Doubling Down on Dumb

By Horace Cooper Justice Department lawyers should not attempt to prosecute George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin. They likely won’t succeed, and would probably compound the awful precedent set by the state of Florida in pursuing this case over objections from the lead criminal investigator, police chief and the community’s prosecutor.  These missteps…

Documents Obtained by Judicial Watch Detail Role of Justice Department in Organizing Trayvon Martin Protests

Document: DOJ Community Relations Service was deployed to Sanford, FL, “to provide technical assistance for the preparation of possible marches and rallies related to the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old African American male.”  Washington, D.C. (Judicial Watch) — Judicial Watch (JW) has obtained documents in response to local, state, and federal records requests revealing that a little-known unit of the…

Liberty University ObamaCare Case Not Moot As Department of Justice Claims

Washington, D.C. — In an apparent attempt to prevent pending litigation against ObamaCare reaching the Supreme Court before the 2014 elections, President Obama issued a statement on July 3, 2013, stating that the reporting requirements for employers who employ 50 or more people were suspended until 2015. On July 5, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a letter with…

Supreme Court Decision Hailed as Victory for Federalism, States Sovereignty, Loss for Eric Holder Justice Dept.

Supreme Court Rules 50-Year-Old Behavior Inconsistent with Modern Society Decision May End Obama Administration DOJ’s Attacks on State Voter ID Laws Washington, D.C., June 25, 2013 – Legal experts with the Project 21 black leadership network are hailing a ruling handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court today to bring American civil rights law into the…

Black Conservatives Ask Supreme Court to Reform Voting Rights Act

Legal Brief Argues Voting Rights Act’s Selective “Preclearance” Restrictions are Outdated, Onerous and Being Abused by Obama Administration. Court Asked to Make Nearly 50-Year-Old Civil Rights Law Applicable to 21st Century America. Washington, D.C. – As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the constitutionality of “preclearance” standards in the Voting Rights Act of 1965,…