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AMICUS CURAE

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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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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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

CURRENT LITIGATION

Judicial Watch v. Office of Management and Budget (Case No. 11-2141)

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced that it filed today separate lawsuits against the Obama Department of Energy and Office of Management and Budget to obtain records regarding the taxpayer funded government loan provided to the now bankrupt green energy company Solyndra. On September 5, 2011,

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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…

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Jesse Lee Peterson v. Jesse Jackson, et. al.

Judicial Watch brought suit against Jesse Jackson, Jonathan Jackson (his son), and Rainbow/PUSH Coalition on behalf of Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson, a conservative, black minister and founder of the Los Angeles-based Brotherhood Organization for a New Destiny (BOND).The case arose from a December 2001 meeting at which Jackson and his…