Topic: Civil Rights

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.

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.