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Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit to Obtain Records about 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 an open records lawsuit against the City of Phoenix to obtain documents related to Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon’s taxpayer-funded security detail (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. City of Phoenix, Civil Action CV2010-015452). Judicial…

Judicial Watch Statement Regarding Solicitor General Elena Kagan’s Nomination for the Supreme Court

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement of the nomination of Elana Kagan to the Supreme Court of the United States: “President Obama’s nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court is irresponsible. Ms. Kagan is a liberal activist and political operative with…

Judicial Watch Announces a Special Presentation: “Is Obamacare Constitutional?”

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced it will host a panel discussion on the serious constitutional questions surrounding the recently passed health care legislation, “Is Obamacare Constitutional?” Lunch will be provided beginning at 11:30 AM. The event is free of charge and open…

Obama Justice Department Tells Court to Shield White House Visitor Logs from Full Disclosure and FOIA Law

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that the Obama Justice Department advanced the erroneous claim in an April 21, 2010, court filing that Secret Service’s logs of White House visitors are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). As Judicial Watch…

JW Files Lawsuit against FBI for Documents on Late John Murtha’s “Lack of Ethics and His Abuse of Office for More than 25 Years”

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for stonewalling the release of documents regarding the late Pennsylvania Congressman John Murtha’s long history of allegedly

Judicial Watch Statement Regarding the Pending Retirement of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement of the pending retirement of Justice Stevens: “President Obama needs to replace Justice Stevens with a person who will apply the Constitution strictly and not substitute their own political beliefs for the rule of law. If…

JW Calls on House and Senate Ethics Committees to Investigate Rampant Abuse of Foreign Travel Expenses and Per Diems

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed an official complaint with the Senate Ethics Committee regarding reported widespread abuse of foreign travel expenses and per diems by Members of Congress. Judicial Watch also sent a letter to the House's…

Treasury Emails Suggest Rep. Barney Frank Called Former Treasury Secretary Paulson to Obtain TARP Cash for OneUnited Bank

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that new documents suggest Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) personally called former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson regarding a cash infusion from the government’s Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) for the Boston-based OneUnited Bank. On November 25,

Judicial Watch Asks Court to Force Release of Documents on Bailout of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc.

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a memorandum of law on March 8, 2010, in its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System…

Judicial Watch Letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee Regarding Goodwin Liu

The Honorable Patrick J. Leahy Chairman United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary 224 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Jeff Sessions Ranking Member United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary 152 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Leahy and Senator Sessions: Judicial Watch…


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