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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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Judicial Watch v. Department of Justice & Department of Homeland Security (Case No. 12-1350)

Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on August 15, 2012, against the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for documents related to the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” directive issued on…

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Vern McKinley v. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission (Case No. 12-1176)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that on July 18, 2012, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Vern McKinley v. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission (No. 1:12-cv-01176)) against the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and the

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McKinley v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Case No.12-1175)

Judicial Watch announced today that on July 18, 2012, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit(Judicial Watch v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (No. 1:12-cv-01175)) against the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Board) seeking records related to the government bailout of American International…

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Judicial Watch v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System & Federal Open Market Committee (Case No.12-1114)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has sued the Board of Governors for the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), a committee within the Federal Reserve, for records detailing the Fed’s December 2011 taxpayer-funded bailouts of…

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Judicial Watch v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Case No. 12-931)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (No. 1:12-cv-00931)) against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to obtain records detailing President Obama’s controversial

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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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Judicial Watch v. Department of State and FBI (Case No.12-893)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State and Federal Bureau of Investigations (No. 1:12-cv-00893)) on June 4, 2012, against the State Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

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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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