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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…


Jaw-dropping IRS News

…amicus brief supporting Fisher’s petition for an en banc hearing, Judicial Watch and AEF contend that the UT admission policy violates the Equal Protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. If the Fifth Circuit Court decision is allowed to stand, the Judicial Watch/AEF brief argues, it could “prolong the misconception that a person’s ‘race’ is useful distinction for judging who a person is and what they are entitled to.” Arguing that…

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…

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…

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…

Study: North Carolina Minority Vote Turnout Increased After Stronger Election Integrity Measures Implemented

…to two million North Carolina voters. In their amici brief, Judicial Watch and AEF argue that the opposite is true, comparing the results of a May 4, 2010, primary election with those of a May 14, 2014, primary election, the first major election to be held in North Carolina since the passage of HB 589. The turnout numbers are “devastating to the plaintiff’s case because they contradict all of their…

Prop 8 JW AEF Amicus Brief

Prop 8 JW AEF Amicus Brief

Ohio AEF amicus 2:13-cv-935

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

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…

More IRS Smoking-Gun Emails

…majority opinion, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote: Strict scrutiny does not permit a court to accept a school’s assertion that its admissions process uses race in a permissible way without a court giving close analysis to the evidence of how the process works in practice … Your JW has been part of this debate for some time. In fact, we partnered with AEF on an amici brief in support of Fisher…

Clinton Corruption Bombshells

…the reforms contained in HB 589. Following oral arguments, the court indicated that it would likely rule on the motion in the next few weeks. Now let’s a look at the specific arguments we raised in court and with our amicus curiae brief filed on June 18, 2014 with the AEF and Christina Kelley Gallegos-Merrill. (Christina Kelley Gallegos-Merrill ran for County Commissioner of Buncombe County in 2012 and lost a…

JW Gets Court Hearing on Missing IRS Emails

…NLRB are unconstitutional for the primary reason that the Senate was in session at the time of the purported appointments… The President’s declaration that these sessions were invalid disregards the Senate’s authority to determine and administer its own procedures, including when it will recess and how it will conduct its business. The Supreme Court unanimously agreed with the position JW and AEF took and, in a rare push-back to Obama’s…

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