Case Status: Victory, later modified in Grutter v. Bollinger

Hopwood v. Texas

CIR won a historic victory in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals case Hopwood v. Texas. The Fifth Circuit ruling barred all use of racial preferences in university admissions in the states under that court’s…

Case Status: Victory

Silva v. University of New Hampshire

CIR's 1994 victory against the University of New Hampshire was the first successful case against university speech codes and an affirmation of First Amendment rights in the classroom...

Case Status: Victory. U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed district court order granting summary judgment.

White v. Lee

In 1993, CIR challenged the use of federal housing discrimination law to suppress opposition to public housing projects...

Case Status: Victory before D.C. Circuit, case settled on remand.

Lamprecht v. Federal Communications Commission

One of the Center for Individual Rights' first clients was Thomas Lamprecht, a 28-year-old radio broadcaster whose application for a license had been denied by the FCC because he was a man...