Entity: DOJ - Office of Legal Counsel

Investigations Update: Hatch Act Violations, Covid-19 Vaccine Contracts, and South Carolina Ballots

October 20, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the misuse of government resources for political purposes, the administration’s pandemic response, and voting rights in the states.

American Oversight Launches Investigation of White House Coronavirus Outbreak

October 7, 2020
The president’s Covid-19 diagnosis was just one of many confirmed cases among high-level officials and White House staffers.

Investigations Update: The White House Outbreak, the Administration’s Naturalization Policy, and Texas’ Ballot Drop Boxes

October 6, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the administration’s immigration policy, absentee voting requirements, and voter suppression in the states.

FOIA to OLC Seeking Legal Analysis Regarding Children Deported Without Guardians

October 5, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of Legal Counsel seeking legal analysis regarding children deported without guardians.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Recent OLC Opinions Regarding Presidential Succession

October 3, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking recent Office of Legal Counsel opinions regarding presidential succession in case of the president's and vice president’s incapacity or death.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Older OLC Opinions Regarding Presidential Succession

October 3, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking older Office of Legal Counsel opinions regarding presidential succession in case of the president's and vice president’s incapacity or death.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking OLC Guidance Regarding Presidential Succession

October 3, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking older Office of Legal Counsel guidance regarding presidential succession in case of the president's and vice president’s incapacity or death.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking OLC Emails Regarding Presidential Succession

October 3, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking Office of Legal Counsel email communications regarding presidential succession in case of the president's and vice president’s incapacity or death.

No Records Response from DOJ Regarding Legal Analyses of Treasury’s Terms on USPS Loans

September 18, 2020
The Department of Justice stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request forrecords reflecting analyses or agreements regarding Treasury’s loan to the Postal Service.

Investigations Update: Attorney General Barr’s Conduct, Airline Industry Influence, and Trump’s Suggestion to Postpone the Election

August 25, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into William Barr’s politicization of the Justice Department and industry’s influence over pandemic relief fund allocation.