June 10, 2016
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) sued the Federal Election Commission (FEC) today for failing to enforce its own regulations by refusing to investigate a 2012 CREW complaint against Murray Energy and its CEO Robert Murray for coercing employee donations and using corporate funds to make political contributions.
December 23, 2015
October 21, 2014
CREW's lawsuit challenges the agencies failure to produce all relevant documents under the Freedom of Information Act Following related to lobbying by the Carlyle Group and Delta Airlines to reduce the amount of renewable fuel required to be blended into transportation fuel.
August 20, 2014
After the American Action Network and Americans for Job Security have spent millions on electioneering communications, the FEC failed to enforce the law.
June 05, 2014
Despite extensive public record evidence of wrongoing, DOJ declined to prosecute Angelo R. Mozilo and Countrywide Financial Corp., leading to concerns that Countrywide was viewed as “too big to prosecute.”
December 18, 2013
CREW's lawsuit against the Department of Justice challenging its refusal to provide CREW under the Freedom of Information Act with any records from the now-closed investigation of Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL).
December 10, 2013
On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, CREW, on behalf of Stephen W. Silberstein, an Aetna, Inc. shareholder, filed a lawsuit against Aetna, its chairman, CEO, and president Mark T. Bertolini, and its board of directors in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for violating the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
November 21, 2013
CREW's lawsuit challenges the agency’s failure to respond to a Freedom of Information Act request for written memos discussing the president’s authority to unilaterally raise the debt ceiling.
September 24, 2013
Lawsuit against the Department of Justice challenging its failure to produce any documents in response to CREW’s Freedom of Information Act request pertaining to current Georgia Governor and former member of Congress Nathan Deal.
August 27, 2013
CREW's lawsuit seeks to compel the Department of Justice, Attorney General Eric Holder, and Assistant Attorney General Virginia A. Seitz to make Office of Legal Counsel opinions available to the public as the law requires
July 30, 2013
Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Justice challenging the failure of its component, the FBI, to produce documents in response to CREW's FOIA request for records concerning the FBI's use of drones to conduct domestic surveillance.
June 05, 2013
CREW filed suit against the IRS after the Service failed to provide documents related to the regulation of 501(c)(4), (c)(5), and (c)(6) organizations involved in political activity.
May 21, 2013
CREW's lawsuit seeks to compel the IRS to initiate a rulemaking procedure to address serious conflicts between the Tax Code’s requirements for section 501(c)(4) groups and implementing IRS regulations.
February 19, 2013
CREW and former congressional candidate Dr. David Gill filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service challenging an IRS regulation that authorizes 501(c)(4) organizations to engage in political activity.
February 13, 2013
Freedom of Information Act lawsuit related to the Justice Department's now-closed investigation of Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV).