Entity: Department of Justice

News Roundup: Investigating the Fallout from Spring’s DHS Shakeup

July 19, 2019
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before Congress this week, with lawmakers confronting him about the poor conditions at migrant detention centers.

FOIA to DOJ for Records Relating to the National Institute of Justice and the Hudson Institute

July 19, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Justice for records relating to the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and NIJ's selection of the Hudson Institute to host an independent committee required by the First Step Act in April, 2019.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with Representatives of the Trump Organization and Trump Transition Team

July 17, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Justice seeking communications with individuals with ties to the Trump Organization and Trump Transition Team.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Declaration of John Gore Related to His Use of Personal Email for Official Purposes

July 10, 2019
FOIA to DOJ seeking declaration executed by John Gore in support of a motion to prevent a search of his personal email accounts for communications concerning official agency business.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with Thomas Hofeller and Mark Neuman

July 9, 2019
FOIA to Department of Justice seeking all email communications between specified agency personnel involved in discussions about the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census and Thomas Hofeller or A. Mark Neuman.

Celebrating Government Transparency This Fourth of July

July 4, 2019
As Trump attempts to turn what has traditionally been a nonpartisan celebration into a party for donors, we're celebrating the power that an informed public can have in a democracy.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Any Legal Analysis Supporting State’s Emergency Declaration to Sell Arms to Middle Eastern Countries

July 3, 2019
FOIA to DOJ requesting any legal analysis supporting or relied on for Secretary Pompeo's determination that an emergency exists requiring the immediate sale of arms to Middle Eastern countries, including analysis regarding the legality of using such an emergency declaration or State Department's ability to use a declaration to waive congressional review requirements.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Any Records Reflecting Legal Analysis Supporting State’s Emergency Declaration to Sell Arms to Middle Eastern Countries

July 3, 2019
FOIA to DOJ requesting any records reflecting legal analysis supporting or relied on for Secretary Pompeo's determination that an emergency exists requiring the immediate sale of arms to Middle Eastern countries, including analysis regarding the legality of using such an emergency declaration or State Department's ability to use a declaration to waive congressional review requirements.

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
(Photo: Paul A. Fagan)

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ – Miranda Communications

June 28, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against Department of Justice seeking communications between Manuel Miranda and DOJ offices in order to shed light on a scandal associated with Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh.