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Buzzfeed Sues FBI Over Andrew Breitbart FOIA Requests

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 12:30pm 4/9/2017 at 12:30pm

BuzzFeed and journalist Jason Leopold are suing the FBI claiming that their FOIA requests for “all records” related to Andrew Breitbart was not sufficiently met.

The Hill reports:

BuzzFeed News and journalist Jason Leopold are suing the FBI, claiming that the agency failed to adequately respond to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)...

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Confirmed: Hillary Declaration under oath in Judicial Watch case was deceptive

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/3/2016 at 1:30pm

On August 10, 2015, I asked Did Hillary just walk into a perjury trap over her emails?.

The document in question was a very curiously worded Declaration under oath signed by Hillary in a Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit:

“1) While I do not know what information may be “responsive” for purposes of this law...

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Ithaca Schools spent $20k in losing fight over anti-Israel 3rd Grade event records

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/27/2016 at 4:00pm

The Ithaca Journal has an article today about my court victory against the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) seeking records under the NY Freedom of Information Law regarding the anti-Israel 3rd Grade event.

The Ithaca Journal article, discussed below, reveals that ICSD spent over $20,000 in its fight to avoid having to...

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Court: Farmers can continue suit against EPA over release of personal info to environmental groups

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/19/2016 at 4:00pm
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Last week, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would battle the “regulatory industry” that has prospered under President Obama.

The Environmental Protection Agency has been the tycoon of this industry. Now, in what is hopefully a sign of turnaround, a court has ruled in favor of American farmers who have been...

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Judicial Watch gets to probe “creation and operation of clintonmail.com” in FOIA case

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 15, 2016 at 10:16pm 4/15/2016 at 10:16pm

Judicial Watch has been fighting a years-long battle to obtain records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regarding Huma Abedin’s non-State Department employment arrangement.

In the course of that fight, issues regarding Hillary Clinton’s handling of email and her email server have become central. Judicial Watch has won many key procedural...

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Judicial Watch court filing: We may need Hillary’s deposition

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 2:30pm 3/15/2016 at 2:30pm

In late February we reported that the court in the FOIA case seeking State Department records as to Huma Abedin granted Judicial Watch’s motion for discovery, and required Judicial Watch to submit a discovery plan:

In a ruling sure to keep the Hillary Clinton email scandal alive through the summer, if not...

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Hillary conspiracy to evade FOIA through server? Judicial Watch gets to find out

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 7:00pm 2/23/2016 at 7:00pm

In a ruling sure to keep the Hillary Clinton email scandal alive through the summer, if not longer,  a federal just has granted Judicial Watch the right to take discovery as to whether Hillary’s home server was part of an effort to evade the Freedom of Information (FOIA) law by shifting...

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Another court setback for DOJ on withholding Fast And Furious Docs

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 4:40pm 2/14/2016 at 4:40pm
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For the second time in a month, a Washington, D.C., court has rejected DOJ’s arguments for withholding documents related to the Fast and Furious scandal.

Last month, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, presiding in Committee On Oversight And Government Reform, United States...

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‘Top Secret’ Intel Handled by At Least a Dozen of Hillary’s Top Aides

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 5:00pm 2/10/2016 at 5:00pm

An exclusive report by Fox News indicates Hillary Clinton was not the only individual passing top secret classified intelligence through her home-brewed email server. As many as twelve different email accounts saw top secret intel.

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Another Friday night Hillary Email Dump – minus the 22 Top Secret ones

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:51pm 1/29/2016 at 7:51pm
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It’s Friday night.

So the State Department just released a new batch of Hillary emails. Because weekend.

There are 22 emails, however that

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Mind the Gap! FOIA reveals 5 month void in Clinton emails

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 3:15pm 9/14/2015 at 3:15pm

For those of you who put money on there being more to this Clinton email scandal than what was contained in the already-released files, step forward and collect your prize—this thing isn’t over yet.

Today, advocacy group Judicial Watch released documentation showing an almost five-month gap in the timeline of emails...

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Federal Ct: Huma-Hillary FOIA Case to go forward

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2015 at 5:51pm 9/11/2015 at 5:51pm

We previously wrote how the State Department filed a motion to stay the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) case filed by Judicial Watch seeking records with regard to Huma Abedin’s outside employment while serving as Hillary Clin...

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Is Hillary sworn deposition as to server next in Judicial Watch FOIA case?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 17, 2015 at 4:40pm 8/17/2015 at 4:40pm

Will Hillary Clinton be subject to a deposition under oath as to her use of various electronic devices and servers as part of the Judicial Watch FOIA federal lawsuit seeking records as to Huma Abedin’s outside employment?

That is a distinct possibility in light of the State Department’s apparent f...

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Court rips EPA over FOIA dodge

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7:39pm 3/2/2015 at 7:39pm

In 2012, Mark Levin’s Landmark Legal Foundation filed a FOIA request with the EPA in an attempt to discover if senior agency officials were postponing the implementation of key (read: controversial and politically-damaging) regulations until after the 2012 presidential elections. As soon as that FOIA request was received by...

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Legal Insurrection wins FOIA suit over David Gregory gun law non-prosecution

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 7:00pm 12/9/2014 at 7:00pm

For those of you who are new to the blog, or who have not been paying attention, Legal Insurrection filed a FOIA suit against the District of Columbia seeking records related to the non-prosecution of David Gregory and NBC News despite their clear violation of D.C.’s gun law by possessing a 30-round...

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Court: Legal Insurrection FOIA case for David Gregory non-prosecution records can proceed

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 28, 2014 at 9:57am 2/28/2014 at 9:57am

For those of you who are new to the blog, or who have not been paying attention, Legal Insurrection has filed a FOIA suit against the Distric of Columbi...

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Government to release more NSA surveillance documents in response to FOIA lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 11:00am 9/5/2013 at 11:00am

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) announced on its website today that the Justice Department will release hundreds of pages of documents related to the government’s interpretation of Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act, in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit it had filed.

From the EFF’s post, titled Hundreds of...

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