Cocina Cultura LLC v. State of Oregon et al.

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IR has filed suit against the State of Oregon, Oregon’s Department of Administrative Services, and two Oregon non-profits, which established a coronavirus relief fund that exclusively provides federal grant money to black applicants, in violation of the Constitution and federal anti-discrimination law.  We are representing Maria Garcia, owner of the

Status: Pending

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Davi v. Roberts

Since 2010, Davi has served as a Hearing Officer and an Administrative Law Judge in New York State’s Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance. In this role, Davi hears the appeals of those who are initially denied eligibility for New York’s public assistance programs and then makes recommendations to his

Status: Summary Judgment Granted, Further Proceedings Pending

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Davis v. Guam

CIR is representing Guam resident Arnold Davis in a class action lawsuit challenging a race-exclusive plebiscite on the question of whether Guam should seek independence from the United States, statehood, or some other relationship.

Status: Victory before Ninth Circuit; Guam's petition for certiorari before Supreme Court denied.

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Jeffrey Barke et. al v. Eric Banks et al.

CIR is representing seven California elected officials in an effort stop the enforcement of Section 3550, a California law that prohibits public employers from criticizing public employee unions.

Status: Pending

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Norman Wang v. University of Pittsburgh et al.

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IR is representing Dr. Norman Wang, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, who was disciplined for publishing an article in a scientific journal that analyzed the extent and effect of racial preferences in medical education over the last fifty years.

Wang has been on the faculty at

Status: Pending

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Seila Law LLC v. CFPB

Status: Victory

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Ultima Services Corporation v. U.S. Department of Agriculture et al.

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IR is representing Ultima Services Corporation, a company that can no longer compete for contracts that make up the core of its business because its owner, Celeste Bennett, is the wrong race.

For more than fifteen years, Ultima has contracted with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a subdivision of the

Status: Pending

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