Entity: Department of Justice

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with External Police Organizations

May 23, 2019
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications with external police organizations regarding external influence over former Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Nov. 2018 memorandum limiting police consent decrees.

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Conservative Influence over Changing U.S. Strategy Towards Women and LGBT Rights

May 20, 2019
FOIA to DOJ determining the extent of conservative, anti-abortion, and anti-LGBT groups' influence on the U.S. delegation to the UN Committee on the Status of Women.

News Roundup: Casinos and Questions

May 10, 2019
Climate change, the Mueller report, and three new lawsuits.
Donald Trump and Matt Schlapp in 2018 (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with the White House Surrounding the Mueller Report Release

May 9, 2019
FOIA to DOJ seeking records reflecting communications with the White House around the time period of the Mueller Report's completion and Attorney General Barr's public statements about its contents.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with Senators Surrounding the Mueller Report Release

May 9, 2019
FOIA to DOJ seeking records reflecting communications with Senators Graham, McConnell, and Grassley around the time period of the Mueller Report's completion and Attorney General Barr's public statements about its contents.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with the President’s Private Attorneys Surrounding the Mueller Report Release

May 9, 2019
FOIA to DOJ seeking records reflecting communications with the president's private attorneys around the time period of the Mueller Report's completion and Attorney General Barr's public statements about its contents.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking a Letter from Special Counsel Mueller to Attorney General Barr and Barr’s Notes from a Conversation with Mueller

May 9, 2019
FOIA to DOJ seeking Special Counsel Mueller's March 25th letter to Attorney General Barr regarding Barr's public representations about the contents of the Mueller report and seeking Barr's notes from a subsequent conversation with Mueller.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ and DHS – Gene Hamilton Emails

May 8, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against DOJ and DHS for Gene Hamilton's external communications to shed light on outside influences on DOJ and DHS policy, including immigration policy.

Lawsuits Seek Information on Whether Casino Magnates Have Cashed In on Relationships to Trump Administration

May 6, 2019
Two new lawsuits seek records related to Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, casino magnates and major Trump donors whose businesses have likely benefited from the current administration.