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Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amicus Brief Supporting Fisher Challenge to Race-Based University Admissions Policies

…survive court review under this “strict scrutiny” standard if the policy serves a “compelling government interest.” Judicial Watch filed an amicus brief in support of Fisher in advance of this Supreme Court victory (No. 11-345). But the Fifth Circuit has not followed the Supreme Court’s instruction. In their amicus brief supporting Fisher’s petition for an en banc hearing, Judicial Watch and AEF contend that the UT admission policy violates the…

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Judicial Watch Applauds U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Hear Case against Arbitrary Redistricting Methods Proposed for Wisconsin

…to rule that Democrats – or any political party – will not have a constitutional right to win elections.” Judicial Watch and AEF argued in their joint brief against the ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, which relied in part on the use of a test for gerrymandering known as the “the efficiency gap,” which focuses on a purely hypothetical estimate of what each…

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Judicial Watch Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Reverse Lower Court Ruling Granting Unchecked Administrative Power to FCC to Impose Net Neutrality

…Amici are additionally concerned that unless this Court acts to rein in an unchecked administrative state, federal separation of powers doctrine will be badly undermined. Additionally, Judicial Watch and AEF argue that the D.C. Circuit’s decision “is blessing Congress’ evasion of its constitutional responsibility to make laws. This will lead the executive branch to continue to usurp this authority with bolder and more inventive interpretations of decades-old statutes until eventually…

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JW, Allied Educational Foundation File Supreme Court Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of California Proposition 8

Ninth Circuit Ruling Constitutes “an unlawful expansion of power by the federal judiciary; a drastic revision of the concept of ‘rational basis’ in Equal Protection analysis; and a dangerous erosion of democratic self-governance.” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amicus curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of California’s Proposition 8,…

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Citing Obama IRS Abuses, Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Amici Curiae Opposing Federal Attempt to Force Public Disclosure of Nonprofit Donors

…(No. 16-743)). Judicial Watch and AEF argue that the forced disclosure of supporter names will “chill and deter speech”: If allowed to stand this decision will chill and deter speech. As set forth below, Amici know firsthand that disclosure, or even the threat of disclosure, may impair the ability of organizations – in particular, of conservative organizations – to conduct issue advocacy…. *** The fear of negative consequences arising from…

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Judicial Watch Goes to Court On Clinton Testimony

…of a lower court ruling that the 2013 North Carolina election-integrity law, which includes, among other provisions, a requirement that voters show a photo identification card before casting a ballot, is valid. (The Allied Educational Foundation is a charitable and educational foundation dedicated to improving quality of life through education. AEF has frequently partnered with Judicial Watch to fight government and judicial corruption and to promote a return to ethics…

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Weekly Update: Judicial Watch Goes to Congress and the White House

…Fourth Circuit, which struck down a 2013 North Carolina election-integrity law. The most recent appeals court ruling reversed the lower court ruling that found the election integrity measures lawful. This has been quite the legal battle. JW and AEF filed amici curiae briefs at five earlier stages of this litigation, most recently supporting the North Carolina election integrity laws in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals , and supporting North…

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Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Amici Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Criticizing Texas’ Redistricting Rules that Dilute the Value of Citizens’ Votes

…districts, with the Texas redistricting giving “some of its citizens approximately 1.8 votes while [leaving] others [with] only 1 vote.” The friend of court brief was filed on March 6, 2015. According to the amici curiae brief filed by Judicial Watch and AEF in support of Evenwel: Texas is devaluing the votes of certain of its citizens by improperly including noncitizen nonvoters when determining the “equal population” of legislative districts….

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JW Beats IRS in Court

…and that the president has “no intention of solving this problem.” This, of course, raises the question: Why would the president intentionally allow the border crisis to spiral out of control even while admitting the situation has reached a crisis level? Read on. Judicial Watch, AEF File Brief Supporting Arizona, Kansas Efforts to Stop Voter Fraud Of course one of the many negative down-stream consequences of illegal aliens flooding across…

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Hillary Clinton’s Email Gap

…the University of Texas at Austin (UT) based upon race and ethnicity preferences. The September 10 Judicial Watch and AEF brief supports the claim of Abigail Noel Fisher, arguing that the raced-based admissions policies at issue here are irrational, destructive and are based upon illegitimate racial theories that have no basis in biology. The new amici brief states: The decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit…

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Weekly Update: Shocking Clinton News

…effects from these studies ranged from a 3.8 percentage point decrease in turnout to a 3.1 percentage point increase. [Emphasis added] Judicial Watch and AEF concluded in our amici: It is, then, a serious, open question as to whether the elimination of early voting will lead to lower voter turnout. Because the plaintiffs have failed to present persuasive evidence establishing the likely effect of early voting on voter turnout, they…

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Judicial Watch, Allied Educational Foundation File Brief Supporting Election Integrity in Ohio Court Fight

…a 3.1 percentage point increase. [Emphasis added] Judicial Watch and AEF conclude that: It is, then, a serious, open question as to whether the elimination of early voting will lead to lower voter turnout. Because the plaintiffs have failed to present persuasive evidence establishing the likely effect of early voting on voter turnout, they have not met their burden of establishing their claims by a preponderance of the evidence. Amici…

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Judicial Watch Statement on Supreme Court Decision Approving Race-Based Admission Policies

…a number of projects which include, but are not limited to, educational and health conferences domestically and abroad. AEF has frequently partnered with Judicial Watch to fight government and judicial corruption, and to promote a return to ethics and morality in the nation’s public life. (Judicial Watch and AEF filed three other amici briefs in the Fisher civil rights litigation. Prior briefs are available here, here, and here.) ###…

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Judicial Watch Joins Allied Educational Foundation in Asking Supreme Court to Reject Novel Gerrymandering Claim

…Whitford, et al . (No. 16-1161). The lower court struck down Wisconsin’s 2011 redistricting plan on the grounds that it was an unconstitutional gerrymander. Judicial Watch asked the high court to take up the case and overturn that ruling. Judicial Watch and AEF argued in their joint brief against the ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. That ruling relied in part on the use…

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Exclusive Clinton Email News

…filed a lawsuit arguing that the law violated the “one person, one vote” clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. On November 5, 2014, a special panel of three federal court judges dismissed the suit, and on December 4, 2014, Evenwel and Pfenninger filed their notice of appeal to the Supreme Court. This isn’t our first go on this issue. On March 6, 2015, Judicial Watch and AEF filed an amici brief…

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