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The Docket

CASE ARCHIVE

Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 10-1783) – FOIA case for docs regarding DOJ directing funds to various organizations

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain information about a DOJ policy that directs large sums of cash settlements from DOJ Civil Rights Division discrimination lawsuits to organizations that are not officially connected to these lawsuits.

CASE ARCHIVE

Alexander, et al. v. FBI (Nos. 96-2123/97-1288) – “Filegate”

In the early 1990’s, President and Hillary Clinton violated the privacy rights of their perceived political enemies by wrongly accessing and misusing the FBI files of Reagan and Bush I staffer and others. This scandal became known as “Filegate.” In pursuing its Filegate investigation, Judicial Watch learned with the help…

CURRENT LITIGATION

Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (Case No. 11-1796)

Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits on October 11, 2011 against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to obtain records related to an ATF “gun-running” operation known as Fast

CASE

Judicial Watch v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits on October 11, 2011 against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to obtain records related to an ATF “gun-running” operation known as

AMICUS CURAE

Appellate Court brief defending Georgia’s immigration law the Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011 (IIREA)

CURRENT LITIGATION

Judicial Watch v. National Labor Relations Board (Case No.11-1470)

Judicial Watch  filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on August 15, 2011, against the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seeking records concerning the NLRB’s decision to file a lawsuit against Seattle-based Boeing for opening a $750 million non-union assembly plant in North Charleston, South Carolina to manufacture its Dreamliner…

CURRENT LITIGATION

Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (Case No.12-0922)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that on June 6, 2012 it filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:12-cv-00922)) against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records related to the agency’s decision to block…

AMICUS CURAE

Brief Challenging Constitutionality of Obamacare

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare (Susan Seven-Sky, et al. v. Eric Holder, Jr. et al. (No. 11-5047)). The lawsuit is currently on appeal before the United States Court of…

AMICUS CURAE

Appellate Court brief arguing that non-purchase of health insurance does not count as an “activity” under the Commerce Clause

AMICUS CURAE

In support of California citizens’ rights to defend Proposition 8 when the state government does not



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