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Colorado Judicial records policy: Apparently whatever staff wants it to be

A bipartisan bill in the Colorado state legislature, House Bill 15-1101, seeks to subject the public defender’s office, part of the state’s Judicial Department, to the Colorado Open Records Act. This legislation was proposed in response to a 2012 Colorado Appellate Court ruling decreeing that the Judicial Department can self-exempt…


ABCs of IRS mess: Justice Department is tainted, too

In an op-ed for New York Post, Micah Morrison, Judicial Watch’s Chief Investigative Reporter, discussed how the Department of Justice’s investigation into the IRS scandal has been compromised. He tied that discussion into Loretta Lynch’s nomination hearing in the Senate this week, emphasizing that Lynch, if confirmed to become the next US…


“Smoking Gun” Benghazi Documents Reveal What State Department Officials Knew All Along…

Judicial Watch has obtained documents that show State Department officials under Hillary Clinton lied about the 2012 Benghazi attack. It was not, as stated, an escalation of a demonstration against a video but rather a coordinated assault by Islamist terrorists on the US mission in Benghazi, Libya.  


Katie Pavlich: Will the next attorney general stand for the rule of law?

In an op-ed for The Hill, Katie Pavlich discusses what DOJ scandals Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee for US Attorney General, had to address at her nomination hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee today.  These scandals include the IRS political targeting scandal, Operation Fast and Furious, rebuilding trust with law enforcement, and


Benghazi part of Obama plot to free Blind Sheik?

Judicial Watch is planning to investigate whether or not there is a tie between the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack and plans to release “Blind Sheik” Omar Abdel-Rahman from a North Carolina prison. In response to FOIA requests sent to the DOJ and State Department about Benghazi and the Blind Sheik, Judicial Watch…


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.”


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.


Judicial Watch obtains ‘smoking gun’ Benghazi documents

Judicial Watch recently obtained more documents revealing the truth of the Benghazi 2012 terrorist attack. These documents show the State Department’s Diplomatic Security Command Center knew in real time that the attack was carried out by an organized Islamic militia, which was caught on tape by a drone. In response to…


DC police wanted to arrest David Gregory over 30-round gun magazine he waved on air: affidavit

On behalf of Legal Insurrection, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Washington Metropolitan Police Department to obtain government documents of David Gregory’s non-prosecution. Gregory held up a high-capacity magazine, illegal in D.C., on Meet the Press while he was interviewing NRA president Wayne LaPierre after the Newtown shooting. Judicial


D.C. police urged ‘Meet the Press’ execs to use picture of high-capacity magazine

Judicial Watch and Legal Insurrection obtained an affidavit calling for David Gregory’s arrest after filing a FOIA lawsuit against the Washington Metro Police Department. This lawsuit sought to obtain all government documents regarding the non-prosecution of Gregory after Gregory held up a high-capacity magazine, illegal in D.C., during an interview with

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