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Judicial Watch Sues Obama Justice Department to Obtain ‘Fast and Furious’ Records Withheld from Congress

Lawsuit Challenges Executive Privilege Withholdings  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:12-cv-01510)) against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking access to Operation Fast and Furious records withheld from Congress by President…

Judicial Watch Files Amicus Curiae Brief for State Legislators with Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in Support of Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

In passing the voter ID Law ‘the General Assembly did no more than exercise its sound discretion and create a commonsense regulatory scheme to secure free and equal elections.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has filed…

Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Curiae Brief with Supreme Court in Support of California Proposition 8 Protecting Marriage

Ninth Circuit Ruling represents a ‘dangerous erosion of the principle of federalism, an anti-democratic limitation on the people’s right to popular initiative and referendum; and a drastic revision of the concept of rational basis in Equal Protection analysis.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on August 31, 2012,…

Judicial Watch and True the Vote Sue Ohio to Force Clean Up of Voting Rolls

Ohio Has Failed to Maintain Clean Voter Registration Lists  Voter Registration Rolls in 3 Ohio Counties Exceed 100% of Total Voting Population – Lawsuit Alleges State in Violation of National Voter Registration Act (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in partnership with True the…

Lawsuit by MDPetitions.com Challenges Language of 2012 Ballot Question Regarding Maryland’s Gerrymandered Congressional Districting Map

Ballot language fails to “present the purpose of the enactment concisely and intelligently,” as required by law, Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit for Grassroots Maryland Group  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a complaint on behalf of MDPetitions.com against Maryland Secretary of State John McDonough and…

Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Curiae Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Supporting the Right of All Persons to Obtain Public Records from All State and Local Governments

Brief:  Federal Court Ruling that Prevents Access to State Government Records “will hinder, if not abolish, the people’s ability to monitor the workings of all governments.” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on August 29, 2012 it filed an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court…

Judicial Watch Obtains Stack of ‘Overlooked’ CIA Records Detailing Meetings with bin Laden Filmmakers

Obama Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications: Obama White House ‘trying to have visibility into the UBL (Usama bin Laden) projects.’  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Department of Defense (DOD) regarding meetings and communications…

Judicial Watch, MDPetitions.com Statement Regarding Maryland’s High Court’s Decision Granting Maryland Voters Right to Vote on Gerrymandered Congressional Redistricting Map

(Washington, DC) –MDPetitions.com’s Chairman Delegate Neil Parrott and Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today following a ruling by Maryland’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, that allows a voter referendum on Maryland’s newly gerrymandered Congressional Districting Plan to proceed. Maryland’s highest court today shot down an

Judicial Watch Sues DOJ and DHS for Records about Legal Basis of Obama’s New “Amnesty” Program

 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on August 15, 2012, against the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for documents related to the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals”…

Judicial Watch Statement on Pennsylvania Court’s Ruling in Pennsylvania Voter ID Case

Judicial Watch Had Filed an Amicus Curiae Brief for State Legislators in Support of Pennsylvania Voter ID Law (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released a statement reacting to the ruling of Judge Robert Simpson of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court preserving Pennsylvania House Bill 934, a new law which requires…

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