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JW Sues CIA for Transcript of Brennan Call with Journalists Revealing Details of Foiled Terrorist Plot to Bomb U.S. Airliner

Details of plot from CIA chief while top Obama counterterrorism adviser may undercut Obama administration claims that AP story ‘put the American people at risk.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on June 21, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch, Inc. v.…


JW Sues Secret Service for Records Detailing Costs of Luxury Vacations Taken by Obama, First Lady, and Biden

FOIA lawsuit seeks expenditure records of U.S. Government funds for Obama’s Palm Beach ‘weekend with the boys, presidential style,’ First Lady’s, VP’s ski vacations to Aspen (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit on June 21, 2013, in the United States…


Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Revealing HHS Plans for High-Level Hiring Surge on Day Obamacare Passed

Records also show that former White House staffer, now president of Enroll America, worked with key House Democrat staffers to exclude Republicans from Obamacare briefings (Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch announced today that, through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) investigation, it has obtained documents revealing that on the day…


JW Sues Obama State Department for Talking Points and Updates Given to Susan Rice Related to Benghazi Attack

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on June 21, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit in the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the Obama Department of State seeking records relating to “updates and/or talking points” given to U.N. Ambassador…


Judicial Watch Asks Federal Court to Order Release of bin Laden Funeral and Burial Documents

‘The necessity of conducting the global war on terror should not render the U.S. government so afraid of its own shadow that it refuses to release truthful information to the American people when required by FOIA.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a key motion…


Judicial Watch Sues State Department for Documents about Possible Clinton Conflicts of Interest

(Washington, D.C.) – Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of State to obtain documents pertaining to possible conflicts of interest between the actions taken by Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State…


Judicial Watch Files Response in Lawsuit over Cook County, IL, Sherriff’s Refusal to Honor ICE Immigration Detainers

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed a response in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, opposing a motion to dismiss the organization’s April lawsuit challenging Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart’s refusal to honor U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainers or cooperate with ICE in…


Documents Obtained by Judicial Watch Detail Role of Justice Department in Organizing Trayvon Martin Protests

Document: DOJ Community Relations Service was deployed to Sanford, FL, “to provide technical assistance for the preparation of possible marches and rallies related to the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old African American male.”  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained documents in response to local, state,…


Washington’s Summer Interns are Cordially Invited to a Special Seminar

‘How to Fight Corruption in Washington’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, a conservative, nonpartisan educational foundation that promotes transparency, accountability and integrity in government, politics and the law, will host a free and entertaining educational program to benefit think tank, press and Capitol Hill interns. Lunch will be provided. Date:…


Judicial Watch Files Amicus Curiae Brief with U.S. Supreme Court In Support of Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

Sixth Circuit ruling against referendum ban on considering race in college admissions constitutes “a dangerous erosion of the people’s right to democratic self-governance.” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court of…

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