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Judicial Watch v. the Federal Bureau of Investigation (No. 10-593) – John Murtha PMA Group documents

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for stonewalling the release of documents regarding the late Pennsylvania Congressman John Murtha’s long history of allegedly corrupt behavior, including his connection to the ongoing FBI probe of a congressional earmarking scandal involving…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of the Treasury (No. 10-302) – AIG TARP documents

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Obama Treasury Department to obtain documents regarding meetings involving Kenneth Feinberg, special master for executive compensation under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP); AIG Chairman Robert Benmosche; and New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley. Feinberg,

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Judicial Watch v. Department of the Treasury (No. 09-1508) – TARP evaluation process and Barney Frank and OneUnited Bank documents

On August 11, 2009, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Treasury Department for failing to comply with a FOIA request filed on January 23, 2009 which requested any records regarding the evaluation process that the Treasury used to determine which banks received funds from…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of the Treasury (No. 09-1427) – Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac bailout documents

The federal government has already applied $86 billion to bailout the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the cost to American taxpayers is expected to reach $200 billion by the end of 2010. On February 5, 2009, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 11-803) – communications concerning decision to not support DOMA

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records of communications regarding the decision to not actively defend Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 11-500) – documents regarding communications between the DOJ and NAACP about U.S. v. New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to force the Department of Justice (DOJ) to respond to a FOIA request filed November 2, 2010, for documents regarding communication between the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Legal Defense…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 11-426) – documents regarding then-Solicitor General Elena Kagan’s role in drafting “Obamacare”

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain documents detailing Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan’s participation in discussions related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of March 23, 2010, also known as Obamacare, while she served as…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (No. 10-851) – documents regarding dismissal of case U.S. v. New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense

Judicial Watch filed its lawsuit against the Justice Department to obtain documents regarding the DOJ’s decision to dismiss the voter intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense.On September 15, the Justice Department provided a list of documents which they would be producing — called a Vaughn index — which…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (No. 11-725) – communications regarding the Virginia nun-killer case

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to obtain records detailing Homeland Security’s investigation of Carlos Martinelly-Montano, an illegal alien who allegedly struck and killed a Virginia Benedictine nun in a drunk driving accident on August 1, 2010. Judicial Watch…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Health and Human Services (No. 11-608) – documents regarding creation of advertisements promoting Obamacare

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Obama Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to obtain records related to the creation and funding of advertisements pushing the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. Following a previous FOIA request, Judicial Watch obtained documents showing that…