Topic: Civil Rights

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.

American Oversight Sues DOD to Uncover Truth Behind Trump’s Transgender Ban

December 19, 2017
American Oversight sued the Department of Defense (DOD) in federal court to determine if President Trump was telling the truth when he claimed on Twitter that "generals" had advised him to ban transgender individuals from serving in the armed forces. 

FOIA to DOD Regarding Communications with Military Branches Related to Transgender Ban Decision

November 2, 2017
FOIA to DOD seeking records of communications with various military branches and whether or not they offered recommendations related to the transgender military ban.

FOIA to DOD Regarding Communications Related to Transgender Ban Decision

November 2, 2017
FOIA to DOD seeking records of communications with various upper-level military personnel from a variety of military offices regarding Trump’s announcement of a transgender ban via Twitter.

No Records Response from DOJ Regarding Affirmative Action Investigations

October 4, 2017
No records response from the Department of Justice to a FOIA request from American Oversight and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights. In response letters from the Office of Information Policy and the Civil Rights Division, DOJ confirmed that it has records of an investigation of admissions policies at Harvard University.

DOJ Confirms Harvard Affirmative Action Investigation

October 4, 2017
In response to a FOIA request from American Oversight and the Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights Under Law, the Justice Department confirmed on Wednesday that it was conducting an investigation into admissions policies at Harvard University.