Watchdog Group Sues CFPB For Cordray Appointment Docs

Law360, New York (June 7, 2012, 5:44 PM EDT) -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was hit with a Freedom of Information Act suit Thursday in Washington federal court by a conservative watchdog group looking for documents related to the recess appointment of the bureau's director, Richard Cordray.

Judicial Watch Inc., which describes itself as a conservative, nonpartisan educational group, alleges that it was improperly denied information it asked for in two FOIA requests, regarding Cordray's appointment to the CFPB, the financial consumer watchdog that was created under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...
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