Lawsuits

We use the law to fight for good government on behalf of all Americans, challenging abuses of power and bringing legal action on behalf of people who need it most. Take a look at our work:

Uncovering Transportation Department’s use of billionaire developers as advisors

We filed a lawsuit against the Transportation Department to investigate the influence that informal advisers, such as billionaire developers Richard LeFrak and Steven Roth, have had on the Department.

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Uncovering Interior Secretary Zinke’s misuse of wildfire funds for political reasons

We filed a lawsuit against the Interior Department to investigate whether Secretary Zinke unlawfully diverted wildfire response funds to pressure senators to repeal the Affordable Care Act

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Uncovering Transportation Department’s use of encrypted apps to avoid oversight

We filed a lawsuit against the Transportation Department to reveal whether Department employees are using encrypted apps to communicate in an effort to avoid public scrutiny.

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Uncovering the Trump-Pence Transition Team’s attempts to influence law enforcement

We filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice to examine whether the Trump-Pence Transition Team's attempted to interfere with politically sensitive investigations.

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