Archives for May 2016

Supreme Court Ruling Protects Property Rights

Today, the United States Supreme Court issued an 8-0 opinion in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Company protecting landowners’ right to meaningfully challenge government overreach and arbitrary deprivation of private property rights.  The Court rejected the Corps’ argument that a federal court was not allowed to weigh in […]

ICYMI: Judge Lechner interview on Clinton email deception (WSJ Opinion Journal)

In Case You Missed It…     Opinion Journal’s Mary Kissel and Cause of Action Institute President and CEO Alfred J. Lechner, Jr., a former federal judge, discuss the State Department’ IG report on Hillary Clinton’s email deceptions. CLICK HERE

IG Report on Clinton Email Consistent with CoA Complaint

Washington, DC – Cause of Action (CoA) Institute President and CEO and former Federal Judge Alfred J. Lechner, Jr. today released the following statement following the release of a State Department Office of Inspector General (IG) report that found Hillary Clinton failed to comply with the Federal Records Act during […]

Cause of Action Institute Files Complaint Against IRS for Destroying Records

Washington, DC – The Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) today filed a legal complaint against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and its commissioner, John Koskinen, for refusing to capture and preserve electronic communications of employees that deal with official business, as required by the law. CoA Institute President & […]

Press Call to Discuss Justice Department’s Mortgage Settlements

WASHINGTON – Cause of Action (CoA) Institute has led efforts to investigate the settlements between the Justice department and big banks over their allegedly faulty mortgage practices. Last year, CoA Institute issued multiple public records requests aimed at exploring whether DoJ has the legal authority to enter into these settlements […]

Cause of Action Institute Sues to Stop White House Obstruction of the Freedom of Information Act

Prevent Obama administration and federal agencies from delaying production of documents that the White House considers politically sensitive Washington, DC – Today, Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) filed a lawsuit against 11 federal agencies — plus the Office of the White House Counsel (OWHC) and White House Counsel Neil […]