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:

Western Organization of Resource Councils v. Department of Energy

Suing the Dept. of Energy for operating a pro-industry coal advisory group that unlawfully refuses to release materials and records required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

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National Association of Consumer Associates et al. v. Consumer Finance Protection Bureau

On behalf of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, and consumer law expert Professor Kathleen Engel, we sued the CFPB to put a halt to the unlawful, anti-consumer Taskforce on Federal Consumer Law.

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Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights et al v. Pompeo

Challenging Secretary Pompeo's creation of an unlawful advisory committee designed to gut international human rights protections.

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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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American Oversight and Democracy Forward Foundation v. Department of Veterans Affairs

We sued VA Secretary Wilkie for failing to recover his predecessor’s private emails with the Mar-a-Lago Crowd

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Food & Water Watch v. Trump

Exposing the work of President Trump's unlawful Infrastructure Council, which is composed of his New York developer cronies, on behalf of Food & Water Watch.

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