Lawsuit by Day Laborers Seeks to Tie Attackers to Hate Groups

September 30, 2001

By Elissa Gootman

New York Times, September 30, 2001

A year after two Mexican day laborers were violently attacked by two men posing as employers, lawyers for the victims have filed a class-action civil rights lawsuit on their behalf.

The suit, filed in United States District Court in Brooklyn on Sept. 17, names

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Mathys is focus of lawsuit

September 17, 2001

Council member’s conduct in rejection of apartment project in northwestern Fresno is studied.

By Bill McEwen

The Fresno Bee, September 17, 2001

The conduct of City Council Member Chris Mathys in the derailment of a low-income apartment complex in northwest Fresno and a zoning deal he allegedly cut with a prominent developer are

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Has boys town lost its purpose?

September 09, 2001

By Will Hill and Ellen Opper-Weiner

Washington Post, September 9, 2001

Last month leaders of Girls and Boys Town marched to the Lincoln Memorial to announce a lawsuit against critics of its plan to build group homes on Pennsylvania Avenue SE [Metro, Aug. 15].

The Nebraska charity is suing the District, various local

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Race Preference and the Universities

September 08, 2001

A Final Reckoning?

By Carl Cohen

Commentary Magazine, September 8, 2001

PREFERENCE BY race in university admissions is a widespread practice in the United States. Although the Supreme Court has condemned racial preferences in other contexts, it has addressed university admissions only once, in the 1978 case of Regents of the University of

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Boys town goes to war

September 05, 2001

Father Val Peter: His own worst enemy?

By Duncan Spencer

The Hill, September 5, 2001

Father Flanagan would roll over in his grave.

The crusading priest who founded Boys Town (renamed Girls and Boys Town for D.C. consumption) was by all accounts a selfless individual devoted to rescuing wayward youth; but his 21st century

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