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Brief Challenging Constitutionality of Obamacare

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief on February 13, 2012, with the United States Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare (United States Department of Health and Human Services, et al., State of Florida, et al. (No. 11-398)). The Supreme Court has scheduled…

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Brief Challenging U.S. Census Policy of Counting Illegal Aliens When Apportioning Seats in Congress

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the State of Louisiana challenging a current federal policy in which “unlawfully present aliens” were counted in the 2010 Census (Louisiana v. Bryson). The government used these census numbers to reapportion seats in the House of Representatives and, as…

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Brief challenging assertion of absolute immunity by Vice President

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US Supreme Court brief supporting Arizona’s petition for review of the lawsuit against SB 1070

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Appellate Court brief defending Georgia’s immigration law the Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act of 2011 (IIREA)

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Brief Challenging Constitutionality of Obamacare

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare (Susan Seven-Sky, et al. v. Eric Holder, Jr. et al. (No. 11-5047)). The lawsuit is currently on appeal before the United States Court of…

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Appellate Court brief arguing that non-purchase of health insurance does not count as an “activity” under the Commerce Clause

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In support of California citizens’ rights to defend Proposition 8 when the state government does not

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U.S. Supreme Court brief on behalf of Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce supporting Arizona’s “Legal Arizona Workers Act”

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Brief in Legal Pursuit of Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon’s Security Detail

Judicial Watch filed a new memorandum with the Superior Court for the State of Arizona in its legal pursuit of documents related to Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon’s taxpayer-funded security detail (Judicial Watch, Inc. v City of Phoenix (Civil Action CV2010-015452)). The City of Phoenix continues to improperly withhold activity logs related to Mayor…