Case Number: 18-9363

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
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News Roundup: Trump Administration’s Defiance of Congressional Subpoenas

April 26, 2019
Trump and his administration are refusing to even negotiate in good faith with congressional investigators.

LDF and American Oversight File Lawsuit for DOJ Records of Census Citizenship Question

October 15, 2018
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) have sued the Department of Justice (DOJ) to compel the release of records detailing the department's role in the decision to reinstate a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census. The lawsuit filed Friday by LDF, along with non-partisan ethics watchdog American Oversight, asks the court to order DOJ to comply with a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request submitted by LDF seeking a range of documents about the citizenship question.

Complaint: NAACP LDF v DOJ – Census Citizenship Question

October 12, 2018
Lawsuit filed by the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund against the Department of Justice, seeking the release of records related to the inclusion of the a citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 Census. American Oversight is serving as co-counsel in this litigation.