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Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court ‘One-Person, One-Vote’ Evenwel Ruling

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch reacted to today’s ruling by the United States Supreme Court in finding that the “one-person, one-vote” principle under the Equal Protection Clause allows States to use total population only, rather than voter population, when apportioning state voting districts. Judicial Watch said that the decision was…

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Judicial Watch Statement on President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court: “Let’s be real, voters will decide in only eight months on Election Day who will get the opportunity to fill the Supreme Court vacancy.  So…

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Why Justice Scalia was staying for free at a Texas resort

Justice Antonin Scalia’s sudden death over the weekend at a West Texas ranch raised questions about the nature of his travel, who paid for the trip and whether justices are subject to the same disclosure guidelines as other judges or federal officials.

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Judicial Watch Statement on the Death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: Today is a sad day for those of us fighting for the rule of law and constitutional government.  Justice Scalia’s death reminds us how much our liberties depend upon principled…

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Supreme Court Should End Government Racial Favoritism

That’s what the apologists for race-based “affirmative action” said back in the 1990s when the Supreme Court began to rule against explicit quotas in college admissions and government hiring.

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Does Congress write our laws or not?

It seems that the idea of the separation of powers is a foreign concept to many in the federal government. The King v. Burwell debate is an undeniable example.

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Supreme Court to Re-hear Landmark Affirmative Action Case

Judicial Watch has won a victory in Fisher v. University of Texas, as the Supreme Court has declared it will consider the case in its next term. The case focused on the university’s use of racial criteria in determining admissions.

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Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Grant Certiorari in Shapiro v. Mack

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision Monday to grant certiorari to the plaintiffs in Shapiro et al. v. Mack et al., which challenges Maryland’s 2011 legislative redistricting plan on the grounds that it violates the voting rights of Maryland citizens…

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High court could push California rightward

The Supreme Court is considering arguments made in the case Evenwel v. Abbott, in which Texas citizens, along with Judicial Watch, are arguing that electoral districts should be drawn based on the number of U.S. citizens in the district, not just “persons,” which would include illegal immigrants. Electoral reform makes sense, and Judicial Watch is

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Are religious colleges at risk if Supreme Court approves same-sex marriage?

Fox’s Shannon Bream asks an important question — will religiously affiliated educational institutions lose their tax-exempt status if they disagree with a court-recognized right to same-sex marriage? Answers to that question are murky, at best.

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Suit questions court review of Maryland gerrymandering

Judicial Watch recently filed an amicus brief on behalf of Maryland residents whose voting rights are at risk. Talk Radio News has more.

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Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court Obamacare Decision

‘The decision is monstrous.’  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare: This Supreme Court majority rewrote Obamacare and then upheld its constitutionality. This decision is monstrous and…

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Former Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce to Testify before U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee April 24, 2012, on SB1070

Author of Law Now Before the Supreme Court: “Instead of enforcing the law, the Obama administration does the opposite, by encouraging further law breaking.” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that Judicial Watch client, former Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce,…

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Elena Kagan’s Involvement in ‘Obamacare’

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain documents detailing Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan’s participation in discussions related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of March 23, 2010, also known as Obamacare, while she served as…

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New Documents Show Justice Elena Kagan’s Comments on Obamacare Legislation While Serving as Solicitor General

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained three new documents that provide additional information about Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan and the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) while she served as solicitor general. Justice Kagan has said…


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