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Monday
Nov082010

9/13/2009 - ACORN PARADE OF LEGAL HORRIBLES CONTINUES, SLF CALLS ON CENSUS TO DISENGAGE

After a recent string of allegations and long track record of on-point legal violations, ACORN should be jettisoned from Census 2010 planning - see what SLF, which won the U.S. Supreme Court win in 1999 protecting the integrity of the Census, is saying about ACORN...

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Monday
Nov082010

8/26/2009 - TRUTH IN ACCOUNTING: STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS SHOULD DISCLOSE REAL BURDENS

Pension accounting and financial reporting are front and center in the current federal and state government financial crisis - SLF and Institute for Truth in Accounting call on the Government Accounting Standards Board to require state and local governments to disclose real costs and burdens ultimately shouldered by taxpayers - see inside for more -

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Monday
Nov082010

8/21/2009 - PROTECTING PROPERTY RIGHTS AT THE BEACH: Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

Now in jeopardy across the nation's seaboards, private property rights go to the beach . . . SLF files a friend of the court brief on behalf of beach front property owners in defense of constitutional property rights -

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Monday
Nov082010

6/22/2009 - U.S. SUPREME COURT - SECT. V OF VOTING RIGHTS ACT "RAISES SERIOUS CONSTITUTIONAL CONCERNS"

SLF's friend of the court brief cited three times by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas - see how U.S. Supreme Court decides Voting Rights Act case in one of the most important decisions this year -

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Monday
Nov082010

6/1/2009 - SUPREME COURT NOMINEE SONIA SOTOMAYOR: RE-WRITING LAW TO CREATE OUTCOME SHE DESIRES

In Sunday's Atlanta Journal-Constitution, SLF's Executive Director Shannon Goessling answers the newspaper's tough question with the conclusion, "The Supreme Court needs a judge, not a policymaker." See inside for analysis -

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Monday
Nov082010

1/23/2009 - BOLD LEGAL REFORMS IN GEORGIA: BLUEPRINT FOR PROTECTING JOBS IN TODAY'S ECONOMY

As appeared in Atlanta Business Chronicle, SLF's Shannon Goessling praises bold lawsuit reforms by Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as an important way to protect jobs and enhance innovation when the nation needs it most...see inside for more...

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Monday
Nov082010

1/6/2009 - PROTECTING THE PUBLIC'S RIGHT TO HOLD GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABLE: Gun Rights and the Public Interest

SLF files friend of the court brief on behalf of Second Amendment public interest advocacy organization, arguing that cases brought for public benefit - generally, constitutional cases - should not be disqualified from seeking attorney's fees...see more inside -

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Monday
Nov082010

12/19/2008 - HAWAII LAND TRUST BELONGS TO ALL HAWAIIANS, NOT JUST ONE RACIAL GROUP: APPEAL TO U.S. SUPREME COURT

SLF and the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii file a friend of the court brief the U.S. Supreme Court seeking relief from the decades-long practice by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs of distributing millions of public dollars to a single ethnic group - at the expense of the general public - see more inside -

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Monday
Nov082010

9/3/2008 - DRIVER'S LICENSE EXAMS IN ENGLISH: ALABAMA CONSTITUTION MANDATES IT! - NEW LAWSUIT CHALLENGES STATE TO RETURN TO CONSTITUTIONAL POLICY

On behalf of five Alabama residents, including state Sen. Scott Beason, SLF has filed a new constitutional lawsuit challenging the State of Alabama to stop giving driver's license examinations in multiple languages, a policy that violates a state constitutional amendment approved 9-1 by Alabama voters - see inside for more on this important case -

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Monday
Nov082010

6/26/2008 - SECOND AMENDMENT VINDICATED - U.S. SUPREME COURT HOLDS FAST TO TRADITIONAL MEANING

District of Columbia v. Heller - "the most significant Second Amendment case in the nation's history" - affirms the constitutional right to self-defense by means of a handgun - which is particularly important to our clients, representing women, the elderly and the disabled - see inside for more on this landmark Supreme Court deci

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