Entity: Department of Justice

Order Motion for Expedition Denied in American Oversight v DOJ Francisco Recusal

February 22, 2018
Order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denying American Oversight’s motion seeking expedited processing of the FOIA request for records related to Solicitor General Noel Francisco’s recusal from participating in the travel ban case in early 2017. DOJ has already produced a number of these records while the legal case has been proceeding.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications Related to Recent Shootings

February 22, 2018
FOIA requesting that DOJ, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF) produce records of communications related to recent shootings.

DOJ IG Letter to Congress Regarding Strzok Page Texts

February 21, 2018
Letter from the DOJ-OIG to members of Congress regarding the decision to share DOJ employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page's text messages with reporters.

DOJ State Communications Regarding DACA

February 20, 2018
Emails between DOJ officials and state government officials related to the DOJ decision not to defend the DACA program in court.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with DEA Regarding the Opioid Crisis

February 16, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications between the DEA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regarding the authority to allow for expanded access to remote prescribing of medicines for substance abuse treatment by telemedicine granted by the Trump administration’s October 26, 2017 declaration of a public health emergency resulting from the opioid crisis.

FOIA to DOJ/DEA Regarding the Opioid Crisis

February 16, 2018
FOIA to DEA seeking records sufficient to identify all actions the DEA has taken to allow for expanded access to remote prescribing of medicines for substance abuse treatment by telemedicine under the authority granted by the Trump administration’s October 26, 2017 declaration of a public health emergency resulting from the opioid crisis.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with HHS Regarding the Opioid Epidemic

February 16, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications between the Office of the Attorney General and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regarding the authority to allow for expanded access to remote prescribing of medicines for substance abuse treatment by telemedicine granted by the Trump administration’s October 26, 2017 declaration of a public health emergency resulting from the opioid crisis.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Records Related to the AG’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic

February 16, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking records sufficient to identify all actions the Attorney General has taken to allow for expanded access to remote prescribing of medicines for substance abuse treatment in response to the opioid epidemic.

Complaint: American Oversight v DOJ – Communications Between Deputy Associate AG Jesse Panuccio and Counsel

February 16, 2018
FOIA lawsuit to compel the Department of Justice (DOJ) to produce communications and other records relating to 22 cases in which DOJ reversed its previous position after the Trump administration took office. Specifically, the lawsuit asks DOJ to release communications between Deputy Associate Attorney General Jesse Panuccio and counsel for the other parties in those cases, communications with amici, and calendar entries for meetings related to those cases.

No Recusal Analysis for Sessions from Justice Management Division

February 15, 2018
No records of Sessions' recusal analysis from DOJ.