Judicial Oversight

CommonDreams: Biden Attorney General Pick Merrick Garland Urged to Establish DOJ Task Force to Probe Trump Crimes

Biden Attorney General Pick Merrick Garland Urged to Establish DOJ Task Force to Probe Trump Crimes This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. As President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday confirmed reporting that he will nominate Judge Merrick Garland to lead the U.S. Department of Justice, a coalition of public interest groups urged the attorney general-designate [...]

2021-01-08T16:02:43-05:00January 8th, 2021|Department of Justice, In The News, Judicial Oversight|

Coalition Letter to Members of Congress Urging Passage of the Protecting Our Democracy Act to Prevent Future Abuses of the Pardon Power

Coalition Letter to Members of Congress Urging Passage of the Protecting Our Democracy Act to Prevent Future Abuses of the Pardon Power Dear Member of Congress, We write to you as a cross-partisan coalition of thirteen organizations to urge passage of the Protecting Our Democracy Act (H.R. 8363, S.B. 4880) in order to prevent future [...]

2020-12-28T16:14:33-05:00December 28th, 2020|Department of Justice, Judicial Oversight, Letter|

The Vanguard: THE VANGUARD’s Court Watch Interns Urge Safe, Public Access to San Francisco Courts with No Success

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. THE VANGUARD’s Court Watch Interns Urge Safe, Public Access to San Francisco Courts with No Success SAN FRANCISCO – The Vanguard News Group—whose Court Watch program covers county courts throughout California—Monday paid a visit to file a grievance with San Francisco County Superior Court [...]

2020-07-07T09:05:10-04:00July 7th, 2020|In The News, Judicial Oversight|

The Vanguard: THE VANGUARD Asks SF Courts to Allow Press Access to Courtroom Proceedings

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. THE VANGUARD Asks SF Courts to Allow Press Access to Courtroom Proceedings SAN FRANCISCO – THE VANGUARD – similar to consumer groups demanding remote access to the courts on a federal level – last week officially requested that the Superior Court of San Francisco [...]

2020-04-27T08:45:47-04:00April 27th, 2020|In The News, Judicial Oversight|

Law 360: Congress Urged To Boost Court Access Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. Congress Urged To Boost Court Access Amid COVID-19 Crisis More than two dozen open government groups are calling on Congress to fund real-time remote access to federal court proceedings, suspend PACER fees, broaden whistleblower protections and take other steps to ensure the coronavirus pandemic [...]

2020-04-27T08:37:44-04:00April 27th, 2020|In The News, Inspectors General, Judicial Oversight|