Request for a copy of the Watchlist

Winter Calvert filed this request with the Department of Justice, Justice Management Division of the United States of America.
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From: Winter Calvert

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Last year, Judge Anthony Trenga ruled that the Watchlist, under the FBI's Terrorist Screening Center, was Unconstitutional (ELHADY, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Charles H. KABLE, et al.; Case 1:16-cv-00375-AJT-JFA).

In this court case, the FBI admitted that it provided the Watchlist to hundreds of corporations. The FBI also provided a current copy of the Watchlist for the court's proceedings. Upon ruling that the Watchlist is illegal and Unconstitutional, the Watchlist is no longer protected under the National Security Act. This document should be a public record and available through PACER or a Freedom of Information Request, such as this one.

Please provide a copy of the FBI's Watchlist or the names listed, therein, as provided to the courtroom, during the proceedings.
Alternately, please provide a copy of the Watchlist, as provided to numerous United States corporations.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Winter Calvert

From: Department of Justice, Justice Management Division

The request has been rejected, with the agency stating that it can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the requested documents.

From: Winter Calvert

I am appealing the answer of this FOIA request, as it is obvious that the Dept of Justice is contradicting itself, or lying. The Dept of Justice and FBI attorneys, admitted in court to Federal Judge Anthony Trenga, that the Watchlist document is real. And they further admitted that the Watchlist document was provided to, at least, 700 corporations.

Please provide the Watchlist document as requested, or admit that the DOJ lawyers lied in a Federal Courtroom, when they admitted the existence of the document. This would be a serious felony crime.