Summary judgment is sought in lawsuit

September 29, 1999

Defendants want apartment-protest case thrown out on free-speech grounds

By Lewis Griswold

The Fresno Bee, September 29, 1999

More than two years after a developer sued 12 northwest Fresno residents for publicly opposing his proposed apartment complex, the residents are hoping to win the case on free-speech grounds.

U.S. District Judge Oliver Wanger listened

Read More → Posted in News

Supreme Court to review Violence Against Women Act

September 28, 1999

Constitutional limits on federal power at stake

Washington, D.C.- The Supreme Court agreed today to review the constitutionality of the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). A key provision of the act was struck down by a federal appeals court in March. The Supreme Court’s decision in this case, Brzonkala v.

Read More → Posted in Press Releases

Alamo in Ann Arbor

September 13, 1999

A test case for racial preferences

By Stephen Thernstrom

The National Review, September 13, 1999

PANIC may be setting in. The legal conflict over racebased admissions at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor may become “the Alamo of affirmative action,” warned Time magazine columnist Jack E. White recently.

The Michigan suits, which will

Read More → Posted in News