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:

Demanding Treasury correct its false statements on tax reform

We sent a letter under the Information Quality Act to the Treasury Department asking that it retract and correct its unreliable and misleading statements regarding the impact of President Trump’s tax reform proposal

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Demanding DHS correct its false statements on family separation

We sent a letter under the Information Quality Act asking the Department of Homeland Security to retract and correct its false statements claiming the Trump Administration did not implement a policy of forced family separation along the Southwest Border, in partnership with immigrant rights organizations

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Bay Journal Media, Inc. v. Environmental Protection Agency

Successfully forced the Environmental Protection Agency to reverse its unlawful, unexplained, and unilateral termination of funding for an award-winning environmental newspaper.

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Common Cause v. Presidential Advisory Committee on Election Integrity

Successfully forced Trump Administration to dissolve unprecedented and unlawful investigation into the voting history of individual American voters.

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Uncovering communications between Education officials and for-profit colleges

We filed a lawsuit against the Department of Education to investigate coordination between Department officials and the for-profit college industry.

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Uncovering whether White House consulted Defense Department on Syrian chemical attack

We filed a lawsuit against the Defense Department to investigate whether Department officials were consulted prior to a White House statement concerning an allegedly imminent Syrian chemical weapons attack.

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