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CURRENT LITIGATION

Sharyl Attkisson v U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (1:14-cv-01348)

On August 8, 2014, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking the production of agency records concerning healthcare.gov.

CURRENT LITIGATION

Judicial Watch v Department of Defense (No. 1:14-cv-01027)

On June 17, 2014, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the United States Department of Defense (DOD) to obtain records of communications relating to its May 2, 2011, FOIA request for bin Laden death photographs and videos (Judicial Watch v U.S. Department of Defense (No. 1:14-cv-01027)).…

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Judicial Watch v U.S Department of Justice (No. 1:14-cv-01024)

On June 17, 2014, Judicial Watch 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.

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Judicial Watch v Internal Revenue Service (No. 1:13-cv-01559)

On October 9, 2013, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) asking the District Court for the District of Columbia to compel the agency to produce records of all communications relating to the review process for organizations seeking 501(c)(4) non-profit status since January 1,…

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Judicial Watch v Department of Justice (1:14-cv-00816)

On May 16, 2014, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records of communications regarding the investigation into former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, his wife Maureen, and their financial relationship with Star Scientific CEO Jonnie R. Williams Sr. In…

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Judicial Watch v U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of State (No. 1:14-cv-00812)

On May 15, 2014, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Departments of Defense and State to obtain records regarding briefings given to top congressional leaders regarding “the activities of any agency or department of the U.S. government at the Special Mission Compound and/or classified…

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Judicial Watch v U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:14-cv-00896)

Judicial Watch announced today that on May 28, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) on behalf of ATF Fast and Furious whistleblower Special Agent John Dodson. The suit specifically seeks communications between former DOJ Public Affairs Director Tracy Schmaler and Katherine Eban, author of

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Judicial Watch Inc. vs. U.S. Office of Special Counsel

On April 25, 2014, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) to obtain government records related to a June 15, 2010, request for an investigation into possible Hatch Act violations by then-White House staff members Rahm Emanuel and Jim Messina.…

AMICUS CURAE

Brief Filed Challenging Constitutionality of Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief (White Mountain Health Center v. County of Maricopa (1 CA-CV 12-0831)) on March 19, 2013, in the Court of Appeals of the State of Arizona, District One, in support of Maricopa County and the State of Arizona’s lawsuit appealing a December, 4, 2012, Maricopa Superior Court ruling that…

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Judicial Watch v. U.S. Treasury Department (1:13-cv-00199)

Treasury Department sued for records on suspicious approval of Chinese corporation takeover. Judicial Watch, Inc.  has sued the United States Department of Treasury to uncover documents that may confirm suspicious connections between Obama campaign donors and why the Obama Administration approved a recent corporate takeover. The takeover required the