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Canyon County v. Syngenta Seeds, Inc

This Judicial Watch lawsuit is on behalf of an Idaho county seeking to recover costs it has expended providing services to illegal aliens. Canyon County sued four large employers for knowingly hiring many illegal aliens who, during their employment, committed crimes in the County, thereby costing the County money for…


Notra Trulock, III v. Department of Justice, et. al.

Complaint filed by Notra Trulock, III, for Department of Justice compliance with the Freedom of Information Act.


Judicial Watch v. Vermont, Howard Dean, et al.

At issue is whether Dr. Howard Dean, former Vermont Governor, former U.S. President hopeful and now leader of the Democratic National Committee, can do an end run around the Vermont Public Access Laws.Judicial Watch sought and was repeatedly denied access to Dean’s gubernatorial records. In an unprecedented move to seek…


Judicial Watch v. United States Secret Service (No. 06-0310)

Lobbyist Jack Abramoff pleaded guilty to conspiracy, fraud and a host of other charges on January 3, 2006 in exchange for information on his congressional co-conspirators.Statement by Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton


Judicial Watch v. U.S. Air Force (No. 11-349) – Harry Reid travel documents

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the US Air Force (USAF) to obtain documents regarding Senator Harry Reid’s (D-NV) use of USAF aircraft for travel while in office.


Judicial Watch v. Office of the Mayor of Chicago, et al. (No. 09-CH-44990) – documents regarding White House involvement in Chicago Olympic bid

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with Chicago Mayor Richard Daley’s office to obtain records related to the Obama administration’s failed bid to bring the Olympics to Chicago. President Obama tapped White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett to lead the Olympics effort, despite her personal and…


Judicial Watch v. Office of Governor Rod R. Blagojevich (No. 07-CH-1306)

Judicial Watch filed an open records lawsuit against the office of Governor Rod Blagojevich (D-IL), who is under federal investigation on several fronts, including corrupt hiring practices. Judicial Watch’s lawsuit, filed on January 16, 2007 in the Cook County, Illinois Circuit Court, specifically seeks, among other documents, any and all…


Judicial Watch v. Office of the Attorney General


Judicial Watch v. National Energy Policy Development Group, et al.

Cheney Energy Task Force The Bush administration formed the National Energy Policy Development Group to develop the nation’s energy policy in 2001. However, in violation of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, or the open meetings law, as it is better known, the task force refused to turn over information pertaining…


Judicial Watch v. National Archives and Records Administration (No. 07-1267)

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