Entity: DOJ - Criminal Division

Investigations Update: Covid-19 Medical Supplies Lawsuit, Rio Grande Valley Outbreak, and Operation Legend

August 11, 2020
The latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's pandemic coordination with states, the deployment of federal agents to cities, and other issues.
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FOIA to DOJ Criminal Division Seeking Communications Regarding Operation Legend

August 5, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice's Criminal Division seeking the communications of top officials regarding Operation Legend.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Operation Legend Arrest Data

August 5, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking documents regarding arrests performed by personnel deployed as part of the DOJ's Operation Legend.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Numbers of Personnel Deployed in Operation Legend

August 5, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking records regarding the number of federal personnel deployed to American cities as part of Operation Legend.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Documents Reflecting Violent-Crime Reduction Strategy of DOJ’s Operation Legend

August 5, 2020
FOIA records requests to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking directives and guidance regarding any strategy by which DOJ’s Operation Legend would reduce violent crime.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Directives Related to DOJ’s Operation Legend

August 5, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security seeking directives and guidance regarding the implementation of DOJ’s Operation Legend in American cities.

Newly Unearthed Documents Show Multiple Meetings Between Giuliani and Barr — and Gowdy — in 2019

July 16, 2020
In the two months between Trump’s infamous “do me a favor” call and the announcement of the impeachment investigation, Barr met with both Giuliani and Gowdy.
(Photo of Giuliani by Gage Skidmore)

News Roundup: Who Will Watch the Inspectors General?

May 8, 2020
Every week seems to bring a new example of President Donald Trump’s disdain — or fear — of independent oversight.

FOIA to DOJ’s Criminal Division Seeking Communications Related to Supreme Court Nominations

May 5, 2020
FOIA the Department of Justice's Criminal Division seeking emails related to the Supreme Court nomination and confirmation process.

News Roundup: Rising Coronavirus Fears and Sinking Public Trust

March 6, 2020
The uncertainty and fear surrounding the coronavirus have laid bare the deadly consequences of President Donald Trump’s demand for obsequious loyalty and a refusal to take responsibility for mistakes.