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:

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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Court denies Le Moyne student’s petition for reinstatement

September 26, 2005

McConnell to appeal ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Le Moyne College student Scott McConnell said he would appeal a decision by New York State Supreme Court Judge Edward D. Carni denying his reinstatement to Le Moyne College.

McConnell was summarily expelled last January over a paper he wrote for a course in classroom management.

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Monetary relief for Gratz classmembers

September 24, 2005

In early 2005, CIR filed several motions for nominal and compensatory damages for members of the plaintiffs’ class inGratz v. Bollinger, CIR’s case which struck down all admissions systems employed by the UM undergraduate college between 1995 and 2003.

We expect the court to rule on these motions sometime during the summer

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Photos from the Newark press conference

August 16, 2005

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NY attorney Gerald Walpin poses with the brothers. Tom tells the press the story of his suspension. Tom fields a question from a UPN reporter. The “redneck” T-shirt. Walpin speaks to the media. Tom’s parents offer their support.

Print quality photos for the media:

Tom Sypniewski (JPEG, 4.65 MB) The Sypniewski family (JPEG, 10.43

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Family rights case moves forward

August 10, 2005

Judge denies hospital, police motions

In a significant legal victory for Boise residents Eric and Corissa Mueller, U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill today ruled that CIR can proceed with discovery against St. Lukes Hospital and the City of Boise in its legal effort to challenge the 2002 seizure of

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Law students, Medal of Honor recipients file brief

June 07, 2005

Urge Supreme Court to uphold Solomon Amendment

Washington, D.C.– The Center for Individual Rights joined with over 50 law students and 8 Medal of Honor recipients in submitting a friend of the court brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging it to reverse a November, 2004 decision by a three judge

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