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Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al. v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. (No. 13-1371)

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Judicial Watch Statement on SCOTUS Ruling in Texas Department of Housing v. Inclusive Communities Project

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling today in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al. v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., in which it upheld a federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) interpretation that imposes liability on a state housing decision that disparately impacts

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Homeland Sec: Terrorists Crossing U.S.-Mexico Border ‘Not the Thing I Most Worry About’

Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson said recently that terrorists crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is “not the thing I most worry about.” This isn’t surprising, given the department’s utter lack of seriousness when it comes to securing the border.

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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

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Rep. O’Rourke Touts a Safe Juárez, U.S. Warns of Violence, Drug-Related Murders

 The congressman who tried silencing federal law enforcement sources from exposing terrorist camps in Ciudad Juárez is contradicting the U.S. government’s assessment of the famously crime-infested Mexican city by proclaiming that it’s “far safer” than it was years ago. It appears to be a frantic effort on the part of…

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FBI Holds “Special” Meeting in Juárez to Address ISIS, DHS Not Invited

Responding to Judicial Watch’s report earlier this week of ISIS activity along the Mexican border, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) supervisors called a “special” meeting at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juárez. A high-level intelligence source, who must remain anonymous for safety reasons, confirmed that the meeting was convened specifically…

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ISIS Camp a Few Miles from Texas, Mexican Authorities Confirm

ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas, according to Judicial Watch sources that include a Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector. The exact location where the terrorist group has established its base is around eight miles from the U.S.…

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Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amici Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Criticizing Texas’ Redistricting Rules that Dilute the Value of Citizens’ Votes

Texas’ apportionment effectively gives some of its citizens approximately 1.8 votes while others have only 1 vote.”  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in the filing of an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Sue…

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Judicial Watch Opposes Obama Administration Emergency Stay Request in Texas Amnesty Case

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that it filed an amicus curiae brief in opposition to the Obama administration’s request for an emergency, expedited stay of a federal court order of a key component of President Obama’s executive amnesty. Specifically, it asked that the administration be allowed to implement the…

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Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, et al. v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. (No. 13-1371)

On November 24, 2014, Judicial Watch joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of the State of Texas’ appeal of a lower court ruling upholding a federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) interpretation that imposes liability on…

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Brief with Supreme Court in Support of Texas Disparate Impact Appeal

Brief argues that lower court’s interpretation of Fair Housing Act would further enshrine “the intellectually impoverished concept of race into law” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court in…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Facts Counter Govt.’s Denial of ISIS Threat Reported by JW

After nearly two weeks of furiously denying that Islamic terrorists are operating in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and planning to attack the United States, a senior Homeland Security official has confirmed it to Congress. Judicial Watch broke the story on August 29 that terrorist groups in Juarez,…

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Texas Sues DOJ Over Voter ID Law

Texas is suing the Department of Justice (DOJ) in federal court for blocking the implementation of a state voter identification law—passed to deter and detect election fraud—the Obama Administration claims discriminates against minorities. The Texas Legislature passed the measure in 2011 and six months ago it was submitted to the…

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Border Wars: Way Of Life Threatened

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Widow sues for info in Falcon Lake death

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Appellate Court Rules Lawsuit Challenging Houston’s Illegal Alien Sanctuary Policy Will Continue

Appellate Court Reverses Decision by District Court Dismissing Judicial Watch Lawsuit Filed by Houston Police Sgt. Joslyn Johnson, Widow of Police Officer Murdered by Illegal Alien Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — September 13, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes


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