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JANUARY 2017
 

HIGHLIGHTS

COA INSTITUTE TO DEFEND D-LINK SYSTEMS AGAINST FTC's BASELESS DATA SECURITY CHARGES
We will represent D-Link Systems, Inc. in its defense against recent unwarranted and baseless charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission regarding the company's security practices for consumer routers and IP cameras. Read More
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT SHIELDING INFORMATION ON EXPANSION OF FEDERAL LANDS
We sued the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to obtain access to records about the agency's acquisition of land in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico. Americans deserve to understand how and why BLM wants to increase its control over land that could otherwise be used for private or state purposes. Read More
D.C. CIRCUIT OVERTURNS LOWER COURT, RULES CLINTON EMAIL CASE CAN PROCEED
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a ruling by the District Court in a lawsuit Cause of Action Institute filed against Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Archivist David Ferriero seeking to enforce their duties under the Federal Records Act as they relate to retrieval of Hillary Clinton's emails. Read More
 

IN THE NEWS

WALL STREET JOURNAL
In December the Cause of Action Institute filed a lawsuit against CFPB for refusing to produce more than 1,800 pages of documents on how the agency came up with a regulation on arbitration.  Read More
REUTERS
In a new legal development on the controversy over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails, an appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling and said two U.S. government agencies should have done more to recover the emails. Read More
THE HILL
Citizens deserve government that is open, honest, and fair, but the temptation to limit accountability will always be present wherever there is power. Read More
              
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