Document Type: Litigation

Complaint: American Oversight v. Georgia State Election Board — Open Meetings Act Violation

July 18, 2024
American Oversight’s lawsuit against three members of Georgia’s State Election Board for convening an illegal meeting in violation of the state’s Open Meetings Act in which proposals not previously announced or shared with the public were considered.

Letter to Georgia State Election Board Regarding an unlawful July, 12, 2024 Meeting

July 15, 2024
American Oversight’s letter to the Georgia State Election Board regarding an unlawfully-conducted meeting that took place Friday, July 12, 2024.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Arizona Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb – Communications and Records

May 29, 2024
Complaint filed by American Oversight against Pinal County, Ariz., Sheriff Mark Lamb to compel the release of specific records, including communications with organizations and individuals who falsely claim widespread voter fraud, documents related to his attendance at a Federation for American Immigration Reform rally in 2022, and records that shed light on his connections to the “constitutional sheriffs” movement. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU is serving as co-counsel in this complaint).

Complaint: American Oversight v. OPM – Schedule F Communications and Guidance

May 28, 2024
American Oversight’s lawsuit against the U.S. Office of Personnel and Management seeking the release of communications, guidance, and directives related to “Schedule F” in the Excepted Service, which allowed for the potential to remove due process protections for many career federal employees by reclassifying large sections of the federal workforce.

Complaint: American Oversight v. HHS and OMB – Health Care Emails

May 17, 2024
American Oversight lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Management and Budget seeking the release of communications with Congress regarding health care reform.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Gov. DeSantis — Delay in Release of Public Records

May 13, 2024
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the office of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis alleging it has engaged in a pattern or practice of failing to properly respond to public records requests in violation of state law.

Complaint and Court Filings: American Oversight v. Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel – Deletion of Election Investigation Documents in Violation of Wisconsin Law

February 19, 2024
American Oversight's lawsuit to stop the Office of Special Counsel from deleting public documents in violation of the state's public records retention law, and related filings.

Complaint and Court Filings: American Oversight v. Texas Gov. Abbott and Attorney General Paxton – Records of Communications

January 17, 2024
American Oversight's lawsuit against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton seeking the release of records of certain communications, including official messages sent using personal accounts or devices.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Cochise County, Ariz. — Records Regarding Election Administration Changes

January 10, 2024
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against Cochise County, Ariz., to compel the release of records concerning the county's certification of 2022 election results, election administration changes, and communications with election deniers.

Amicus Brief: U.S. v. Donald Trump – Trump Election Interference

December 29, 2023
Amicus brief filed by American Oversight in support of dismissal for lack of jurisdiction in U.S. v. Donald Trump, the criminal case charging former President Donald Trump with attempting to subvert the 2020 presidential election.