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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…

CURRENT LITIGATION

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.…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice & Department of Homeland Security (Case No. 12-1350)

Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on August 15, 2012, against the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for documents related to the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” directive issued on…

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Vern McKinley v. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission (Case No. 12-1176)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that on July 18, 2012, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Vern McKinley v. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission (No. 1:12-cv-01176)) against the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and the

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McKinley v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Case No.12-1175)

Judicial Watch announced today that on July 18, 2012, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit(Judicial Watch v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (No. 1:12-cv-01175)) against the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board) seeking records related to the government bailout of American International…

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Judicial Watch v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System & Federal Open Market Committee (Case No.12-1114)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has sued the Board of Governors for the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), a committee within the Federal Reserve, for records detailing the Fed’s December 2011 taxpayer-funded bailouts of…