Entity: Department of Justice

DOJ Records Related to Affirmative Action Job Posting

January 12, 2018
Documents from DOJ in response to our FOIA request for records associated with the announcement seeking lawyer interested in working on investigations related to race-based university admissions.

Justice Department Staffing Up For Its Ill-Conceived Affirmative Action Investigation

January 12, 2018
The Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice sought government attorneys on loan for its investigation into higher education affirmative action programs, an email released through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request revealed. 

Records from DOJ-OLC Opinion Cover Sheet for CFPB Memo

January 8, 2018
Records from DOJ in response to our request for the "opinion cover sheet reflecting attorney sign-off and views on publication for the OLC Memorandum for Donald F. McGahn. Dated November 25, 2017, Re: Designating an Acting Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection."

DOJ Denial of FOIA Request for Web Histories

January 2, 2018
DOJ denied American Oversight’s FOIA request for web browsing histories on the government-owned computers of senior political appointees at the Department.

FOIA to DOJ/OLC Regarding Decision to Release Text Messages to Congress

December 19, 2017
FOIA to DOJ Office of Legal Counsel seeking any records reflecting legal or ethical advice regarding the appropriateness of sharing text messages between DOJ employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page with Congress.

FOIA to DOJ/OLC Regarding Decision to Release Text Messages to Reporters

December 19, 2017
FOIA to DOJ Office of Legal Counsel seeking any records reflecting legal or ethical advice regarding the appropriateness of sharing text messages between DOJ employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page with reporters.

FBI Gun Control No Records Response

December 19, 2017
No records response to FOIA seeking records related to gun control.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Records Related to Decision to Share Text Messages With Journalists

December 14, 2017
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications relating to the decision to share text messages between DOJ employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page with journalists and all communications with journalists and reporters.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Records of the Decision to Share Text Message Communications

December 14, 2017
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications relating to the decision to share text messages between DOJ employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page with Congress even though OIG’s investigation was still ongoing.

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Peter Strzok and Lisa Page Text Message Conversation

December 14, 2017
FOIA seeking copies of text messages between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page that were shared with both reporters and Congress.