Topic: Civil Rights

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. 

New FOIAs Seek Records of Civil Rights Investigations at Department of Education

January 2, 2018
American Oversight's first 6 FOIA requests of 2018 asked the Department of Education to release records of its handling of civil rights investigations and the management of the Office of Civil Rights under controversial political appointee Candice Jackson.

FOIA to Education Regarding Presentations Made by Office of Civil Rights

January 2, 2018
FOIA request to the Department of Education for records of presentations made to the public by the Office of Civil Rights.

FOIA Regarding Staffing Levels at the Office of Civil Rights During the Obama Administration

January 2, 2018
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking information about staffing levels at the Office of Civil Rights in the final years of the Obama administration.

FOIA to Education Seeking All Records Related to Staffing Levels at Office of Civil Rights

January 2, 2018
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking information about staffing levels at the Office of Civil Rights in the first year of the Trump Administration.

FOIA to Education Seeking All Records Related to Civil Rights Investigations Under Obama

January 2, 2018
FOIA request for records of any and all civil rights investigations conducted by the Department of Education under the Obama administration.

FOIA to Education Seeking All Records Related to Civil Rights Investigations Under Trump

January 2, 2018
FOIA request for records of any and all civil rights investigations conducted by the Department of Education under the Trump administration.

FOIA to Education Regarding Civil Rights Investigations

January 2, 2018
FOIA request seeking communications between the Department of Education and Congress regarding civil rights investigations or issues under the Department’s jurisdiction. (ED-18-0001)

Complaint: American Oversight v DOD Transgender Policy

December 19, 2017
Complaint in lawsuit against DOD seeking records of whether or not President Trump was advised by military personnel on the transgender military ban.