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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…

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Brief Filed Challenging Constitutionality of Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief (White Mountain Health Center v. County of Maricopa (1 CA-CV 12-0831)) on March 19, 2013, in the Court of Appeals of the State of Arizona, District One, in support of Maricopa County and the State of Arizona’s lawsuit appealing a December, 4, 2012, Maricopa Superior Court ruling that…

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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…

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Brief Argues that Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Erred in Ruling Arizona Proposition 200 Violates NVRA

Judicial Watch  filed an amicus curiae brief (State of Arizona, et al. v Inter Tribal Council of Arizona et al. (No. 1271)) on December 14, 2012, with the United States Supreme Court challenging the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit declaring that Arizona’s Proposition 200, requiring proof of citizenship in…

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Brief for State Legislators with Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in Support of Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief (Viviette Applewhite, et al. v. The Common Wealth of Pennsylvania, et al. (No. 71 Map 2012)) with the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in support of Act 18, a Pennsylvania voter ID law which requires voters to produce a Pennsylvania driver’s license or another government-issued photo ID, such as…

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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

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Brief Supporting the Right of All Persons to Obtain Public Records from All State and Local Governments

Judicial Watch on August 29, 2012 it filed an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court in conjunction with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) asking the High Court to take the case to resolve a Virginia lawsuit involving the constitutional right of American citizens to obtain records from state governments(Mark J.…

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Brief in Support of Tennessee’s Attempt to Remove Ineligible Voters from Voter Registration Lists

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief (Lincoln Davis v. Tre Hargett, Tennessee Secretary of State and Mark Goins, Tennessee Coordinator of Elections (No. 2:12-cv-00023)) on June 8, 2012, with the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville Division in support of Tennessee’s attempts to remove ineligible registrations from the

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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

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New Brief in Lawsuit to Stop Maryland Community College from Providing In-State Tuition Benefits to Illegal Aliens

Judicial Watch filed a new brief (Michael Lee Phillips, et al v. Board of Trustees Montgomery College (No. 01319)) in its taxpayer lawsuit against Maryland’s Montgomery College over the school’s unlawful policy of charging discounted “in county” tuition rates to students who graduate from Montgomery County public high schools, regardless of their place of



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