Landmark Legal Foundation today asked Federal District Judge Royce Lamberth to sanction the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for destroying or failing to preserve emails and text messages that may have helped document suspected Agency efforts to influence the 2012 presidential election.
Landmark Challenges EPA's Power to Regulate Greenhouse Gases in Supreme Court Brief
December 11, 2013
Landmark Legal Foundation today filed its Amicus Curiae ("Friend of the Court") brief challenging the EPA's Authority to Regulate Greenhouse Gases.
Landmark Legal Foundation is the first organization to file an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case challenging the Obama Administration in its attempt to use the President's recess appointment power when the Senate was still in session.
Supreme Court Brief
Federal District Judge Royce C. Lamberth today ordered that Landmark may conduct discovery to determine the extent to which EPA made a good faith effort to search senior officials' offices in response to Landmark's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for information relating to the possible politicizing of the Agency's rulemaking process. Judge Lamberth's order was accompanied by a denial of the EPA's motion for summary judgment in the case.
Judge Lamberth's Opinion
Judge Lamberth's Order