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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.
(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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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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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.
Judicial Watch recently filed an amicus brief on behalf of Maryland residents whose voting rights are at risk. Talk Radio News has more.
‘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…
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,…
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…
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…
Judicial Watch Petitions Supreme Court over Fed’s Decision to Withhold Bear Stearns Bailout Documents
Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a petition on October 27, 2011, with the United States Supreme Court on behalf of former Federal Reserve employee Vern McKinley asking the High Court to review a lower court ruling validating the…
Arizona State Legislature Supports Supreme Court Review of Obama Administration’s Legal Attack on SB 1070 Immigration Law
Judicial Watch Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Arizona State Legislature in Support of State of Arizona Supreme Court Petition Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — September 15, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it…
Following Mexico’s written orders, President Obama has asked the Supreme Court to halt the execution of an illegal immigrant convicted of bludgeoning, raping and murdering a teenage girl because it would do “irreparable harm” to U.S. interests abroad.Mexico has no death penalty and refuses to extradite criminals who flee the U.S. unless prosecutors assure they
Documents Raise Questions about Supreme Court Justice Kagan’s Role in Obamacare Defense as Solicitor General
Kagan Directs Staff to “Be Involved” in Crafting Defense of Obamacare; Scolds Justice Colleague on the Issue of Her Participation: “This Needs to be Coordinated…You Should not Say Anything about This before Talking to Me.” Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — May 18, 2011 Judicial Watch,…
JW Sues Justice Department for Documents Detailing Justice Kagan’s Participation in Obamacare Discussions as Solicitor General
Should Justice Kagan Recuse Herself if Obamacare Reaches Supreme Court? Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — March 3, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Obama