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7 New FOIA Lawsuits to Force the Release of Clinton Emails

On May 6, 2015, Judicial Watch announced that it filed seven Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the State Department in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to obtain the release of documents about the Clinton email scandal, including emails of her top aide Huma Abedin…

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Judicial Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:15-cv-00646)

On April 29, 2015, Judicial Watch announced that it filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to obtain the release of documents regarding Hillary Clinton’s efforts to gain approval for use of an iPhone or iPad to conduct official business while she was secretary…

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Judicial Watch v. Internal Revenue Service (No. 1:15-cv-00220)

On April 14, 2015, Judicial Watch announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seeking “any and all records” related to the selection of both individuals and organizations for audits based upon applications filed requesting nonprofit tax status. The lawsuit was filed in the District…

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Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (No. 1:15-cv-00223)

On February 13, 2015, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking “any and all” records concerning contracts and consultancy agreements between the HHS and Jonathan Gruber, the Obamacare architect who controversially referenced “the stupidity of the American voter” in describing

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Edward “Bud” Tuffly v. U. S. Department of Homeland Security (No.2:15-cv-00067)

On January 15, 2015, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on behalf of Edward “Bud” Tuffly II, a concerned citizen and former Border Patrol agent, against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to obtain records regarding the release of thousands of illegal aliens allegedly in anticipation of “sequestration” budget cuts.

AMICUS CURAE

State of North Carolina, et al. v League of Women Voters of North Carolina, et al.

On February 2, 2015, Judicial Watch joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) to file an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in opposition to a lower court ruling preventing North Carolina’s implementation of its election integrity reform law.

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David King, et al. v. Sylvia Burwell, et al., (No. 14-114)

On December 24, 2014, Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief in support of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the IRS and the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Treasury over a decision by the agencies to ignore a key provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Sharyl Attkisson and Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No:1:14-cv-01944)

On November 19, 2014, Judicial Watch announced it joined investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson to file a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking “any and all records” relating to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and other records on the award-winning correspondent. The request…

AMICUS CURAE

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al. v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. (No. 13-1371)

On November 24, 2014, Judicial Watch joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of the State of Texas’ appeal of a lower court ruling upholding a federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) interpretation that imposes liability on…

CURRENT LITIGATION

Judicial Watch v. Internal Revenue Service (No. 1:14-cv-01872)

On November 6, 2014, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seeking “any and all records” relating to the agency’s “monitoring of churches and other tax exempt religious organizations” for alleged political activity. The lawsuit also seeks communications between the IRS and the…



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