Lawsuits

We are constantly working to disrupt attempts to corrupt government policymaking, bringing legal action on behalf of those who are harmed. Take a look at our work:

Demanding answers on why the FBI purged 500,000 fugitve records from background check database.

We sent a letter to the FBI seeking answers as to why, under the Trump Administration, the FBI purged all records of “fugitives from justice” from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) and barred the entry of new records identifying fugitives.

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Demanding investigation into Ivanka Trump’s attempts to use fashion websites to profit off public office.

We sent a letter to the Office of Government Ethics requesting that it investigate and recommend disciplinary action against Ivanka Trump for abusing her position as Advisor to President Trump to showcase public appearances in which she wears her self-branded clothing to drive her company's sales

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Demanding State Department investigate violations of State Department social media rules by Ambassador Nikki Haley and others.

We sent a letter to the State Department Inspector General asking for an investigation into Ambassador Nikki Haley, and others, who have violated Department rules and abused their public office by posting content related to their official duties on personal social media accounts to grow their social media presence for personal gain.

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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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