Selected Court Filings
John Clarke filed Patrick Knowlton's civil rights lawsuit in October of 1996, one year after Knowlton was harassed by the FBI, the DOJ, and its surrogate, Kenneth Starr's Office of Independent Counsel ("OIC"). The Amended Complaint is here, and the transcript of oral argument on the government's motion to dismiss the case is here.
Clarke submitted applications to order the OIC to present evidence the FBI cover-up to the Whitewater grand jury, in federal district courts in Washington, DC, and in the Eastern District of Virginia.
The same grand jury application was also submitted to the US Court of Appeals Special Division for the Purpose of Appointing Independent Counsels.
In 1997, that DC Circuit three-judge panel ("Special Division") ordered Mr. Starr to include in his Report on the Death 20 pages:
The gun photographed in Foster's hand was not his silver gun.