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Judicial Watch and Russell Pearce Sue Arizona Attorney General for Communications with ACLU

Lawsuit Seeks Records of Settlement of SB 1070 Case Undermining Rule of Law (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it and former Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce filed a lawsuit to obtain records of communications between Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office, the ACLU and other groups challenging…


University of California, illegal immigrant students await court decision on college subsidies

From the Northern California Record: This case will decide whether the university’s board of regents has the authority to offer in-state tuition for illegal immigrants at all campuses. De Vries, who is represented by Judicial Watch, claimed that the regents allegedly were in violation of federal law by giving in-state tuition…


Hopes, fears for transparency in Trump White House

From Start Tribune: Indeed, Trump won while defying decorum in just about everything, including his decision to withhold his tax returns — something no other presidential candidate has done in 40 years. Once he takes office in January, however, he becomes subject to laws and policies designed to force all…


‘Not Over’: 4 Legal Probes Hillary Clinton Still Faces

From The Daily Signal: In response to questions about prosecuting Clinton in the next administration, two Trump campaign surrogates rumored to be under consideration to be the next attorney general seemed to suggest turning the page on the matter in TV interviews Thursday.


Appellate Hearing on Thursday, November 10 for Records about Exchange of Gitmo Prisoners for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

(Washington DC) – Judicial Watch today announced that oral argument will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016, in its appeal of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking an Obama Defense Department memo regarding the exchange of five senior al Qaeda leaders held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for…


Judicial Watch Statement on 2016 Presidential Election

‘Trump should commit to a transparency revolution’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the 2016 presidential election: Judicial Watch congratulates President-elect Donald Trump. There is no doubt that Judicial Watch changed history with its Clinton email investigations.  The election results show that


Top House Republican says he’ll continue probe of Hillary Clinton’s private email server

From The Washington Post: While President-elect Donald Trump pledged in his victory speech to “come together as one united people,” a top House Republican said Wednesday he will continue to investigate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state.


Clinton Losing The Election Doesn’t Mean Her Scandals Will Go Away

From The Daily Caller: Continuing Freedom of Information Act lawsuits and related litigation will keep former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the spotlight, despite her upset loss to President-Elect Donald Trump. Conservative nonprofit government watchdogs aren’t withdrawing their lawsuits just because Clinton lost the election. Many of these litigations


The history of the ugliest race for the White House

From the New York Post: Trump’s speeches, debate pronouncements, tweets and rallies inflamed his increasingly rabid supporters and sometimes led to violence. And Clinton’s slippery evasions, e-mail scandal and circle-the-wagons approach to questions about pay-to-play involving the Clinton Foundation gave more ammunition to her critics, who wanted to “lock


Judicial Watch Appeals to U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Maryland Congressional Gerrymander

‘[T]he gerrymandering of Maryland’s congressional districts … allows Maryland’s legislators to steal for themselves a significant portion of the power to select congresspersons, which power should only by exercised ‘by the People.’ (Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch asked the U. S. Supreme Court to overturn a district court decision dismissing…

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