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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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Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 12-277)

Pursuant to its original Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request submitted to the DOJ’s Office of Information Policy and the Office of Solicitor General on December 7, 2011, Judicial Watch seeks access to the following information to help to determine if Justice Kagan and her top deputies participated in Obamacare…

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Chinagate

Meng v. Schwartz Judicial Watch filed this important political corruption lawsuit on behalf of shareholders of a well-connected U.S. corporation that transferred sensitive U.S. missile technology to China in the 1990s. From approximately 1994 to 1998, Bernard Schwartz, who was the chairman of Loral Space & Communication Ltd., became the…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Housing & Urban Development and Department of Justice (No. 12-0002)

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on January 3, 2012, against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to obtain documents pertaining to accusations of fraud against the nation’s five largest mortgage companies and the creation of “federal accounts” to…

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Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 11-1497)

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on August 19, 2011, against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records related to the agency’s communications with Estelle Rogers, a former ACORN attorney currently serving as Director of Advocacy for the ACORN-connected organization Project Vote, President Obama’s…

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John Doe, et al., v. Maryland State Board of Elections

The Maryland DREAM Act was enacted by the Maryland General Assembly and signed by Governor Martin O’Malley on May 10, 2011. The law makes certain illegal aliens eligible to pay reduced tuition rates at Maryland community colleges and public higher education institutions, including the University of Maryland. The MDPetitions.com petition…

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

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Hafiz v. ABC, Inc.

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Wright v. Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Yordanis Montoya Isaac v. The Republic of Cuba

Judicial Watch recently filed a “motion for judgment” on behalf of the family of a Cuban man summarily executed by the Castro regime in 2003. The victim, captured while trying to escape from Cuba, was executed by firing squad immediately after a sham trial. The execution took place as part…