Case Number: 19-877

DOJ Communications Regarding the Wire Act

September 5, 2020
Department of Justice (DOJ) records in response to American Oversight's request for communications with Congress and the White House about the Wire Act. American Oversight sought these records after DOJ issued a new interpretation of the Wire Act in January 2019.

News Roundup: Casinos and Questions

May 10, 2019
Climate change, the Mueller report, and three new lawsuits.
Donald Trump and Matt Schlapp in 2018 (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Lawsuit Seeks Records of Casino Industry Lobbying Efforts

March 27, 2019
OLC’s reinterpretation of the Wire Act aligns with restrictions long sought by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ – Wire Act

March 27, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against DOJ to investigate the administration’s reversal of a 2011 Office of Legal Counsel opinion that limited Wire Act prohibitions to sports betting, and whether the decision was made to benefit Trump donor Sheldon Adelson.

FOIA Request to DOJ Seeking Emails sent by Acosta Between 2003 and 2009

March 16, 2017
FOIA to DOJ seeking emails sent by R. Alexander Acosta between 2003 and 2009.

FOIA Request to DOJ Seeking Records Related to the 2004 Acosta Letter About Voter Protections

March 16, 2017
FOIA to DOJ seeking records relating to a 2004 letter from R. Alexander Acosta regarding voter protections.