LAWSUITS

December 18, 2013

CREW v. Department of Justice

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

Silberstein v. Aetna

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 v. Department of the Treasury

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

CREW v. Department of Justice

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 v. Department of Justice

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

CREW v. Department of Justice

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 v. Internal Revenue Service

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 v. Internal Revenue Service

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 v. Internal Revenue Service

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

CREW v. Department of Justice

Freedom of Information Act lawsuit related to the Justice Department's now-closed investigation of Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV).

November 29, 2012

CREW’s Motion to Quash a Subpoena from Sanofi Pasteur

CREW filed a motion to quash a subpoena for documents it received from Sanofi Pasteur for use in a lawsuit pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Castro, et al. v. Sanofi Pasteur.

October 03, 2012

CREW v. Department of Defense

Freedom of Information Act lawsuit for records related to the Department of Defense's database of ethics advice given to departing DOD officials.

September 10, 2012

CREW v. Department of Justice

Freedom of Information Act lawsuit for records related to the Justice Department's investigation of former Sen. John Ensign (R-NV).

February 15, 2012

CREW v. Department of the Treasury

Freedom of Information Act lawsuit for records related to the House Ethics Committee's investigation of former Speaker Newt Gingrich.

October 13, 2011

CREW v. Securities and Exchange Commission

Freedom of Information Act lawsuit related to second request for records reflecting the extent to which the SEC has lived up to its promise to reform its Enforcement Division.

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