NOVEMBER 01, 2011
October 19, 2006 marks the fifth anniversary of the Brentwood Anthrax attacks in Brentwood, Virginia. In October, 2001, two United States Postal Service (USPS) workers, Joseph Curseen, Jr. and Thomas Morris Jr., died from inhalation anthrax they contracted working with mail in the contaminated Brentwood facility. Judicial Watch represented hundreds of USPS workers and a USPS workers’ support group organized as “Brentwood Exposed,” concerning all matters related to the attacks.
Judicial Watch filed a complaint on December 6, 2002 for criminal investigation with the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia concerning the October 2001 anthrax contamination of the Brentwood Postal Facility. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court rejected our petition for writ of certioari on May 11, 2006.
Official Legal Documents
- Reply Brief in Support of Petition
- Petition for Writ of Certiorari
- Judgment of US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
- Appellant's Reply Brief before the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
- Appellant's Brief before the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
- Briscoe v. Potter Memo Order
- Reply Brief In Brentwood Anthrax EEOC Matter
- CLASS AGENT BRISCOE’S RESPONSE TO THE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION’S MAY 13, 2004 ORDER TO PRODUCE INFORMATION
- Lessons from the Anthrax Attacks: Implications for US Bioterrorism Preparedness - Declassified Report prepared by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (Adobe Acrobate Reader Required)
- PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR AWARD OF ATTORNEYS FEES AND LITIGATION EXPENSES
- WATCHDOG DISPUTES GAO TESTIMONY TO CONGRESS - Misleading and Inaccurate Report to Congress Dodges Accountability and Trivializes Deaths
- Analysis of GAO Testimony - U. S. Postal Service - Clear Communication With Employees Needed Before Reopening The Brentwood Postal Facility (Adobe Acrobat Required)
- Memorandum Opinion - Court opinion granting Judicial Watch's request (Adobe Acrobat Required)
- COMPLAINT; DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL
- Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint
- Complaint for Criminal Investigation - Filed with U.S. Attorney Roscoe C. Howard, Jr., Esq.
- FOIA Documents - Uncovered by Judicial Watch
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