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Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit for Clinton Email Metadata

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it filed a lawsuit seeking access to two of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails in their original, native format (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:15-cv-01414)).  The native format contains metadata, which provides details such as server information and hidden…


Judicial Watch: FEC Must Investigate Democratic National Committee for Employing Illegal Alien to Craft 2016 Political Message

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission requesting that it investigate the Democratic National Committee (DNC) for having “knowingly hired” an illegal alien, Cindy Nava, to help craft the committee’s 2016 political message and communications.  Judicial Watch filed its complaint…


Judicial Watch Files for Preliminary Injunction to Halt Native Hawaiian-Only Separatist Election

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Motion for a Preliminary Injunction to halt a native Hawaiian election in which voter registration was restricted both by race and by a strict adherence to specified political viewpoints. The motion was filed on behalf of the five Hawaiian…


Judicial Watch Files Amicus Brief Asking Supreme Court To Require Fourth Circuit to Follow Three-Judge Court Act in Maryland Gerrymandering Challenge

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to affirm the Three-Judge Court Act, a law requiring three federal judges to be empaneled to hear key federal lawsuits concerning redistricting, voting rights, and other key constitutional…


Judicial Watch Statement in Response to Obama IRS Disclosure of New Lois Lerner Email Account

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton issued the following statement today regarding the recent court filing by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revealing the existence of an alias email address used by Lois Lerner, former director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the IRS: It is remarkable that…


Court Ordered State Department to Dialogue with FBI about Records on Hillary Clinton’s Server

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that Judge Emmet G. Sullivan today ordered the State Department to begin an effort to coordinate with the FBI in a search for records responsive to Judicial Watch’s FOIA request on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s server and thumb drives now in possession…


Records Reveal Michelle Obama June Trip to UK, Italy Cost Taxpayers $240,495.67 in Flight Expenses Alone

First Lady, daughters, and mother spent week touring London, England; Milan, Venice, and Vicenza, Italy   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on August 5, 2015, it obtained flight expense records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing that Michelle Obama’s June 2015 trip to the…


Judicial Watch: State Department Did Not Provide Secure BlackBerry to Hillary Clinton

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that the State Department asserts in its most recent filing with the court the State Department did not issue personal computing devices to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and possibly destroyed the Blackberries of her aides Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills: [The State…


Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit Seeking Records on Justice Department Decision to “Legalize” Internet Gambling

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking documents regarding the Department of Justice’s 2011 ruling that the Wire Act of 1961 and other laws prohibiting online gambling, such as the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement…


Federal Judge Grants Early Hearing for Hillary Email Case

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the recent court order granting Judicial Watch’s request for a hearing this week, on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 12:00 p.m., which had previously been scheduled for September: The Obama administration’s obstruction of the courts and our…

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