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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…

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…

Weekly Update: Is Obama Lying about Obamacare Numbers?

Obamacare Navigators: Criminals and ACORN Activists? Judicial Watch Sues for Details Tens of millions of people struggling to find their way through the bureaucratic mess that is Obamacare to find quality health care.  Do not despair.  Your government is there to help you! The Obama administration has hired some 50,000 “navigators,” at a taxpayer cost of $67 million, to help guide Americans through the Obamacare labyrinths.  There’s just…

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.”…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Weekly Update: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Voting Integrity, Federalism Victory at the High Court! This week brought with it a crushing blow to liberals who delight in using the federal government to hammer states that want to protect the integrity of electoral process under the guise of “racial equality.” As reported by The Washington Times: The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that states no longer can be judged by voting discrimination that went on decades…

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…

JW Amicus Brief AIA v. HUD