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Dishonest, Dishonorable, and Illegal

The defense team for John Edwards has ended its case, doing its best to convince a jury that their client (who did not testify) may have betrayed his wife, but he did not violate federal law when two of his maxed-out political donors paid off his mistr…

The EPA’s Day in Court

A number of states have joined with industry organizations to challenge new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency on the grounds that they run contrary to the Clean Air Act. Oral arguments began on February 28 before D.C.’s Court of Appe…

The Sordid Business of Redistricting by Race

Texas recently won a major battle in its congressional and state-legislative redistricting fight. On January 20, the Supreme Court threw out interim maps that had been created out of whole cloth by a three-judge panel in San Antonio, and that, in addit…

DOJ Ignores Guam Voting Discrimination

Once again, the Obama Justice Department is refusing to enforce federal voting-rights laws in a race-neutral manner.
On Monday, the Center for Individual Rights (in conjunction with J. Christian Adams, a former DOJ lawyer and author of Injustice: Expos…

The University of Texas and Racial Preferences

Abigail Fisher’s application to the University of Texas at Austin in 2008 was rejected. Had she been black or Hispanic, she almost certainly would have been accepted — and so she and another student in a similar circumstance filed a lawsu…

Not a Race Card

A number of states have recently passed voter-ID legislation — among them, Texas, Alabama, Kansas, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Rhode Island. Two others, Georgia and Indiana, implemented such laws years ago. This trend has the Left…

A Politicized Justice Department Strikes Again

The Department of Justice is now prosecuting a 79-year-old grandfather. The reason: Richard Retta walks alongside women on the sidewalk outside a Planned Parenthood abortion facility and offers women hope that they can carry their babies to term.

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