Coastal Commission rides roughshod over billboard owners' property rights

The California Coastal Commission is at it again, trying to rid the coastal zone of all things private and commercial.  But this time, it’s doing so indirectly–using another state agency … ›

Ninth Circuit: Caltrans can continue its multiracial discrimination

The disappointing decision by the Ninth Circuit yesterday in AGC San Diego v California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) means that Caltrans can continue its policy of multiracial discrimination. Caltrans imposes a … ›

Robbing Sanjay to pay Xuan

Useful innocent? Useful idiot?  No, just uninformed.  At least that appears to be the explanation for a contractor who expressed delight with a court ruling that allows the government to continue … ›

Feds approve California’s policy of multiracial discrimination

Is race a qualification for contractors in California?  Last November, the United States Department of Transportation approved the policy of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) that 9.5% of the … ›

Caltrans: "Disparate impact justifies racial preferences."

In my last post about our case Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter  v. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), I described how Caltrans implements the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise … ›

The Caltrans Local Assistance Program: Money for discrimination

Earlier this week I participated in oral argument before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for our case in Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter v. California Department … ›

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we remember the perseverance, passion, and dream of one our nation’s greatest advocates for liberty and equality under the law: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  He fought tirelessly to … ›

President's weekly report — December 14, 2012

Environment — Clean Water Act We filed our complaint on behalf of Peter and Frankie Smith against the Army Corps of Engineers.  At issue is whether a mostly dry arroyo, 25 miles … ›

Is Obama's victory a sign of "racial progress?"

Following Obama’s victory last week, Ilya Somin of the Volokh Conspiracy wrote that “it’s certainly a sign that racism has greatly declined, and that African-Americans are more fully accepted in … ›

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Coastal Commission rides roughshod over billboard owners' property rights

The California Coastal Commission is at it again, trying to rid the coastal zone of all things private and commercial.  But this time, it’s doing so indirectly–using another state agency … ›

Ninth Circuit: Caltrans can continue its multiracial discrimination

The disappointing decision by the Ninth Circuit yesterday in AGC San Diego v California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) means that Caltrans can continue its policy of multiracial discrimination. Caltrans imposes a … ›

Robbing Sanjay to pay Xuan

Useful innocent? Useful idiot?  No, just uninformed.  At least that appears to be the explanation for a contractor who expressed delight with a court ruling that allows the government to continue … ›

Feds approve California’s policy of multiracial discrimination

Is race a qualification for contractors in California?  Last November, the United States Department of Transportation approved the policy of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) that 9.5% of the … ›

Caltrans: "Disparate impact justifies racial preferences."

In my last post about our case Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter  v. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), I described how Caltrans implements the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise … ›

The Caltrans Local Assistance Program: Money for discrimination

Earlier this week I participated in oral argument before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for our case in Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter v. California Department … ›

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we remember the perseverance, passion, and dream of one our nation’s greatest advocates for liberty and equality under the law: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  He fought tirelessly to … ›

President's weekly report — December 14, 2012

Environment — Clean Water Act We filed our complaint on behalf of Peter and Frankie Smith against the Army Corps of Engineers.  At issue is whether a mostly dry arroyo, 25 miles … ›

Is Obama's victory a sign of "racial progress?"

Following Obama’s victory last week, Ilya Somin of the Volokh Conspiracy wrote that “it’s certainly a sign that racism has greatly declined, and that African-Americans are more fully accepted in … ›

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Coastal Commission rides roughshod over billboard owners' property rights

The California Coastal Commission is at it again, trying to rid the coastal zone of all things private and commercial.  But this time, it’s doing so indirectly–using another state agency … ›

Ninth Circuit: Caltrans can continue its multiracial discrimination

The disappointing decision by the Ninth Circuit yesterday in AGC San Diego v California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) means that Caltrans can continue its policy of multiracial discrimination. Caltrans imposes a … ›

Robbing Sanjay to pay Xuan

Useful innocent? Useful idiot?  No, just uninformed.  At least that appears to be the explanation for a contractor who expressed delight with a court ruling that allows the government to continue … ›

Feds approve California’s policy of multiracial discrimination

Is race a qualification for contractors in California?  Last November, the United States Department of Transportation approved the policy of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) that 9.5% of the … ›

Caltrans: "Disparate impact justifies racial preferences."

In my last post about our case Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter  v. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), I described how Caltrans implements the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise … ›

The Caltrans Local Assistance Program: Money for discrimination

Earlier this week I participated in oral argument before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for our case in Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter v. California Department … ›

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we remember the perseverance, passion, and dream of one our nation’s greatest advocates for liberty and equality under the law: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  He fought tirelessly to … ›

President's weekly report — December 14, 2012

Environment — Clean Water Act We filed our complaint on behalf of Peter and Frankie Smith against the Army Corps of Engineers.  At issue is whether a mostly dry arroyo, 25 miles … ›

Is Obama's victory a sign of "racial progress?"

Following Obama’s victory last week, Ilya Somin of the Volokh Conspiracy wrote that “it’s certainly a sign that racism has greatly declined, and that African-Americans are more fully accepted in … ›

Coastal Commission rides roughshod over billboard owners' property rights

The California Coastal Commission is at it again, trying to rid the coastal zone of all things private and commercial.  But this time, it’s doing so indirectly–using another state agency … ›

Ninth Circuit: Caltrans can continue its multiracial discrimination

The disappointing decision by the Ninth Circuit yesterday in AGC San Diego v California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) means that Caltrans can continue its policy of multiracial discrimination. Caltrans imposes a … ›

Robbing Sanjay to pay Xuan

Useful innocent? Useful idiot?  No, just uninformed.  At least that appears to be the explanation for a contractor who expressed delight with a court ruling that allows the government to continue … ›

Feds approve California’s policy of multiracial discrimination

Is race a qualification for contractors in California?  Last November, the United States Department of Transportation approved the policy of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) that 9.5% of the … ›

Caltrans: "Disparate impact justifies racial preferences."

In my last post about our case Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter  v. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), I described how Caltrans implements the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise … ›

The Caltrans Local Assistance Program: Money for discrimination

Earlier this week I participated in oral argument before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for our case in Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter v. California Department … ›

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we remember the perseverance, passion, and dream of one our nation’s greatest advocates for liberty and equality under the law: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  He fought tirelessly to … ›

President's weekly report — December 14, 2012

Environment — Clean Water Act We filed our complaint on behalf of Peter and Frankie Smith against the Army Corps of Engineers.  At issue is whether a mostly dry arroyo, 25 miles … ›

Is Obama's victory a sign of "racial progress?"

Following Obama’s victory last week, Ilya Somin of the Volokh Conspiracy wrote that “it’s certainly a sign that racism has greatly declined, and that African-Americans are more fully accepted in … ›