Key Case Citations for Recent Congressional Oversight Cases

as of January 20, 2020

Congressional Access to Grand Jury Information

Mueller Grand Jury Case

In re Application of Comm. on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives for an Order Authorizing Release of Certain Grand Jury Materials, 414 F. Supp. 3d 129 (D.D.C. 2019)

In re Application of Comm. on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives for an Order Authorizing Release of Certain Grand Jury Materials, 414 F. Supp. 3d 1 (D.D.C. 2019), rev’d, (D.C. Cir. Oct. 29, 2019) — stay denied by district court but granted by appeals court

In re Application of Comm. on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives for an Order Authorizing Release of Certain Grand Jury Materials
, No. 19-5288 (D.C. Cir. Mar. 10, 2020)

Absolute Immunity Cases

McGahn Case

Comm. on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives v. McGahn, 415 F. Supp. 3d 148 (D.D.C. 2019)

Comm. on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives v. McGahn
, No. 19-CV-2379 (KBJ), 2019 WL 6463406 (D.D.C. Dec. 2, 2019) — denying stay

Comm. on the Judiciary, United States House of Representatives v. McGahn
, 951 F.3d 510 (D.C. Cir. 2020), vacated, rev’d en banc (D.C. Cir. Aug. 7, 2020)

Kupperman Case

Kupperman v. U.S. House of Representatives, No. 1:19-cv-03224-RJL, Memorandum Opinion (D.D.C. Dec. 30, 2019)(dismissing case as moot)

Tax & Financial Records Cases

House Ways & Means Case

No opinion to date

House Oversight Committee-Mazars Case

Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP, 591 U.S. __ (2020)

Trump v. Comm. on Oversight & Reform, U.S. House of Representatives, 380 F. Supp. 3d 76 (D.D.C. 2019), aff’d sub nom. Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP, 940 F.3d 710 (D.C. Cir. 2019), reh’g en banc denied, 941 F.3d 1180 (D.C. Cir. 2019), vacated, Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP, 591 U.S. __ (2020)

Manhattan DA-Mazars Case

Trump v. Vance, 591 U.S. __ (2020)

Trump v. Vance, 395 F. Supp. 3d 283 (S.D.N.Y. 2019), aff’d in part, vacated in part, remanded, 941 F.3d 631 (2d Cir. 2019), aff’d, remanded, Trump v. Vance, 591 U.S. __ (2020)

Deutsche Bank-Capital One Case

Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP, 591 U.S. __ (2020)

Trump v. Deutsche Bank AG, No. 19 CIV. 3826 (ER), 2019 WL 2204898 (S.D.N.Y. May 22, 2019), aff’d in part, remanded in part, 943 F.3d 627 (2d Cir. 2019), vacated sub nom. Trump v. Mazars USA, LLP, 591 U.S. __ (2020)

New York Law on State Tax Returns Case

Trump v. Comm. on Ways & Means, United States House of Representatives, No. 1:19-CV-02173 (CJN), 2019 WL 5866752 (D.D.C. Nov. 11, 2019) — dismissing New York officials

Trump v. Comm. on Ways & Means, United States House of Representatives, No. 1:19-CV-02173 (CJN), 2019 WL 6138993 (D.D.C. Nov. 18, 2019), appeal docketed, No. 19-5360 (D.C. Cir. Dec. 23, 2019) — imposing notice requirement on Congress

Executive Privilege

House Census Case

No opinion to date
 
 

Fast & Furious Case

Comm. on Oversight & Gov’t Reform, United States House of Representatives v. Sessions, 344 F. Supp. 3d 1 (D.D.C. 2018)

Private Sector Subpoenas

Fusion GPS Case

Bean LLC v. John Doe Bank, 291 F. Supp. 3d 34 (D.C.C. 2018)

Backpage.com Case

Senate Permanent Subcomm. v. Ferrer, 199 F. Supp. 3d 125 (D.D.C. 2016), vacated as moot sub nom. Senate Permanent Subcomm. on Investigations v. Ferrer, 856 F.3d 1080 (D.C. Cir. 2017)

Ferrer v. Senate Permanent Subcomm. on Investigations, 137 S. Ct. 1, 195 L. Ed. 2d 900, vacated, 137 S. Ct. 28, 195 L. Ed. 2d 901 (2016)

Emoluments

Members of Congress Emoluments Case

Blumenthal v. Trump, 335 F. Supp. 3d 45 (D.D.C. 2018), rev’d per curiam, No. 19-5237, 2020 WL 593861 (D.C. Cir. Feb. 7, 2020)

Blumenthal v. Trump, 373 F. Supp. 3d 191 (D.D.C. 2019), vacating as moot, No. 19-5237 (D.C. Cir. Feb. 7, 2020)

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