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JW Calls on Arizona AG to File Lawsuit to Stop Phoenix Police Chief from Receiving Illegal Pension Benefits

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it sent a letter on August 27, 2009 requesting that Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard file a lawsuit against the Phoenix Police Pension Board, its five members, and City of Phoenix Chief of Police Jack…

Judicial Watch Obtains New CIA Documents Detailing Results of Detainee Interrogations

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) regarding the results of the detainee interrogation program. The documents, obtained by Judicial Watch through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed on July 14,…

JW Files Landmark Lawsuit to Obtain Documents Regarding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s Political Contributions

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 Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to obtain documents related to political contributions made by the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. According…

JW Sues Treasury for Records on TARP Funds Distributed to Boston Bank after Intervention by Rep. Barney Frank

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 U.S. Treasury Department to obtain records related to evaluation procedures used by the government to determine which financial institutions received funds from TARP…

Judicial Watch Uncovers Documents from Treasury Department Related to AIG Bailout

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Treasury Department related to the government’s bailout of insurance giant American International Group (AIG). The documents, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, include internal Treasury

JW Files Lawsuit against FCC for Documents Related to Decision to Delay Transition to Digital Television

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to obtain documents related to the government’s decision to delay the transition to digital television. The lawsuit was filed August

Judicial Watch Uncovers Documents Detailing U.S. Senate Requests for Military Travel

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents from the Department of Defense (DOD) and the United States Air Force (USAF) related to repeated requests for military aircraft made by members of the U.S. Senate. Judicial Watch recently obtained…

Judicial Watch Statement on Sonia Sotomayor’s Confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Senate’s vote to confirm Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court: “Judge Sotomayor’s confirmation to the Supreme Court is a pyrrhic victory for President Obama. The president’s nomination of Judge Sotomayor has helped erode…

JW Sues Treasury Department to Obtain Documents on Bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

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 Obama Department of Treasury to obtain documents concerning the taxpayer bailouts of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Through its lawsuit, filed…

JW Fights for Free Speech in Amicus Curiae Brief Filed with Supreme Court in Citizens United v. FEC

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed an amicus curiae brief in support of free speech in the United States Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. In its brief, filed on July 30, Judicial Watch argues…


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