Lawsuits

We are constantly working to uncover the unlawful actions taken by the Executive Branch, and bring legal action on behalf of the Americans who are harmed. Take a look at our most recent work:

Tugaw Ranches v. Interior

We’re intervening on behalf of two conservation groups to defend sage-grouse protections opposed by the Trump administration.

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Uncovering Policy Change Putting Human Trafficking Victims at Risk

We sued the Department of Labor for records exposing why it quietly scaled back its authority to certify visas for noncitizen victims of human trafficking and other serious crimes.

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Student Debt Crisis v. CFPB and Department of Education

We sued the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Department of Education for illegally refusing to supervise student loan servicers.

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Uncovering Possible Coordination Between Right Wing Conspiracist Cited in Trump Impeachment Testimony and State Dept.

We sued the State department after it withheld records that could reveal whether administration officials directed John Solomon to peddle baseless theories as pretext for Trump’s request to investigate a political rival.

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Uncovering Details on Abrupt Cancellation of Grants to Help Human Trafficking Victims

We sued the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Justice, and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness for unlawfully withholding records explaining why the Trump administration cut funding for human trafficking victims days after an announcement that the funds could be used to support non-citizen victims.

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Requesting Interior IG Investigate Bernhardt’s Decision to Stack Bears Ears Monument Committee With Monument Opponents

We requested that the Interior Inspector General investigate whether Sec. Bernhardt violated the law by stacking a committee designed to protect Bears Ears monument with individuals intent on shrinking it.

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