- Apr 10, 2018
This case seeks to compel U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to disclose operating agreements related to its Northwest Detention Facility in Tacoma, Washington, which may show that the subsidiary of a private prison company has a direct relationship with a federal contract—contradicting public denials from its leadership and raising further questions about the legality of its political contributions.
- Apr 2, 2018
CLC v. FEC (GEO) is a case about the FEC’s delay in enforcing federal campaign finance law against GEO Group, one of America’s largest private prison companies, which illegally made $225,000 in contributions to a super PAC supporting then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016.
- May 24, 2018
CLC submitted comments to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on internet ad disclaimers. CLC explains the importance of disclaimers for keeping voters fully informed about the person or group disseminating political messages.
- May 21, 2018
CLC filed a comment letter to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) regarding Reg 2018-01 and former candidates' personal use of campaign funds. Previously in February 2018, CLC filed a rulemaking petition asking the FEC to revise and amend regulations pertaining to the personal use of campaign funds as they apply to former candidates and officeholders. In March 2018, the FEC published a notice of availability in the Federal Register regarding CLC’s rulemaking petition.
- Apr 3, 2018
On April 2, 2018, CLC responded to the FEC's motion to dismiss with a memorandum in opposition to their motion to dismiss. CLC is seeking to end the FEC's delay in enforcing the law against GEO Group, after we filed a complaint pointing to evidence of an apparently illegal campaign contribution in the 2016 presidential election.