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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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Judicial Watch v. Department of Homeland Security (Case No. 11-604)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed two Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the Obama Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to obtain records detailing the Obama administration’s alleged plan to grant legal status to illegal aliens without going through

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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…

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Brief: Courts Should Not Impede President’s Ability to Obtain Wartime Advice

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit arguing for the reversal of a lower court’s decision allowing to go forward a suit against former Bush Deputy Assistant Attorney General John Woo filed by a Yale Law School human rights clinic on…

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U.S. Supreme Court brief on FEC violation of the First Amendment

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Consumer group seeking access to Medicare physician records

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In support of a local ordinance prohibiting street-side solicitation of day labor jobs

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California in support of a City of Redondo Beach, California ordinance banning illegal aliens from seeking work on city streets.  U.S. District Court Judge Consuelo Marshall ruled in April 2006 that the ordinance, first implemented in 1987, violated…

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Brief in New York State Supreme Court Opposing Taxpayer-Funded Day Labor Site for Illegal Aliens

Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief with the New York State Supreme Court in Suffolk County in support of concerned residents of the Town of Southampton and the Village of Southampton opposed to the Village’s plan to use public funds to operate a day labor site for illegal aliens.  Judicial Watch…