Judge ends Mark Twain decree

February 22, 2008

In a hearing to consider CIR’s suit to rid Mark Twain Intermediate school of illegal racial quotas in admissions, U.S. District Judge Jack Weinstein terminated the 1974 desegregation order that New York officials believed mandated the use of racial quotas at the prestigious magnet school. School officials must now purge

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NYC schools files motion in support of CIR effort

February 12, 2008

Asks court to end racial quotas at Mark Twain school

The New York City Department of Education today joined CIR in asking Federal District Court Judge Jack Weinstein to terminate the 1974 desegregation decree that imposes racial quotas on admissions to Mark Twain Intermediate School. CIR challenged the quotas in a

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NYC files in support of CIR effort to end school quotas

February 12, 2008

The New York City Department of Education today joined CIR in asking Federal District Court Judge Jack Weinstein to terminate the 1974 desegregation decree that imposes racial quotas on admissions to Mark Twain Intermediate School. CIR challenged the quotas in a lawsuit filed January 14, 2008.

In its motion, the Department

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Co-counsel Cooper to urge end to Prop. 2 litigation

February 06, 2008

CIR co-counsel Charles J. Cooper urged U.S. Federal District Court Judge David Lawson to reject all pending legal challenges to Prop. 2 as a matter of law. Together with CIR, Cooper is representing Eric Russell, a Michigan resident who moved to intervene in the case in December 2006.

Russell contends that

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CIR urges court to end Michigan Prop. 2 challenge

February 05, 2008

Co-counsel Cooper to appear at hearing

On Wednesday, February 6 2008, CIR co-counsel Charles J. Cooper will urge U.S. Federal District Court Judge David Lawson to reject all pending legal challenges to Prop. 2 as a matter of law. Together with CIR, Cooper is representing Eric Russell, a Michigan resident who

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