Victory for free speech in California housing case

May 20, 2010

California resident Julie Waltz’ long fight for free speech for opponents of state subsidized housing policies came to a victorious conclusion today, when the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing agreed to implement the “Julie Waltz First Amendment Policy.” The new policy prohibits the Department from investigating citizens for housing

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Judge Bates denies motion for three-judge panel

May 12, 2010

U.S. District Court Judge John Bates today released a memorandum opinion denying CIR’s motion to have LaRoque v. Holder heard by a special three-judge panel.  Judge Bates ruled that a suit challenging the constitutionality of Section 5 is not a suit “under” Section 5 because it involves “the application of provisions of

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