Michigan sends a message on racial preferences to U.S. Supreme Court

November 16, 2006

By Terence J. Pell

Detroit News, November 16, 2006

Voters in Michigan have voted to ban all racial preferences in state programs, including admissions to elite University of Michigan. In a single stroke, the citizens of Michigan repudiated the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2003 decision approving of the limited use of racial preferences

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Mueller v. Idaho: Parents’ right to make medical decisions at stake in lawsuit

October 30, 2006

Summary judgment hearing in Boise

Today U.S District Court Judge Judge B. Lynn Winmill will hold an important hearing regarding a class action lawsuit against the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, the City of Boise and St. Luke’s Medical Center for violating the constitutional right of parents to direct the

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CIR files class action lawsuit challenging VCU, Dow Jones Fund

September 26, 2006

Challenges minority-only national journalism program

Today the Center for Individual Rights (CIR) filed a class action lawsuit challenging a minority-only summer journalism workshop sponsored by Virginia Commonwealth University, the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, and the Richmond Times Dispatch.

CIR alleges the program violates the right of non-minority individuals to equal protection under

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Smith v. VCU featured on Hannity & Colmes

September 26, 2006

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By Any Means Necessary

August 31, 2006

Cross Country

By Terence J. Pell

Wall Street Journal, August 31, 2006

Detroit — A decision Tuesday by a federal judge in Detroit could set the stage for a sweeping expansion of the Voting Rights Act, which would turn the federal courts into a national campaign police.

At issue is a last-ditch effort by

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BAMN goes to court

August 17, 2006

Watch video of BAMN protesters outside federal court in Detroit on August 17, 2006


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Idaho family rights case moves forward

April 18, 2006

Judge denies Hospital motion to dismiss — allows Mueller Family to add claims

Washington, D.C.— In a significant legal victory for Boise residents Eric and Corissa Mueller, U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill last Friday denied St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center’s motion for summary judgment in the Mueller’s pending case

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CIR letter to U.S. Secretary of Education

March 08, 2006

Opposition to ABA race preference policies

By Terence J. Pell

President, Center for Individual Rights, March 8, 2006

Ms. Robin Greathouse Accreditation and State Liaison United States Department of Education Room 7105, MS 8509 1990 K Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20006

Sent via E-mail to: Robin.Greathouse@ed.gov

Re: Renewal of Recognition of the ABA Council of the Section on Legal Education

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Court orders reinstatement of Le Moyne student Scott McConnell

January 18, 2006

Appeals court slams summary expulsion over course paper

A New York Appellate Division court today ordered Le Moyne College to reinstate education student Scott McConnell “forthwith.” McConnell was summarily expelled a year ago because of a course paper he wrote concerning classroom management. Among other things, McConnell’s paper questioned the value

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The wisdom of Solomon

December 05, 2005

By Gerald Walpin

Wall Street Jounral, December 5, 2005

Imagine a college accepting your donation, then saying that you cannot have the same access to the school as all other alumni — but that you must continue making donations. Unbelievable? But that is what most law schools now claim: The U.S. government

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