Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today calling upon the House of Representatives Republican and Democratic leadership to extend the life the House Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE), which is charged with probing congressional misconduct.
Documents Reveal State Department Officials Told Three Months before Attack that Benghazi Security Guards Abandoning Posts Out of Fear for Safety
Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained 130 pages of new State Department documents revealing that local security guards working for Blue Mountain Group (BMG), the firm hired to protect the U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi, repeatedly abandoned their posts “out of fear of their safety” in the months leading up to the deadly terrorist attack on the
Judicial Watch Announces Three New Lawsuits against Obama Administration for Records Relating to Benghazi Attack
Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed three Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the Departments of State and Defense in its continuing effort to force the Obama administration to provide access to records concerning what occurred in the days immediately before, during, and after the deadly terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in
New IRS Documents Show Lerner Did Not Need Conservative Group Donor Lists – Emails Mention “Secret Research Project” by Top IRS Official
Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) email documents revealing that under former IRS official Lois Lerner, the agency seems to acknowledge having needlessly solicited donor lists from non-profit political groups. 75% of the groups from whom the lists were solicited were conservative, with only 5% being liberal.
Judicial Watch Files Taxpayer Lawsuit against University of California to End In-State Tuition, Grants for Illegal Aliens
Judicial Watch announced today that on August 26 2014, it filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court for the State of California, Los Angeles County, seeking an end to an estimated annual $19.6 million in non-resident tuition waivers currently being given to illegal alien students by the University of California (UC) Regents.
Judicial Watch Announces a Special Presentation: ‘Holding President Obama Accountable to the Rule of Law’
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it will host a panel discussion: “Holding the Obama Administration Accountable to the Rule of Law.” Panelists include House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Andrew C. McCarthy, Senior Fellow, National Review Institute and author of Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for…
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.
Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Brief Supporting Fisher Challenge to Race-Based University Admissions Policies
Judicial Watch announced today that on August 5, 2014, it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in support of Abigail Noel Fisher’s appeal for an en banc hearing to review the court’s July 15 ruling in favor of the University of Texas’ (UT) race-based admission
Judicial Watch Statement on Recent Sworn Declarations Made by IRS Officials in Response to Judge Sullivan’s Continuing Investigation into the Missing IRS Emails
Contrary to Judge Sullivan’s specific orders and the law, the Obama administration persists in obstructing the truth about ‘missing’ emails from Lois Lerner and other IRS officials. Judicial Watch will press its concerns on Monday, August 25, before U.S. Magistrate Judge John Facciola.
Judicial Watch and MDPetitions.com Ask Maryland’s Highest Court to Review Lawsuit Seeking Re-Vote on Maryland’s Gerrymandered Congressional Districts
Judicial Watch announced that today it has filed a certiorari petition with Maryland’s highest court, the Maryland Court of Appeals, to review the intermediate appellate court’s ruling against Judicial Watch’s lawsuit seeking a re-vote on Question 5.