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 an investigation into illegal propaganda at the EPA

We and Restore Public Trust sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General, requesting an immediate investigation into the illegal use of agency resources for covert propaganda.

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Hamel et al. v. Department of Veterans Affairs

Exposing President Trump’s unlawful appointment of an Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs to further his privatization agenda.

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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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Uncovering the Solicitor General’s ties to a hate group

We filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice to reveal Solicitor General Noel Francisco’s ties to the Alliance Defending Freedom, a group identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an “Anti-LGBT Hate Group.”

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Uncovering whether the Trump Administration is giving handouts to private prisons

We filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice to reveal whether it's using efforts to increase the federal prison population to boost profits for private prisons

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Uncovering whether the Trump Administration is working with Alabama to sabotage the Census

We filed a lawsuit to investigate whether officials at the Departments of Commerce and Justice secretly coordinated with Alabama officials to sabotage the Census.

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