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JW Sues Department of Labor for “Stonewalling” Records Relating to Visit of Obama Labor Secretary to CASA de Maryland Training Centers for Illegal Aliens

 Solis reportedly told center graduates, “The federal laws are very clear and protect all workers equally, whether or not they have papers” Current Labor Secretary Nominee Thomas Perez Served as Group’s President (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on March 14, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information Act…


JW Obtains FBI Records Detailing Banking Activity and Purchases Linking Anwar al-Aulaqi and 9/11 Hijackers

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it received documents on March 4, 2013 from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that raise new questions about close ties between Anwar al Aulaqi, the U.S.-born terrorist assassinated by a U.S. drone in Yemen on September 30, 2011, and Nawaf al Hazmi…


FOIA Documents Reveal Sequestration Propaganda in HHS Letters to Governors of All 50 States

 Documents reveal partisan attacks, questionable claims about teacher layoffs and HHS Secretary Sebelius admission that sequestration would not affect agency operations (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it received documents on March 19, 2013, from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing that Deputy Secretary of


Brief filed: Challenging Constitutionality of Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

‘Just as no state can license or regulate bank robbery, Arizona cannot license or regulate marijuana, even if for some purportedly desirable purpose.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed an amicus curiae brief (White Mountain Health Center v. County of


Judicial Watch Statement on the Nomination of Thomas Perez as U.S. Secretary of Labor

 ‘Thomas Perez has shown a glaring inability to follow his sworn duties to tell the truth and dispassionately apply the basic constitutional tenet of equal justice under law.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement today regarding the nomination of Thomas Perez to be the…


Judicial Watch and Ask Appellate Court to Order New Vote on Question 5 Allowing Maryland’s Gerrymandering of State’s Congressional Districts

Appeal Alleges “The ballot language was unlawfully misleading because it failed to describe the ‘true nature’ of Senate Bill 1, which was political gerrymandering.”  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed an appeal with the Maryland Court of Special Appeals on behalf of against Maryland…


JW Investigates HPV Injury Compensation Program

Documents Obtained by Judicial Watch Reveal 200 Claims Filed with HHS for HPV Vaccine Injuries and Deaths, 49 Compensated  Documents Reveal that the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) has Paid Out Nearly $6 million in Claims to Victims of Controversial HPV (human papillomavirus) Vaccine, including Families of Two Dead…


Judicial Watch Announces Major Sponsorship of CPAC: The Ronald Reagan Dinner

National Watchdog Group Will Have Significant Presence at Conservative Activist Gathering (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announces its participation as a major sponsor of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), March 14-16, 2013, at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD.  Judicial Watch


JW Victory: Court Rules Obama Department of Homeland Security Violated FOIA with Stealth Amnesty Secrecy

Court Orders Document Release over DHS Objections  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Obama Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had failed to comply with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in a Judicial Watch lawsuit…


Judicial Watch Sues U.S. Department of State for Details on $400,000 Benghazi Security Contract

 State Department first denied hiring of security guards, then admitted having provided false information after WIRED magazine expose (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State seeking access to records concerning a contract totaling nearly…

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