Topic: Civil Rights

Investigations Update: Trump’s Election-Stealing Efforts in Georgia, DeJoy’s Communications, and Giroir’s Covid-19 Text Messages

January 5, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into voter suppression in Georgia, the president’s efforts to overturn election results, and the postmaster general’s communications.

Records Request to Portland Police Bureau Seeking Directives Regarding Deputation by U.S. Marshals Service

December 7, 2020
Records request to the Portland Police Bureau seeking directives and documentation regarding the deputation of 56 officers by the U.S. Marshals Service.

Records Request to Portland Police Bureau Seeking Communications Regarding Deputation by the U.S. Marshals Service

December 7, 2020
Records request to the Portland Police Bureau seeking communications regarding the deputation of 56 officers by the U.S. Marshals Service.

Steep Price Tag for Chad Wolf’s Trip to Portland During July Protests

December 1, 2020
Wolf’s controversial visit was fiercely criticized by local leaders, and new records obtained by American Oversight reveal that it may have had a high cost for U.S. taxpayers.

FOIA to EOUSA for Communications on Protesters

November 13, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for United States Attorneys seeking directives related to protesters that were provided to U.S. attorneys and shared with selected offices.

Records Request to Kenosha, Wis., Mayor Antaramian’s Office for Communications with DOJ on Charging Protesters

November 13, 2020
Records request to Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian’s office for communications with the Department of Justice concerning pressing charges against protesters.

Records Request to NYC Mayor de Blasio’s Office for Communications with DOJ on Charging Protesters

November 13, 2020
Records request to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office for communications with the Department of Justice concerning pressing charges against protesters.

Records Request to Portland, Ore., Mayor Wheeler’s Office for Communications with DOJ on Charging Protesters

November 13, 2020
Request to Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler’s office for communications with the Department of Justice concerning pressing charges against protesters.

Records Request DC Mayor Bowser’s Office for Communications with DOJ Regarding Protesters

November 13, 2020
Request to DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office for communications with the Department of Justice regarding protesters.

Records Request to St. Louis, Mo., Mayor Krewson’s Office for Communications with DOJ on Charging Protesters

November 13, 2020
Records request to St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s office for communications with the Department of Justice on charging protesters.