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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 [...]

January 8th, 2021|Categories: Department of Justice, In The News, Judicial Oversight|

Whistleblower Network News: Christian Greene

Christian Greene This article features our client Christian Greene and Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. Christian Greene was born in Eugene, Oregon, to Paula and Jason Greene. Her mother was “the sweetest, kindest person, whom everyone called mom.” Jason Greene was an entrepreneur, “having his hands [...]

January 6th, 2021|Categories: Children's Rights, In The News, Public Health, Whistleblower Rights|

The New York Times: The Lull Before the Surge on Top of the Surge – California Today

The Lull Before the Surge on Top of the Surge - California Today This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. “A surge on top of a surge” of the coronavirus is incoming, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned Monday in his first briefing of what’s already shaping up to be [...]

Business Insider: Trump awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to longtime loyalist and GOP Rep. Devin Nunes

Trump awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to longtime loyalist and GOP Rep. Devin Nunes This article features our National Security Analyst Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. President Donald Trump on Monday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to Republican Rep. Devin Nunes [...]

January 5th, 2021|Categories: In The News, Investigations, US Government, Whistleblower Rights|

Georgia Public Broadcasting: Trump Appointee Seeks Lasting Control Over Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia

Trump Appointee Seeks Lasting Control Over Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia This article features our client Jamie Fly and was originally published here. Michael Pack's stormy tenure over the federal agency that oversees government-funded broadcasters abroad — including Voice of America — appears to be coming to a close. [...]

January 5th, 2021|Categories: In The News, Press Freedom, US Government, VOA Whistleblowers|

Whistleblower News Network: Whistleblowers in 2020

Whistleblowers in 2020 This article features our client Dawn Wooten and Jay Brainard and was originally published here. In 2020, it seemed as though whistleblowers were in the news more than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic was, of course, the year’s biggest news story, and whistleblowers played an important role throughout [...]

Government Executive: GovExec Daily: Feds’ Anti-Gag Rights During the Transition

GovExec Daily: Feds' Anti-Gag Rights During the Transition This podcast features our Deputy Legislative Director Irvin McCullough and Democracy Fellow Aman Panjwani and was originally published here.  In December, a group of good government organizations sent a letter to 25 federal departments and agencies asking them to reinforce their employees' whistleblower [...]

Government Executive: Transition Roundup: Still No Plum Book; Trump Ramps Up Lame Duck Actions

Transition Roundup: Still No Plum Book; Trump Ramps Up Lame Duck Actions This article features our National Security Analyst Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. President Trump has less than a month left in office, yet he’s creating potentially massive roadblocks for pandemic relief and government funding. On Tuesday night he [...]

Sputnik International: US DOJ Whistleblowers Urge For Investigation Into Canceled Diversity Programs

US DoJ Whistleblowers Urge For Investigation Into Canceled Diversity Programs This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. In a letter obtained by NPR, DoJ whistleblowers urge federal watchdogs and members of Congress to investigate what they say are illegal government directives that forced diversity and inclusion programs [...]

Democracy Now!: “I Just Felt Like I Had No Control Over My Body”: Survivors of Alleged ICE Medical Abuse Speak Out

“I Just Felt Like I Had No Control Over My Body”: Survivors of Alleged ICE Medical Abuse Speak Out This video features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Dozens of immigrant women detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia have [...]

December 30th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News|

The New York Times: 2 Cleveland Police Officers Avoid Federal Charges in Killing of Tamir Rice

2 Cleveland Police Officers Avoid Federal Charges in Killing of Tamir Rice This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. Two Cleveland police officers will avoid federal criminal charges for their role in the killing of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old Black boy who had been [...]

December 30th, 2020|Categories: Department of Justice, In The News, Top Tier Outlet|

The Guardian: More immigrant women say they were abused by Ice gynecologist

More immigrant women say they were abused by Ice gynecologist This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. More women have joined an official legal petition alleging that they were medically abused by a gynecologist while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody in a move [...]

December 28th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News|

The Hill: Migrant women file lawsuit against doctor for alleged forced medical procedures

Migrant women file lawsuit against doctor for alleged forced medical procedures This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Lawyers representing a group of more than 40 migrant women on Monday filed a class-action lawsuit alleging abuse and forced medical procedures at a Georgia immigration detention [...]

December 28th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News|

Law & Crime: Women File Lawsuit Alleging Non-Consensual Gynecological Procedures at ICE Detention Center: ‘The Most Medical Way of Being Raped You Could Possibly Experience’

Women File Lawsuit Alleging Non-Consensual Gynecological Procedures at ICE Detention Center: ‘The Most Medical Way of Being Raped You Could Possibly Experience’ This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. A group of women detainees at a Georgia facility run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement [...]

December 28th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News|

Time: More Than 40 Women File Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Medical Misconduct by ICE Doctor at Georgia Detention Center

More Than 40 Women File Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Medical Misconduct by ICE Doctor at Georgia Detention Center This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. More than 40 women are now a part of a consolidated class action lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and [...]

December 28th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News|

BuzzFeed News: More Than 40 Women Are Now Speaking Out About Alleged Medical Misconduct In ICE Detention

More Than 40 Women Are Now Speaking Out About Alleged Medical Misconduct In ICE Detention This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Forty-one women are now speaking out against the federal government and a Georgia gynecologist, most of them alleging that they underwent unwanted and [...]

December 28th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News|

International Business Times: At Least 35 Immigrant Women Accuse ICE Gynecologist Of Medical Abuse, File Class-Action Lawsuit

At Least 35 Immigrant Women Accuse ICE Gynecologist Of Medical Abuse, File Class-Action Lawsuit This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. More than 30 women have filed a legal petition against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), alleging they were medically abused by a gynecologist [...]

December 28th, 2020|Categories: COVID19, ICE Detention, Immigration, In The News|

NPR: DOJ Whistleblowers Call for Investigation Into Canceled Diversity Programs

DOJ Whistleblowers Call for Investigation Into Canceled Diversity Programs This article features Government Accountability Project and our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. Justice Department whistleblowers are calling on federal watchdogs and members of Congress to investigate what they call illegal and abusive government directives that waste [...]

Federal News Network: Congresswoman wants to make sure Trump administration preserves records

Congresswoman wants to make sure Trump administration preserves records This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) wants to make sure President Donald Trump doesn’t dispose of any vital presidential records on his way out the door. Maloney sent [...]

Explica: More migrant women join the demand for gynecological abuses in a detention center-CVBJ

More migrant women join the demand for gynecological abuses in a detention center-CVBJ This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Nail 40 immigrant women in a Georgia detention center have filed a class action lawsuit in which they claim they suffered medical abuse [...]

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