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:

Chicago v. Azar et al.

Challenging the Trump administration’s unlawful refusal to open a COVID-19 special enrollment period that would allow uninsured Americans to access affordable, high-quality health insurance during a once-in-a-century pandemic.

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Demanding investigation into illegal & secret HUD policy denying FHA home loans to DACA recipients

Internal records revealed that the Department of Housing and Urban Development unlawfully implemented a non-public policy denying DACA recipients federally-backed housing loans and gave Congress misleading answers about the policy change.

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Benjamin Wittes et al. v. Trump

Demanding the President release war powers transparency report in compliance with the National Defense Authorization Act on behalf of Protect Democracy and national security law experts.

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Uncovering the role of Trump’s “Housing Fourth” homelessness policy czar

We sued the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness for failing to release records regarding Robert Marbut, the recently appointed Executive Director of USICH

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Cole v. Mnuchin and DeVos

Class action against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for illegally seizing student borrowers’ federal tax refunds during the coronavirus pandemic, in violation of the CARES Act.

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Uncovering records of the Trump administration’s shrouded efforts to gut the Community Reinvestment Act

We sued the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, on behalf of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and the California Reinvestment Coalition, for the release of records to expose the administration’s attempt to roll back Community Reinvestment Act regulations.

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