Entity: DOJ - Civil Division

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications of Burrowed Officials with Right Wing Groups

May 6, 2022
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Division, Office of the Solicitor General, and Executive Office for United States Attorneys seeking communications between burrowed officials with right-wing groups.

FOIA to DOJ Civil Division Seeking ‘Burrowed’ Official’s Communications with Right-wing Groups

February 2, 2022
FOIA request to the Department of Justice Civil Division seeking a "burrowed" official's communications with right-wing groups.

American Oversight v. DOJ — DOJ Records from Final Weeks of Trump Administration

October 8, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Department of Justice to compel the release of records from the presidential transition period, including communications and calendar records of high-ranking officials.

FOIA to DOJ Civil Division Seeking Records of Acting Assistant AG Clark During Transition Period

June 22, 2021
FOIA to the Department of Justice Civil Division seeking records of acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Clark during the presidential transition period.

American Oversight Sues Justice Department for Records of Efforts to Overturn Election

April 20, 2021
The lawsuit seeks details about the attempt to install a Trump loyalist as acting attorney general during the final days of the Trump administration.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ – Top Officials’ Communications Regarding Efforts to Use DOJ to Overturn 2020 Election

April 20, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Justice seeking the release of communication records of high-ranking agency officials, including former acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen and his staff, pertaining to former President Donald Trump’s reported pressure on the DOJ to support in his allies’ attempts overturn the 2020 presidential election results.

DOJ Records Related to Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

February 24, 2021
Records released in response to American Oversight's request to the Department of Justice's Civil Division seeking records for political appointees converting to career status, including resumes and SF-50 forms.

Investigations Update: The Efforts by Trump — and Top Officials — to Overturn the Election

February 2, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into Trump’s efforts to overturn the presidential election and multiple state lawmakers’ ties to the Capitol attack.
Left to right: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, former President Donald Trump, and Maryland Delegate Daniel Cox.

FOIA Request to DOJ Seeking Jeffrey Clark Communications Containing Election-Related Key Terms

January 27, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking the communication records of Jeffrey Clark, previously the acting assistant attorney general for the Civil Division and assistant attorney general for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, containing election-related key terms.

Investigations Update: State and Local Officials Involved in Capitol Attack

January 26, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including the involvement of state attorneys general and local government officials.