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JW Files Lawsuit to Obtain Records of Phoenix Police Chief’s Involvement in Obama Administration Lawsuit Challenging SB 1070

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit on August 4, 2010, against the City of Phoenix pursuant to Arizona Public Records Law to obtain records related to Phoenix Police Chief Jack Harris’ sworn declaration in the Obama administration’s…

Judicial Watch Statement on Federal Court Decision to Dismiss Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed by “Joe the Plumber”

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement today regarding a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio to dismiss Judicial Watch’s civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of Joe Wurzelbacher, who is otherwise known as “Joe the Plumber”: The implications of this court…

Judicial Watch Files New Court Brief in Legal Pursuit of Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon’s Security Detail

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed a new memorandum with the Superior Court for the State of Arizona in its legal pursuit of documents related to Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon’s taxpayer-funded security detail (Judicial Watch, Inc. v City…

Documents Uncovered by JW Detail Meeting between DHS Secretary Napolitano and Controversial Islamic “Community Leaders”

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that detail a two-day meeting on January 27 and 28, 2010, between DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano and Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South Asian “community…

Judicial Watch Statement regarding Today’s Ruling on Arizona’s Illegal Immigration Law SB 1070

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in response to today’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton on Arizona’s Illegal Immigration Law SB 1070: “We are disappointed with today’s court decision, though heartened that ‘sanctuary cities’ will be banned in Arizona as of tomorrow. Judicial Watch will…

Judicial Watch Sues Pasadena Police Department for Records Detailing Illegal Alien Sanctuary Policy

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed an open records lawsuit against the Pasadena Police Department (PPD), and PPD Police Chief Christopher Vicino, to obtain documents related to the department’s alleged illegal alien sanctuary policy. Chief Vicino reportedly

State Sen Russell Pearce, Author of Arizona SB 1070, Asks Court to Decline Obama Attempt to Prevent AZ Law from Taking Effect

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce has filed a memorandum with the United States Court for the District of Arizona opposing the Obama Justice Department’s “Motion for Preliminary Injunction,” which would prevent sections of Senator

Judicial Watch Letter to Committee on the Judiciary Calls for Rejection of Kagan Nomination

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton submitted the following letter to the Judiciary Committee regarding the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court of the United States: Dear Chairman Leahy and Senator Sessions: Judicial Watch is a non-partisan, educational foundation that advocates for transparency and accountability in government, politics, and…

State Senator Russell Pearce, Author of Arizona’s SB 1070, Seeks to Intervene in Federal Lawsuit to Defend AZ Immigration Law

Judicial Watch, the government watchdog group, announced today that it has filed a “Motion to Intervene” (Case No. 10-cv-01413-SRB) on behalf of Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce, author of Arizona’s new illegal immigration law, SB 1070, in an Obama Justice Department lawsuit challenging the law which set to take effect…

Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit against Federal Housing Finance Agency over Key Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Documents

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on July 12 (McKinley v. Federal Housing Finance Agency, Civil Action No. 10-1165 (HHK)). In the FOIA lawsuit, Judicial Watch seeks the following information on behalf…


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