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Court asked to bar D.C. government from illegally spending federal funds

Judicial Watch recently filed suit on behalf of the taxpayers of the District of Columbia to prevent the DC government from illegally spending taxpayer money through a budget measure declared unconstitutional by a federal court. Despite the ruling, the DC government still thinks it is above the law.

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JW Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief In Support of Traditional Marriage, Argues against Federal Commandeering of State Marriage Laws

Group Ties Protection of Traditional Marriage to First Amendment (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on April 3, 2015, it filed an amicius curiae brief in the Supreme Court of the United States to support the state governments of Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Michigan following a lawsuit challenging the states’ decision…

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Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Brief, Ask U.S. Supreme Court to Review Race-Based Affirmative Action Admissions Policies at the University of Texas

University’s reliance on broad racial categories to achieve “holistic diversity” violates U.S. Constitution (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on March 12, 2015, it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) to file an amici curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Abigail Fisher, a Texas resident who…

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Judicial Watch Represents D.C. Taxpayer Seeking To Prevent D.C. Government from Illegally Spending Taxpayer Money

Files Motion to Intervene in Federal Appellate Court after D.C. Mayor Decides Not to Defend Federal District Court Ruling (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that it has filed a Motion to Intervene on behalf of Clarice Feldman, a longtime taxpayer and resident of the District of Columbia. The legal action…

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Judicial Watch sponsors panel on Hillary Clinton State Department emails

Judicial Watch recently hosted an expert panel focused on Hillary Clinton’s attempts to subvert federal records laws and the Freedom of Information Act. C-SPAN has comprehensive coverage.

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Gov’t program would fly in Central American children to join parents in US

The State Department has announced that it will begin flying the children of Guatemalan, Honduran and Salvadoran immigrants residing in America to the United States. At taxpayer expense. Fox has the story.

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State Dept. program will fly in Central American immigrant children to U.S.

The Washington Times reports on the State Department’s program to bring the children of Central American immigrants in the United States to the country and provide taxpayer-funded benefits. Any permanent resident, parolee or illegal immigrant granted legal status by Obama’s executive amnesty is eligible to apply for this program.

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What is the US Army Not Telling Us About Bowe Bergdahl’s Alleged Desertion?

Judicial Watch recently filed suit to obtain documents regarding the Bowe Bergdahl swap. Kevin Mooney asks what persuaded Sec. Hagel and the Obama administration that the terrorists we gave up for Bergdahl were no longer a threat.

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State Department cites ‘crushing’ burden from Freedom of Information Act

The State Department has complained that it is facing increased numbers of FOIA requests and lawsuits. In the same piece, Judicial Watch is recognized for having been responsible for bringing to light key documents regarding ethics investigations into the Clintons.

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Virginia State Bar now hero of anti-Israel movement

In March, the Virginia State Bar, the state’s licensing agency, abruptly cancelled a planned mid-year seminar in Israel when several members of the organization complained to the VSB Council. Judicial Watch recently filed a FOIA request to find out what was behind the sudden cancellation.


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