Document Type: Litigation

Complaint: American Oversight v. IRS — Communications Regarding James Comey and Andrew McCabe

November 17, 2022
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Internal Revenue Service seeking to compel the release of Trump political appointees’ communications regarding James Comey and Andrew McCabe.

American Oversight v. Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf, et al — Communications with Election Deniers

November 4, 2022
Lawsuit filed against Sheriff Dar Leaf of Barry County, Mich., seeking the release of records of communications about Leaf's "investigation" into voter fraud in the 2020 election, including with True the Vote and other prominent election deniers.

Court Filings: American Oversight v. Kentucky Office of the Attorney General – Ballot Integrity Task Force Records

October 11, 2022
Opinion and order in the lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General for policy documents, agendas, meeting minutes, or similar records from the state’s Ballot Integrity Task Force.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Treasury and DFC — Kushner and Mnuchin Travel

October 6, 2022
Complaint filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation seeking records related to international travel by Jared Kushner and former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in late 2020 and early 2021.

Complaint: American Oversight v. South Dakota Office of the Governor and DLR — Gov. Noem’s Travel Expense Records and Specific Legal Costs

September 20, 2022
Lawsuit filed against the South Dakota Office of the Governor and South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation seeking the release of Gov. Kristi Noem’s travel expense records as well as records concerning legal costs from the alleged forced retirement of a state employee.

Court Decision: American Oversight v. Arizona Senate — Maricopa County Audit Records

August 31, 2022
Arizona Supreme Court decision in American Oversight’s litigation against the Arizona Senate seeking the release of records concerning the “audit” of the November 2020 presidential election results in Maricopa County, Ariz. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. State, HHS, and CDC — Records Related to Title 42

August 22, 2022
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Department of State, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeking the release of records concerning Title 42.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Virginia Office of the Governor — Teacher Tip Line Records and Communications

August 8, 2022
Lawsuit filed against the Virginia Office of the Governor seeking documents, policies, and communications related to the “inherently divisive concepts” tip line established by Gov. Glenn Youngkin for parents to report teachers and school officials for teaching particular types of content.

Complaint: American Oversight v. EAC — Officials’ Communications and Calendars

August 2, 2022
Lawsuit filed against the U.S. Election Assistance Commission seeking the release of records requested by American Oversight reflecting board members’ communications with the Heritage Foundation and ‘Big Lie’ advocates. This lawsuit also seeks records related to board member Cleta Mitchel’s possible conflicts of interest.

Order: American Oversight v. Arizona Senate – Maricopa County Election ‘Audit’

July 15, 2022
Second court order for Arizona Senate and Cyber Ninjas Inc. to immediately turn over to American Oversight any and all documents with a substantial nexus to the "audit," excluding those within the pending claim of legislative privilege.