CoA Institute Case Study on the CFPB’s Arbitration Rule: How the Bureau Evaded Scientific Guidelines and Bypassed Peer Review—And How to Fix It

Instead of conducting an objective study backed by peer-reviewed data, the CFPB sought a pre-determined result, abusing junk science to get there.

EPA responds to House OGR Democrats, arguing FOIA “sensitive review” originated with the Obama Administration

CoA Institute has submitted a FOIA request to the EPA seeking further information about the agency’s sensitive review policy

CoA Institute Moves for Summary Judgment in TABOR Case Challenging Hospital Tax

Colorado law requires a vote of the people before the state can raise taxes, but the state has used a hospital tax to circumvent the law for years.

EPA Chief of Staff describes agency’s sensitive review process for “politically charged” FOIA requests

We remain committed to exposing sensitive review & combating all FOIA politicization.

Department of the Army Refuses to Search Its Servers for Email Records

In May 2016, Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) sued the Department of the Army after it refused to produce records under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) concerning the use of teleconference technology at the White House.  CoA Institute’s FOIA request, which was filed in June 2015, followed the […]

Zen Magnets Wins, but Decision Does Little to Protect Against Regulatory Overreach

The experience of entrepreneurs like Zucker and Qu serve as a stark reminder of the cost of fighting the federal government

District Court Enjoins Cigar Labeling Requirements Pending Appeal

Judge temporarily enjoins FDA from enforcing onerous cigar labeling regulations pending appeal.