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Judicial Watch, AEF File Amici Brief with Supreme Court Supporting Arizona, Kansas Efforts to Require Proof of Citizenship on Voter Registration Forms

…al., v. U. S. Election Assistance Commission, et al. , (No. 14-1164)). In their amici brief Judicial Watch and AEF argue that if the lower court ruling is allowed to stand, it will “undermine voter confidence in the integrity of elections:” If states cannot verify the citizenship of those registering to vote, citizens may have their votes cancelled out by unlawful ballots cast in the names of noncitizens. The mere…

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Judicial Watch and AEF File Friend of Court Brief in Support of Virginia Efforts to Clean Voter Rolls

…filing an amicus curiae brief with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia Alexandria Division (Case No. 1:13-cv-1218) in support of the Virginia Board of Election’s plan to remove as many as 57,000 voters deemed ineligible from the Virginia voter registration rolls in compliance with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA). AEF is a charitable and educational foundation dedicated to improving the quality of…

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JW and AEF File Amici Curiae Brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Support of Challenge to Obama NLRB Recess Appointments

…a charitable and educational foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life through education. In furtherance of that goal, the Foundation has engaged in a number of projects which include, but are not limited to, educational and health conferences domestically and abroad. AEF has frequently partnered with Judicial Watch to fight government and judicial corruption and to promote a return to ethics and morality in the nations’ public life….

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Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Amici Curiae in Support of North Carolina Election Integrity Law in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

…alleging this law was racially discriminatory against black voters in violation of Section 2 of the federal Voting Rights Act (“VRA”). In their amici brief, JW and AEF explained that the Department of Justice was wrong. First, Section 2 of the VRA only prohibits state laws that directly cause increased difficulty for voters to exercise their right to vote “because of” or “on account of” their race. The North Carolina…

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Judicial Watch, AEF File Brief Supporting Arizona, Kansas Efforts to Require Proof of Citizenship on Voter Registration Forms

…amicus brief, Judicial Watch and AEF argue that if granted, the appeal “would have a chilling effect on voter confidence in the integrity of elections in Kansas and Arizona, as well as nationwide.” The amicus contends, “The U.S. Election Assistance Commission – apparently uninterested in federal law enforcement – now seeks to prevent states from enforcing their own lawfully enacted statutes designed to ensure that voter-qualification laws are followed.” Judicial…

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JW, AEF Challenge Ohio Law Restricting Ballot Initiative Signature Gathering

…Eastern Division. Agreeing with a prior finding suggesting that the Ohio law violates the First Amendment, Judicial Watch and AEF argue that the law also violates the Fourteenth Amendment “Privilege and Immunities” clause. “Even if the law did not violate the First Amendment rights of Plaintiffs,” the brief states, “… it violates a fundamental right of citizens of the several states to fully participate in policy advocacy anywhere in their…

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JW & AEF File Amicus Curiae Brief Challenging HUD

Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Curiae Brief Challenging HUD Disparate Impact Racial Regulation Brief argues HUD regulation “attempts to further enshrine the intellectually impoverished concept of race into law” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in support of…

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Weekly Update: We Sued the IRS!

…about efforts by the Obama administration and its Bloomberg-funded allies to take away your Second Amendment rights at the federal and state levels. JW and AEF File Friend of Court Brief in Support of Virginia’s Efforts to Clean Voter Rolls If you are a regular reader of my weekly update, you know that from time to time JW has partnered with the Allied Educational Fund (AEF) on a number of…

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Judicial Watch and AEF File Amicus in Support of North Carolina Election Integrity Measure

…of a partisan effort to undermine clean elections. News of his retirement is welcome.” The Allied Educational Foundation is a charitable and educational foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life through education. In furtherance of that goal, the Foundation has engaged in a number of projects, including educational and health conferences domestically and abroad. AEF has frequently partnered with Judicial Watch to fight government corruption. Christina Kelley Gallegos-Merrill ran…

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Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Supreme Court Brief In Support of North Carolina Election Integrity Law

…Amicus brief argues attacks on election integrity law will “discourage citizen participation” in elections. (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) to file an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in opposition to a lower court ruling preventing North Carolina’s implementation of its election integrity reform law. Judicial Watch and AEF argue that a panel of…

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Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Brief, Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Review Race-Based Affirmative Action Admissions Policies at the University of Texas

…racial preference policies. In their brief, Judicial Watch and AEF argue that if a lower court ruling against Fisher is allowed to stand, it will “further enshrine the intellectually impoverished concept of race into law.” In 2008, Fisher and her former co-plaintiff, Rachel Multer Michalewicz, filed suit against UT, alleging that the university had violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. In January 2011, after the U.S. Appeals…

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Judicial Watch Statement on Ohio Court’s Ruling in Early Voting Case

…whether the challenged law results in a cognizable injury under the Constitution or the Voting Rights Act. We conclude that it does not. In July 2016, Judicial Watch joined with the AEF in filing an amici curiae brief with the Court of Appeals arguing that if it failed to reverse the lower court ruling, it “risks issuing a judgment that is not only wrong, but perverse, in that it might…

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Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Supreme Court Amici Brief against Race-Based Admissions Policies at UT-Austin

…(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) to file an amici curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court that argues that raced-based admissions policies are irrational, destructive and are based on illegitimate racial theories that have no basis in biology. The Judicial Watch and AEF brief was filed on September 10, 2015, in support of Abigail Noel Fisher, who is asking…

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Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Amici Brief, Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Texas Voting Districting

…a special panel of three federal court judges dismissed the suit, and on December 4, 2014, Evenwel and Pfenninger filed their notice of appeal to the Supreme Court. On March 6, 2015 Judicial Watch and AEF filed an amici brief in support of what turned out to be a successful effort to persuade the Supreme Court to take up the lawsuit. The Judicial Watch/AEF brief recommends that the Supreme Court…

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Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Brief Supporting Fisher Challenge to Race-Based University Admissions Policies

…survive court review under this “strict scrutiny” standard if the policy serves a “compelling government interest.” Judicial Watch filed an amicus brief in support of Fisher in advance of this Supreme Court victory (No. 11-345). But the Fifth Circuit has not followed the Supreme Court’s instruction. In their amicus brief supporting Fisher’s petition for an en banc hearing, Judicial Watch and AEF contend that the UT admission policy violates the…

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