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Judicial Watch Sues DOJ, City of NY and NYPD for Information on Unsolved Murder of a New York Policeman at Nation of Islam Mosque

New York lawsuit refutes NYPD claim that investigation into 45-year-old murder ‘remains active and ongoing’  FOIA lawsuit raises questions of possible FBI involvement, having provoked incident with fake ‘10-13’ officer in distress phone call  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed suit against the Justice Department,…


Judicial Watch Statement on State Department Release of Huma Abedin’s Government Documents on Weiner’s Laptop

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding today’s pending 3:00 pm (Eastern) release by the U.S. Department of State of Huma Abedin’s work-related documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that were found on her estranged husband Anthony Weiner’s personal laptop. This is a…


Judicial Watch Files Amicus Curiae Brief Urging Federal Court to Unseal Depositions of IRS Officials Lerner, Paz in Tea Party Targeting Case

‘[T]he IRS continues to this day to withhold from the public in Judicial Watch’s main IRS case … email communications with Lois Lerner and/or Holly Paz …’ – Judicial Watch Amicus Brief (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch last week asked a federal court to unseal the depositions of Lois Lerner,…


Judicial Watch Sues FBI for Records About Removal of Former Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok From Mueller Operation

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for records about the removal and reassignment of Peter Strzok, a former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI, from the special counsel’s investigative team led…


Judicial Watch: State Department Made Deal with Hillary Clinton to Keep Call Log, Schedules Secret

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released new U.S. Department of State documents showing former Secretary Hillary Clinton and her then-Deputy Chief of Staff Huma Abedin were permitted to remove electronic and physical records under a claim they were “personal” materials and “unclassified, non-record materials,” including files of Clinton’s calls…


Judicial Watch Sues California and Los Angeles Over Dirty Voter Registration Rolls

‘Eleven of California’s 58 counties have registration rates exceeding 100% of the age-eligible citizenry.’   ‘California has the highest rate of inactive registrations of any state in the country. Los Angeles County has the highest number of inactive registrations of any single county in the country’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced…


Judicial Watch Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Reverse Lower Court Ruling Granting Unchecked Administrative Power to FCC to Impose Net Neutrality

D.C. Circuit Decision Unlawfully ‘Undermined the Constitutional Separation of Powers’ and Threatens to ‘Destroy Enormous Amounts of National Wealth’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it joined the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in submitting an amici curiae brief to the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the court to hear the appeal…


Judicial Watch: New Justice Department Records Show Strong Support by Mueller Deputy Andrew Weissmann, Other Top DOJ Officials for Yates’ Refusal to Enforce President Trump Travel Ban

‘I am so proud. And in awe. Thank you so much. All my deepest respects’ – Andrew Weissmann, then-Chief of Justice Department Criminal Fraud Section (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released two productions (335 pages and 44 pages) of Justice Department (DOJ) documents showing strong support by top DOJ…


California Court Rejects Attempt to Throw Out Judicial Watch Taxpayer Lawsuit Against San Francisco’s Illegal Immigrant Sanctuary Policies

Lawsuit Challenges San Francisco Sheriff’s Restrictions on Deputies’ Communication with ICE About Inmate’s Immigration Status and Release Dates San Francisco Sanctuary Policy Protected Illegal Alien Jose Ines Garcia Zarate  Found Not Guilty of Killing Kate Steinle  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced that the Superior Court of California, San


Judicial Watch Releases 29 Pages of FBI Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting Documents Previously Withheld by Justice Department

FBI Concerned About Preventing Damage from Leakers  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 29 pages of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) documents related to the June 27, 2016, tarmac meeting between former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton. The documents show that FBI officials were more concerned about leaks than the

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