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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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Judicial Watch v. National Labor Relations Board (Case No.11-1470)

Judicial Watch  filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on August 15, 2011, against the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seeking records concerning the NLRB’s decision to file a lawsuit against Seattle-based Boeing for opening a $750 million non-union assembly plant in North Charleston, South Carolina to manufacture its Dreamliner…

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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice (Case No.12-0922)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that on June 6, 2012 it filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:12-cv-00922)) against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records related to the agency’s decision to block…

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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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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…