Democracy loses a round

November 28, 1996

By

The San Jose Mercury News, November 28, 1996

Wednesday was a bad day for democracy in California. In a shootout between democracy and the courts, democracy lost.

In a display of arrogance of a height that only judges in our day are capable, U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson ordered that implementation of

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Judge blocks Prop. 209 in California

November 28, 1996

By Rusty Dornin

CNN.com, November 28, 1996

SAN FRANCISCO (CNN) — A federal judge has put the brakes on a controversial California referendum designed to dismantle state affirmative action programs based on sex or race.

Chief U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson on Wednesday blocked enforcement of the anti-affirmative action initiative, saying civil rights

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Prop. 209 opponents aren’t giving up

November 18, 1996

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The San Jose Mercury News, November 18, 1996

Proposition 209 won by a decisive majority, so affirmative action will end, right?

Not necessarily. This is California, remember? The election was just Round 1.

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in San Francisco the morning after the election claiming Proposition 209 is

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Adventist school sues state, alleging bias in denial of subsidy

June 14, 1996

Rejection resulted from religious activities

By David Folkenflik

The Baltimore Sun, June 14, 1996

A small Takoma Park private college affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church has sued the state of Maryland, saying the state discriminated against the school in denying it an educational subsidy because of its religious activities.

For the past five

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Law school affirmative action in doubt: 5th Circuit ruling strikes down University of Texas admissions preferences

May 01, 1996

The ABA Journal A federal appeals court has struck down a law school admissions policy...

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Diversity strikes out

April 01, 1996

The Weekly Standard. Affirmative action bleeds anew. And this latest wound...

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Crusade doesn’t end at UVA

November 13, 1995

Three years ago, Ron Rosenberger was a University of Virginia senior battling the school for denying funding for his Christian magazine, Wide Awake.

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Crusade doesn’t end at UVA

November 13, 1995

By Philip Walzer

The Roanoke Times and World News, November 13, 1995

Three years ago, Ron Rosenberger was a University of Virginia senior battling the school for denying funding for his Christian magazine, Wide Awake.

Now, in a cramped cubicle in an office in Northern Virginia, with a Barry Goldwater quote tacked on

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Ending affirmative action

October 02, 1995

By David Tell, for the Editors

The Weekly Standard, October 2, 1995

If you believe, as we do, that affirmative action is inconsistent with common fairness, and has become irrelevant to the problems of race it was created to address, then perhaps you are disheartened these days. Just a few short months ago there

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Standing Alone: Standing Under the Fair Housing Act

July 08, 1995

By Michael E. Rosman

Missouri Law Review, July 8, 1995

In 1980, one of the leading authorities on housing law noted that the Supreme Court had been “especially active” in the 1970’s in addressing standing problems in cases with allegations of housing discrimination; n1 indeed, he wrote that “standing problems in fair

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