Entity: Department of Justice

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Sessions’ Possible Role in Comey Firing Seeking Related Communications

January 29, 2018
FOIA to DOJ following reports that Sessions tried to get find negative information about Comey prior to his firing seeking communications between the AG office and the Office of Legislative Affairs containing the terms “Comey” or “FBI Director” in the subject line or body text of the email sent from May 1, 2017, to (and including) May 8, 2017.

No Records Response Regarding Then FBI Director Comey

January 29, 2018
NRR from DOJ in response to two FOIA requests for: communications from Attorney General Sessions regarding President Trump's conversation with then-FBI Director Comey; and communications between Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein and Comey regarding any conversations between Comey and the president.

Lawsuit Seeks Evidence of Political Influence in DOJ Investigations

January 26, 2018
Amid new reports into President Trump’s attempts to influence -- and shut down -- investigations at the Department of Justice (DOJ), American Oversight filed a lawsuit on Friday to find out if senior political appointees at DOJ have tried to inappropriately steer criminal and national security investigations.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ-Investigations

January 26, 2018
American Oversight sued DOJ in order to obtain records that reflect the ways in which the Office of the Attorney General is shaping criminal investigations, including the nature of the involvement of political appointees in the decisionmaking processes of particular open investigations.

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Oaths of Office

January 19, 2018
FOIA to multiple entities seeking oaths of office.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Photographs

January 18, 2018
FOIA seeking all photographs of Attorney General Sessions taken by a DOJ photographer, whether a DOJ “official” photographer, a contractor, or anyone else on staff in the Office of the Attorney General or the Office of Public Affairs and related records.

American Oversight Calls on National Archives to Recover Voter Fraud Commission Documents from Kobach, Other Former Commissioners

January 18, 2018
American Oversight today called on the Archivist of the United States to take legal action to prevent the former vice chair of President Trump's voter fraud commission and other former commissioners from concealing or destroying records relating to the work of the now-disbanded presidential panel.

DOJ Response Dunlap v PACEI Opposition to Motion for Preliminary Injunction

January 17, 2018
Motion filed by the Department of Justice in Dunlap v. PACEI, arguing that the government cannot compel former members of the voter fraud commission to turn over any commission documents that they may possess.

Records Related to FOIAs Regarding Uranium One

January 16, 2018
Records related to our request for FOIAs received by the office of the AG or DAG related to either Congressman Goodlatte's letters on 7/27 or 9/26, or the 11/13 response by Assistant Attorney General Boyd, and records provided in response.

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.