Transparency advocates on Monday asked a federal court in Washington to expedite release of thousands of documents related to U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s previous government positions, material that otherwise might not be made public for years or decades.

Fix the Court, aided by American Oversight, sought injunctions against the National Archives and Records Administration and the Department of Justice. It argued the agencies’ failure to respond adequately to previous Freedom of Information Act requests will deprive the public of “information essential to ensure that Judge Kavanaugh’s appointment receives rigorous, informed debate—in the Senate and among the general public—appropriate for a critical post in a representative democracy.”

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