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CURRENT LITIGATION

Sturgeon v. City of Los Angeles (No. BC484190)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced that it filed a taxpayer lawsuit yesterday against the Los Angeles Police Department, Police Chief Charlie Beck and members of the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners over Special Order 7, a new policy that seeks to regulate…

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Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Transportation (No. 12-324)

Judicial Watchfiled a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on February 29, 2012, against the Obama Department of Transportation (DOT) to obtain records concerning the construction of the proposed California High-Speed Rail (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Transportation (No. 12-324)). The Obama administration has pledged $3.3 billion in federal funds

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Interior & Department of Treasury (Case No. 12-170)

Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on February 1, 2012, against the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Department of the Treasury for records regarding a controversial $1.2 billion government loan guarantee from the…

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Judicial Watch v. US Navy (No. 12-172)

Judicial Watch filed this lawsuit for records regarding a controversial $1.2 billion government loan guarantee from the Obama Department of Energy to SunPower, a California solar company reportedly $820 million in debt.  A similar lawsuit was filed on the same date by Judicial Watch against the U.S. Departments of Interior…

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Judicial Watch v. Office of Management and Budget (Case No. 11-2141)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced that it filed today separate lawsuits against the Obama Department of Energy and Office of Management and Budget to obtain records regarding the taxpayer funded government loan provided to the now bankrupt green energy company Solyndra. On September 5, 2011,

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Defense (No. 11-863) – Able Danger

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Defense (DOD) to obtain documents related to a military planning effort to deploy information technology against international terrorism called Able Danger.

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Philips, et al. v Board of Trustees of Montgomery College (No. V342882) – – taxpayer supported funding for illegal aliens to attend Montgomery College

Judicial Watch filed this lawsuit on behalf of Montgomery County taxpayers Michael Lee Philips, Patricia Fenati, and David Drake against the Board of Trustees of Maryland’s Montgomery College for unlawfully charging discounted “in county” tuition rates to students who graduate from Montgomery County public high schools, regardless of their place…

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Judicial Watch v. Social Security Administration (No. 06-2034) – “no match” letter statistics

On June 6, 2006, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Social Security Administration (SSA) for statistical data regarding “No Match” letters sent to employers when new employee information is sent to the SSA. In a response letter dated June 29, 2006, the SSA refused…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (No. 11-604) – documents regarding reviews and dismissals of pending immigration cases

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to obtain documents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regarding President Obama’s “stealth amnesty” for illegal aliens. The lawsuit followed DHS’s non-responsiveness to an August 30, 2010, FOIA request seeking the following information: Any and all records of, and/or…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (No. 04-0907) – alien crossings due to Bush Amnesty Program

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to force compliance with a FOIA request for records concerning surveys of illegal aliens which asked whether the aliens crossed the border in response to President George W. Bush’s amnesty program.