Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department for Records on Obama’s Massive Effort to Grant Clemency to Criminals
Judicial Watch announced today that on June 23, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records of communication between the office of Deputy Attorney General James Cole and Federal Defenders: the ACLU, FAMM, the ABA, and NACCL relating to the organizations’ “Clemency Project 2014”
Judicial Watch announced today that on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit granted oral argument in an appeal of a lawsuit by Kawa Orthodontics, LLP, that challenges the Obama administration’s delay of the “employer mandate” provisions of the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.”
In a victory for public accountability, Judge Emmett Sullivan ordered that the IRS must submit to the court a written declaration under oath in the next 30 days about what happened to Lois Lerner’s “lost” emails and any other computer records reportedly lost by the IRS.
Judicial Watch announced that a hearing will be held on Thursday, July 10 before Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to confer about the emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials, which were the subject of longstanding Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and a lawsuit.
New Documents Obtained by Judicial Watch Reveal Inspector General Sought Missing Key IRS Email about Targeting of Tea Party Groups
Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents including an email from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) seeking a missing May 2010 IRS internal email ordering the targeting of Tea Party applications.
Judicial Watch announced today that on June 17, 2014, it 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.
Judicial Watch, AEF File Brief Supporting Arizona, Kansas Efforts to Require Proof of Citizenship on Voter Registration Forms
Judicial Watch announced today that it has joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) to file an amicus curiae brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in support of Arizona’s and Kansas’ efforts to add proof of citizenship requirements to a federal voter registration form.
Judicial Watch announced that a hearing will be held on July 8 before Judge John D. Bates regarding its motion to lift the indefinite stay of proceedings in its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking access to those “Operation Fast and Furious” documents that the Obama Administration refuses to produce to Congress claiming that the records are protected
Study: North Carolina Minority Vote Turnout Increased After Stronger Election Integrity Measures Implemented
Judicial Watch announced today that on June 18, 2014, it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) and Christina Kelley Gallegos-Merrill in filing an amici curiae brief with the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina arguing that, contrary to dire predictions by the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ), minority voter turnout
Judicial Watch today applauds the high court’s decision to repel the administration’s overreach, which would have had Americans to violate their consciences or lose their livelihoods.