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Judicial Watch Victory: Court Rules against Democratic Partisan Gerrymander in Maryland
Judicial Watch announced recently that the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County ruled in favor of Judicial Watch’s challenge to Maryland’s congressional redistricting plan. In its ruling the court permanently barred Maryland’s use of its current plan.
Judicial Watch: Records Reveal Fauci Emails about Hydroxychloroquine and COVID
In March, Judicial Watch publicly released emails and other records obtained through a FOIA lawsuit of Fauci and Dr. H. Clifford Lane from HHS showing that NIH officials tailored confidentiality forms to China’s terms and that the WHO conducted an unreleased, “strictly confidential” COVID-19 epidemiological analysis in January 2020. Additionally, the emails reveal an independent journalist in China pointing out the inconsistent COVID numbers in China to NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ Deputy Director for Clinical Research and Special Projects Lane.
Judicial Watch Victory: Sixth Circuit Judicial Council Vacates Order Punishing Federal Judge Who Pushed for Timely Justice in Social Security Benefits Cases
Judicial Watch announced recently that, as part of the settlement of a historic federal lawsuit, the Sixth Circuit Judicial Council is vacating an unprecedented and entirely unwarranted order by a disciplinary panel that found U.S. District Court Judge John R. Adams committed misconduct by objecting to undergoing a psychiatric examination and ordered him to submit to the examination.
Judicial Watch Sues for Records of COVID-19 Travel Exemptions Granted to Biden Administration Officials
“COVID restrictions have been too often ignored by government officials, and Americans have a right to know if federal employees used their positions of power to see their families when others could not,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.
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TimCast: Exclusive: Maryland Court Rules Against Democrats In Gerrymandering Case
The lawsuit was filed by Judicial Watch, a nonprofit judicial and government watchdog group, on behalf of 12 registered Maryland voters who “object to Maryland’s 2021 congressional redistricting plan on the grounds that it is a partisan gerrymander that diminishes their rights to participate in free, fair elections for the U.S. Congress on an equal basis with other Maryland voters, in violation of the Maryland Constitution. The trial also included plaintiffs from a separate lawsuit,” the group wrote in a press release.
Fox News: HHS sued by watchdog for info on COVID-19 vaccine side effects: ‘Unlawful stonewall’
Legal watchdog Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Health and Human Services after the department did not provide requested information and communications about COVID-19 vaccine side effects.
“Americans have a right to know about any and all safety issues tied to the COVID vaccines,” said Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton in a press release obtained by Fox News Digital.
Fox News: Outrage after Ketanji Brown Jackson says she ‘can’t’ define the word woman: ‘Legit bizarre’
Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson was sharply criticized after she couldn’t define the word “woman” during her Senate Judiciary confirmation hearings Tuesday night.
“The ideological extremism behind this professed ignorance, ironically, will likely lead to the upending of legal and constitutional prohibitions against sex discrimination. If one can’t define what a ‘woman’ is, how can one protect ‘women’ from discrimination?” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton asked.