Entity: Department of Justice

DOJ Communications Between the Office of the Attorney General and John Durham

April 2, 2021
Department of Justice records reflecting meetings with U.S. Attorney John Durham. These records were in response to American Oversight's request for DOJ communications between the Offices of the Attorney General and the Deputy Attorney General and Durham or his first assistant.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Attack on Voting Rights

April 1, 2021
As the nation reacts to the voting restrictions signed into law in Georgia, threats to democracy are alive across the country.

Bureau of Prisons Records Show Agency’s Lack of Mitigation Measures Early in the Pandemic

April 1, 2021
American Oversight has obtained documents that contain Federal Bureau of Prisons emails from the spring of 2020.

DOJ Records of Emails Between Stephen Miller and Gene Hamilton, Jeff Sessions

March 31, 2021
Records released by the U.S. Department of Justice in response to a FOIA lawsuit brought by American Oversight. The records contain emails between White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller and senior DOJ official Gene Hamilton, as well as between Miller and the office of then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

DOJ Calendars for Gene Hamilton and Other Senior Staff Officials

March 31, 2021
Records from the Department of Justice (DOJ) in response to American Oversight's request for the calendar records of DOJ Official Gene Hamilton. These records include entries from 2018 and 2019.

Records Shed New Light on DOJ ‘Denaturalization’ Section

March 26, 2021
The head of the controversial Justice Department section created by the Trump administration described himself in his application for the position as being “passionate about civil denaturalization.”

DOJ Text Message Communications for Former Attorney General Barr

March 26, 2021
Records from the Department of Justice in response to American Oversight’s request for former Attorney General William Barr’s text messages.

Attorney General Barr’s DOJ Calendars and Phone Logs

March 25, 2021
Records from the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy in response to American Oversight's request for Attorney General William Barr’s calendars and phone logs.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with RAGA or RLDF

March 22, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking communications between select senior officials and any representative of the Republican Attorneys General Association or the Rule of Law Defense Fund.

No Records Response from DOJ Regarding Directives to Designate Antifa as a Terrorist Organization

March 18, 2021
The Department of Justice stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for directives, memos, or other official documents regarding designating “Antifa” or similar groups as terrorist organizations. In May 2020, former President Donald Trump tweeted that the U.S. planned to designate Antifa as a terrorist organization despite experts saying it would be unconstitutional to do so.