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

…The Allied Education 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 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 promote a return to ethics and morality in the…

Weekly Update: We Sued the IRS!

…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 very important constitutional issues. (AEF is a charitable and educational foundation dedicated to improving the quality of…

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….

JW, AEF Challenge Ohio Law Restricting Ballot Initiative Signature Gathering

…Ohio 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…

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…

JW, Allied Educational Foundation File Supreme Court Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of California Proposition 8

Ninth Circuit Ruling Constitutes “an unlawful expansion of power by the federal  judiciary; a drastic revision of the concept of ‘rational basis’ in Equal Protection  analysis; and a dangerous erosion of democratic self-governance.” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of California’s Proposition…

Brief in Support of California Proposition 8

Judicial Watch  joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amicus curiae  brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of California’s Proposition 8, establishing that “only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” On February 7, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Proposition 8 unconstitutional by a vote of 2-1, in a decision the amicus brief says “imputes the worst…

Say No to Amnesty

New Amnesty Push Undermines Rule of Law When Republicans caved on budget negotiations, endorsing the president’s plan to impose massive tax increases while making no commitments on spending cuts, some might have been tempted to think that this was an isolated incident – a perhaps a winter flu bug that struck Republicans in the House of Representatives, attacking their spines. But now, with a “bi-partisan” illegal alien amnesty…

Weekly Update: We Want the Truth

December 6, 2013 Judicial Watch Sues Obama HHS to Obtain Early “Obamacare” Enrollment Records Judicial Watch and AEF File High Court Brief in Support of Challenge to Obama NLRB Recess Appointments It’s About Time! Congressional Hearing on Obama Lawlessness   Judicial Watch Sues Obama HHS to Obtain Early “Obamacare” Enrollment Records From the same presidential administration that brought you the “if you like your health care…

Prop 8 JW AEF Amicus Brief

Ohio AEF leave to file amicus 2:13-cv-935

Ohio AEF amicus 2:13-cv-935

Judicial Watch Files Amicus Curiae Brief with U.S. Supreme Court In Support of Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

…relied upon the “political restructuring doctrine,” a legal precedent used by courts to invalidate laws judged to impede the access of minorities to the political system. Stating that “the Sixth Circuit’s use of the political restructuring doctrine to propagate racial preferences in Michigan violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,” the Judicial Watch- AEF amicus brief argues: “Both the political restructuring doctrine and…

Brief Supporting the Right of All Persons to Obtain Public Records from All State and Local Governments

…et al., Respondents (No. 12-17)). The lower court ruling at issue in the amicus brief, if allowed to remain in force, would prevent non-Virginians from gaining access to public records from Virginia state and local governments. As Judicial Watch and AEF note in their brief, the Supreme Court must resolve the case as “there is a split between the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Third and Fourth Circuits as to whether the right…

Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Curiae Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Supporting the Right of All Persons to Obtain Public Records from All State and Local Governments

…local governments. As Judicial Watch and AEF note in their brief, the Supreme Court must resolve the case as “there is a split between the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Third and Fourth Circuits as to whether the right of access to public records is a ‘privilege and immunity’ under the U.S. Constitution.” (The Privileges and Immunity Clause states: “The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all…

Weekly Update: IRS Scandal Escalates

…the law did not violate the First Amendment rights of plaintiffs,” our brief states, “… it violates a fundamental right of citizens of the several states to fully participate in policy advocacy anywhere in their country such debates take place.” Specifically, the Judicial Watch and AEF brief argues the following: I.    The Privileges and Immunities Clause Protects all Americans’ Right to Circulate an Initiative Petition in Order to Protect…

New Poll and Stealing Democracy

…College for the next three presidential elections.” It is the contention of the State of Louisiana, Judicial Watch, and AEF that “the policy of counting unlawfully present aliens in the nation’s decennial census is unconstitutional and undermines both our federal system of government and our democratic institutions,” and is the “direct result of the failure to enforce our nation’s immigration laws.” In other words, the U.S. Census is distorting the…

Weekly Update: JW Takes on Obama IRS

February 7, 2014 JW Accuses IRS of Flouting Federal Rules:  Seeks End to IRS Anti-Tea Party Regs When it comes to silencing political opposition, the Obama administration often wields a big stick – say, for example, using the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to block the non-profit applications for organizations deemed too “patriotic.”  Or subjecting these organizations to painful and unnecessary audits. On other occasions, however, the administration opts…

Judicial Watch Files Amicus Curiae Brief with Supreme Court Challenging U.S. Census Policy of Counting Illegal Aliens When Apportioning Seats in Congress

…to the seven that it would have been apportioned, were it not for the inclusion of illegal aliens and “non-immigrant foreign nationals,” encompassing holders of student visas and guest workers.  The brief also notes that the “apportionment, in turn, determines the apportionment of electors in the Electoral College for the next three presidential elections.” It is the contention of the State of Louisiana, Judicial Watch and AEF that “the policy…

Brief in California State Supreme Court in Support of Law Banning “Same-Sex Marriage”

Judicial Watch filed an  amicus curiae (No. 12-144) brief with the United States Supreme Court in conjunction with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in support of California’s Proposition 8, which states that “only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” On February 7, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Proposition 8 unconstitutional by a vote of 2-1, while failing to address the larger issue of whether same sex…

Lawsuit for Clean Elections

…As Judicial Watch and AEF note in their brief, the Supreme Court must resolve the case as “there is a split between the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Third and Fourth Circuits as to whether the right of access to public records is a ‘privilege and immunity’ under the U.S. Constitution.” (The Privileges and Immunity Clause states, “The Citizens of each State shall be entitled to all Privileges…

Brief Challenging U.S. Census Policy of Counting Illegal Aliens When Apportioning Seats in Congress

…determines the apportionment of electors in the Electoral College for the next three presidential elections.” It is the contention of the State of Louisiana, Judicial Watch and AEF that “the policy of counting unlawfully present aliens in the nation’s decennial census is unconstitutional and undermines both our federal system of government and our democratic institutions,” and is the “direct result of the failure to enforce our nation’s immigration laws.”…

Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Curiae Brief with Supreme Court in Support of California Proposition 8 Protecting Marriage

Ninth Circuit Ruling represents a ‘dangerous erosion of the principle of federalism, an anti-democratic limitation on the people’s right to popular initiative and referendum; and a drastic revision of the concept of rational basis in Equal Protection analysis.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on August 31, 2012, it filed an amicus curiae (No. 12-144) brief with the United States Supreme Court in conjunction with…

Weekly Update: Free Pass for Terrorist?

…history is clear enough: Racial discrimination is never benign.” Let’s hope this opinion, which mirrors the arguments put forth by JW and the AEF, prevails when the High Court decides the Michigan affirmative action case next term. New Treasury Documents Reveal Terms of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s May Cuba Trip Liberal celebrities traveling to countries hostile to the United States — and supporting oppressive and cruel dictators – is not a…

Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decisions

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today issued a statement criticizing the rulings by the Supreme Court of the United States in United  States v. Windsor (No. 12–307),  the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) case and Hollingsworth et al. v. Perry et al. (No. 12-144), the California voter-approved Proposition 8 case. Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records of communications regarding the decision to not actively…

2012 Election Integrity Project Update

ACORN Offshoot Sues Massachusetts for Failing to Register Welfare Recipients Think ACORN is defunct and no longer able to exert its corrupt influence in the 2012 presidential election campaign? Think again. Splintered across the country, into dozens of difficult to track state organizations, the ACORN network is now working hand-in-hand with the Holder Department of Justice (DOJ) to register voters for Obama’s “Food Stamp Army” to help him…

Judicial Watch Files Amicus Curiae Brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Opposition to Race-Based Admission Policies at the University of Texas at Austin

University Admission Policies Result in ‘Racial and Ethnic Stereotyping’ and Violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Abigail Noel Fisher.  The brief was filed jointly with the Allied Educational…

Obama’s Solyndra Stonewall Fails in Court

Judicial Watch Scores Victory in Solyndra FOIA Lawsuit Judicial Watch has been aggressively investigating the Obama administration’s corrupt deal to send $531 million in federal loans to the green energy boondoggle Solyndra, which is now bankrupt. In fact, we are in court right now fighting the Obama administration for the release of documents. And last Friday we earned a court victory when a federal judge refused to allow…

Brief with U.S. Supreme Court in Opposition to Race-Based Admission Policies at the University of Texas at Austin

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Abigail Noel Fisher.  The brief was filed jointly with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF).  The filing supports Fisher’s claim that race-based admission policies of the University of Texas at Austin violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Abigail Noel Fisher, Petitioner v. University of Texas at Austin, et al., Respondents). Ms. Fisher was denied admission to…

Weekly Update: It’s Even Worse Than I Thought!

In Wake of Election Integrity Victory in Virginia, Judicial Watch, True the Vote Shift Focus to Indiana’s Dirty Voter Rolls Last week I reported to you that Judicial Watch and its partner the Allied Educational Fund (AEF) filed a “friend of the court” brief with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Alexandria Division, supporting the Virginia Board of Election’s plan to remove as many…



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