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25 Aug 2022, 6:26 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
“Following a victory in appeals court, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington obtained the secret Department of Justice memo then-Attorney General Bill Barr pointed to in order to undermine the Mueller Report and justify not charging then-President Donald Trump with obstruction. [read post]
2 Sep 2020, 1:50 pm by Allan Blutstein
Anne Weismann, FOIA ‘Guru,’ Exits Watchdog GroupWeismann is no longer the chief FOIA counsel for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, but will continue to serve as outside counsel in some of the group’s litigation.By Jacqueline Thomsen, Nat’l Law Journal,  September 02, 2020Anne Weismann, the chief FOIA counsel for the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in… [read post]
2 Dec 2009, 3:49 pm by admin
A provision in a 2007 open government law that attempted to curb the use of anonymous holds to block legislative action in the Senate has barely altered the practice, according to an investigation by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). [read post]
29 Oct 2010, 11:44 am
[JURIST] A coalition of 37 public interest groups, led by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and the Alliance for Justice [official websites], sent a letter [text, PDF] to the Senate Thursday urging it to pass legislation [S 446 text, PDF] that would allow television coverage of Supreme Court proceedings. [read post]
20 Jan 2009, 1:01 am
The lawsuit, initiated by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) [advocacy [read post]
19 Mar 2008, 1:28 pm
Judge Gives White House 3-Day E-Mail Deadline CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON V. [read post]
12 Feb 2008, 12:10 am
[JURIST] A federal judge on Monday issued an order [PDF text] permitting the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) [advocacy website] to conduct "very limited" discovery in its case against the White House Office of Administration (OA) [official website], the government office that provides administrative services to the Executive Office of the [read post]
31 Oct 2011, 12:25 pm by Barco Reference Librarian
The ACLU, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and OpenTheGovernment.org announced that they have joined together to file comments opposing a provision of a proposed rule from the Department of Justice, which would amend the DoJ’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Regulations by adding section 16.6(f)(2). [read post]
5 Feb 2008, 1:54 am
[JURIST] Private government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) [advocacy website] Tuesday urged US Attorney General Michael Mukasey [official website] to appoint a special counsel to investigate whether the White House had violated the Federal Records Act and the Presidential Records Act [texts] in failing to preserve millions of missing White House e-mails [read post]
11 Nov 2008, 9:11 am
[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] on Monday denied [opinion, PDF] a government motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) [advocacy website] and the National Security Archive [official website] seeking access to e-mail records from the White House Office of Administration (OA) [ [read post]
16 Apr 2007, 6:21 am
Attorney firings, this press release: "Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) released a report [April 12, 2007], WITHOUT A TRACE: The Missing White House Emails and the Violations of the Presidential Records Act, detailing the legal issues behind the story of the White House e-mail scandal. [read post]
18 Apr 2017, 8:00 pm by Miracle Jones
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is a non profit organization who is the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit [JURIST report] that alleges foreign payments made to business associated with the current executive branch are in violation of the Constitution [text]. [read post]
7 Apr 2004, 11:23 am
A Democratic watchdog group, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, has asked the Justice Department to look into a possible violation of federal bribery law. [read post]
12 Nov 2007, 10:12 am
The order was a blow to the Bush administration, which has been fighting lawsuits brought by private advocacy groups Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and the National Security Archives [ [read post]
12 Oct 2007, 2:16 am
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) [advocacy website] sued the Executive Office of the President and the National Archives and Records [read post]
11 Apr 2017, 10:50 am by Alexandra Farone
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, National Security Archive [advocacy websites] and the Knight First Amendment Institute initiated the suit in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website]. [read post]
16 Jun 2008, 6:26 am
[JURIST] A judge in the US District Court for the District of Columbia Monday dismissed [order, PDF; opinion, PDF] a lawsuit brought by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) [advocacy website] seeking access to e-mail records from the White House Office of Administration (OA) [official website] under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). [read post]
13 Mar 2022, 7:41 pm by Allan Blutstein
Baron Professor of Practice, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland; (2) Anne Weismann, Outside Counsel for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and the Project on Government Oversight; and (3) Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. [read post]
3 Jun 2014, 1:38 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
The groups—Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), and the National Security Archive—all experts in FOIA litigation, recommend a common set of practices to ensure agencies protect the public’s right to know. [read post]
1 Dec 2010, 11:50 am by gstasiewicz
What: Press conference in support of maintaining the Office of Congressional Ethics When: 10:30 am EST Thursday, Dec. 2 Where: Room 2203 Rayburn House Office Building Who: Campaign Legal Center Policy Director Meredith McGehee Common Cause President Bob Edgar Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington Policy Director Jeremy Miller Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton League of Women Voters Executive… [read post]