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CURRENT LITIGATION

Judicial Watch v. Federal Housing Finance Agency (Case No. 12-346)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on March 5, 2012, against the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) for documents related to a lawsuit filed by the…

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Judicial Watch v. FBI and Department of Justice (Case No.12-1183)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:12-cv-01183)) against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Energy (Case No. 12-171)

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 Energy (DOE) to obtain records regarding a $529 million loan granted by the DOE to Fisker Automotive for the manufacture of…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Defense & Central Intelligence Agency (Case No. 12-00049)

Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on January 13, 2012, against the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to obtain documents regarding meetings and communications between government agencies and Kathryn

CASE

Judicial Watch v. Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (Case No. 12-0921)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (No. 12-0921)) on June 6, 2012, with the Obama Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) seeking access…

FEATURED CASE

Judicial Watch v. U.S. Secret Service (Case No.12-1562)

Judicial Watch announced that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on September 20, 2012, against the United States Secret Service to obtain records detailing any government funds expended on First Daughter Malia Obama’s March 2012 Spring Break vacation to Mexico. On March 19, 2012, the Obama White House reportedly…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (Case No. 12-1510)

Judicial Watch announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:12-cv-01510)) against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking access to Operation Fast and Furious records withheld from Congress by President Obama under executive privilege on June 20, 2012. Judicial Watch seeks…

AMICUS CURAE

Brief for State Legislators with Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in Support of Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief (Viviette Applewhite, et al. v. The Common Wealth of Pennsylvania, et al. (No. 71 Map 2012)) with the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in support of Act 18, a Pennsylvania voter ID law which requires voters to produce a Pennsylvania driver’s license or another government-issued photo ID, such as…

AMICUS CURAE

Brief in California State Supreme Court in Support of Law Banning “Same-Sex Marriage”

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae (No. 12-144) brief with the United States Supreme Court in conjunction with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in support of California’s Proposition 8, which states that “only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” On February 7, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth

AMICUS CURAE

Brief Supporting the Right of All Persons to Obtain Public Records from All State and Local Governments

Judicial Watch on August 29, 2012 it filed an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court in conjunction with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) asking the High Court to take the case to resolve a Virginia lawsuit involving the constitutional right of American citizens to obtain records from state governments(Mark J.…