fast and Furious scandal, according to public records obtained by Judicial Watch. The information is part of a Department of Justice (DOJ) “Vaughn…

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Judicial Watch Obtains Key Fast and Furious Information

Judicial Watch announced today it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) a “Vaughn index” describing controversial Operation Fast and Furious records. The document was produced as the result of a court order in the group’s September 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit.

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Obama Asserts Fast and Furious Executive Privilege Claim for Holder’s Wife

Judicial Watch announced today that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) a “Vaughn index” detailing records about the Operation Fast and Furious scandal.  The index was forced out of the Obama administration thanks to JW’s June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012…

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Justice Department Expert, Paid $70,000, Belittles Black Voters

In an astonishing piece of election news from North Carolina, a Justice Department expert took the stand in a voting laws case to repeatedly suggest that that black voters were “less sophisticated” than white voters. Charles Stewart, a political scientist hired by the Justice Department at a cost of around…

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NAACP Speaker’s Alleged Remarks: Let’s Create Confusion During the Nov. 2014 Election By Deliberately Misleading Voters

According to a letter from a lawyer for the State of North Carolina to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), a speaker at a recent NAACP conference in North Carolina urged audience members to mislead the NAACP’s own members into believing they do not need to…

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Documents Obtained by Judicial Watch Reveal that Fast and Furious Rifle Was Used in 2013 Phoenix Gang-Style Assault

Judicial Watch today announced that, based on information uncovered through a Judicial Watch public records lawsuit against the City of Phoenix, the U.S. Congress has confirmed that an AK 47 rifle used in a July 29, 2013, gang-style assault on an apartment building that left two people wounded was part of the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) Operation Fast and

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Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Operation Choke Point Records

DOJ program pressures banks to cut ties with law abiding businesses; House Financial Services Committee Chair warns enforcement could be used as “a pretext for the advancement of political objectives…” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on September 4, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)…

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Judicial Watch Statement regarding Eric Holder’s Retirement

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today about the pending retirement of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder…

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Judicial Watch and AEF File Amicus in Support of North Carolina Election Integrity Measure

Judicial Watch announced today that on September 17, 2014, it filed an amicus curiae brief, on its own behalf and on behalf of the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) and Christina Kelley Gallegos-Merrill, with the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit asking the Court to uphold a District Court denial of a motion for a preliminary injunction to

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Judicial Watch Statement on Discovery of Backups for “Missing” Lois Lerner IRS Emails

Department of Justice attorneys for the Internal Revenue Service told Judicial Watch on Friday that Lois Lerner’s emails, indeed all government computer records, are backed up by the federal government in case of a government-wide catastrophe.

WEEKLY UPDATE

Obama Administration Plays Race Card in Ferguson

Innocent minorities in Ferguson are suffering the effects of violence because law enforcement is following Eric Holder’s ideological and racially political approach to policing, as opposed to the public interest model of police protecting lives and property.

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Federal Court Orders Obama Administration to Release Fast and Furious Information

Judicial Watch announced today that on July 18, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) must turn over to the organization a “Vaughn index” of all requested Operation Fast and Furious materials from the June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit.

THE DOCKET

Judicial Watch v U.S Department of Justice (No. 1:14-cv-01024)

On June 17, 2014, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking the number of hours DOJ Attorney Barbara Bosserman expended in the investigation of the IRS targeting of conservative organizations seeking tax exempt status during the 2010 and 2012 elections cycles.

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DOJ Admits Fast & Furious Docs Should Be Released Under FOIA After Indefinitely Delaying JW’s Suit

Can a federal agency trying to cover up wrongdoing lawfully withhold documents under executive privilege—reserved for the president of the United States—when the records don’t even involve the commander-in-chief? That’s the question being argued before a federal court in Washington D.C. and the ruling could have a widespread impact on…


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