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CURRENT LITIGATION

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…

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Judicial Watch v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Case No. 12-931)

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. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (No. 1:12-cv-00931)) against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to obtain records detailing President Obama’s controversial

AMICUS CURAE

Brief in Support of Tennessee’s Attempt to Remove Ineligible Voters from Voter Registration Lists

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief (Lincoln Davis v. Tre Hargett, Tennessee Secretary of State and Mark Goins, Tennessee Coordinator of Elections (No. 2:12-cv-00023)) on June 8, 2012, with the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville Division in support of Tennessee’s attempts to remove ineligible registrations from the

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Judicial Watch v. Department of State and FBI (Case No.12-893)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State and Federal Bureau of Investigations (No. 1:12-cv-00893)) on June 4, 2012, against the State Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

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Brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Opposition to Race-Based Admission Policies at the University of Texas at Austin

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Abigail Noel Fisher.  The brief was filed jointly with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF).  The filing supports Fisher’s claim that race-based admission policies of the University of Texas at Austin violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to

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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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New Brief in Lawsuit to Stop Maryland Community College from Providing In-State Tuition Benefits to Illegal Aliens

Judicial Watch filed a new brief (Michael Lee Phillips, et al v. Board of Trustees Montgomery College (No. 01319)) in its taxpayer lawsuit against Maryland’s Montgomery College over the school’s unlawful policy of charging discounted “in county” tuition rates to students who graduate from Montgomery County public high schools, regardless of their place of

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Family Research Council v. Department of Navy (Case No. 12-589)

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 against the U.S. Department of the Navy on behalf of the Family Research Council (FRC). The FOIA lawsuit, (Family Research Council, Inc. v. Department of the Navy (No. 1:12-cv-00589)),…