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2011-08-17 17:15:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that a federal court ruled today against the Obama administration that Secret Service White House visitor logs are agency records that are subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The decision was issued by U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell, an Obama appointee, in Judicial Watch v. Secret Service...

2011-06-27 09:25:00

Judicial Watch Represents Pajamas Media in Freedom of Information Act Lawsuit to Uncover Massive Airlift of Politicians for Failed Climate Conference WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on behalf of OSM Media LLC (d/b/a Pajamas Media (PJM)), against the Department of Defense (DOD) seeking records related...

2011-06-20 05:10:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard I. Fine, a former U.S. Prosecutor in the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. is calling for an investigation and indictment of a Los Angeles Housing and Urban Development (HUD) attorney for what he says is part of a "fraud cover-up." Central to the issue is a letter signed by attorney Edward J. Campbell seeking the recall and destruction of a HUD Loan application after the document had been made public by a Freedom of...

2011-05-18 11:57:00

Kagan Directs Staff to "Be Involved" in Crafting Defense of Obamacare Scolds Justice Colleague on the Issue of Her Participation: "This Needs to be Coordinated...You Should not Say Anything about This before Talking to Me." WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents suggesting Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan helped coordinate the...

2011-05-12 00:00:48

Maker of Public Records Trackerâ“ž¢ Says App Offers Simple Way For Agencies to Comply with Federal FOIA & Technology Mandates Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 At its current rate of progress, the federal government will still be trying to comply with the "Obama Freedom of Information Act" after the President's first term in office expires, according to the Knight Open Government Survey 2011. Issued earlier this spring by the National Security Archive, the...

2011-04-27 14:36:00

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders in the battle with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to retain metastatic breast cancer (mbc) as an indication for the drug Avastin today filed a Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") request with the FDA. The filers include noted attorney David Rivkin, partner at the law firm Baker Hostetler (www.bakerlaw.com/davidbrivkinjr/), Frank Burroughs and Steven Walker on behalf of the Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs...

2011-03-25 12:12:00

Why Aren't Japanese and American Citizens Getting All the Facts? "Extreme" Step Seen As Indication of Much Higher Radiation Levels Than Revealed So Far by NRC, Japanese Government WASHINGTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three groups - Friends of the Earth (FOE), the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) and Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) - announced today that they have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to get to the bottom of what led...


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