Federal court finds HUD officials violated First Amendment

September 28, 2000

Officials held personally liable for investigating critics of housing project

Washington, D.C. – In a landmark case challenging the Clinton Administration’s use of federal discrimination law to suppress unpopular opinions, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled yesterday afternoon that federal HUD officials are personally liable for launching

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Camp to help disadvantaged children sues Boston

September 12, 2000

Washington, D.C. – Boston, MA – Mason Cathedral Church of God in Christ, located in Dorchester, today sued the City of Boston claiming that it had violated the church’s civil rights when it withdrew federally funded counselors from its annual summer camp, the “Keys of Life” program, in 1999.

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CIR sets national precedent in housing discrimination case

September 05, 2000

Washington, DC – CIR won an important victory in its defense of California resident Travis Compton, who had been accused of federal housing discrimination by a low-income housing developer. U.S. Federal District Court Judge Oliver Wanger late last week issued an order granting summary judgment in favor of Mr. Compton

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