PLF and CEO model brief on racial contracting preferences

About seven years ago, then PLF attorney Sharon Browne co-drafted a model brief with Roger Clegg of the Center for Equal Opportunity. The model brief is intended to be used by attorneys looking to challenge government policies that require race-based contracting preferences.

Contracting preferences, the 49ers, and Proposition 209

This morning we learned that some “civil rights groups,” — i.e. groups that think skin color should factor into government decision making — have complained to the City of Santa Clara, … ›

Race-based contracting is unconstitutional

So argues this op-ed that I co-authored with Roger Clegg published in the Washington Times this morning.  Here’s a snippet: Remedial discrimination makes less and less sense with every tick of … ›

PLF counsels the Council to not use race

PLF and our friends at the Center for Equal Opportunity (CEO) frequently send letters to local governments that are considering whether to adopt discriminatory race- and sex- based contracting preferences.   … ›

Three cheers for the Charlotte Observer

The Charlotte Observer takes the Charlotte City Council to task for planning on adopting a race-based city contracting policy.  It seems that the City Council spent $300,000 on a consulting … ›

PLF's Ralph Kasarda on KOGO discussing Caltrans' contracting quotas

Tonight, on KOGO, am 600 (San Diego’s leading am radio station), PLF Attorney Ralph W. Kasarda will discuss PLF’s challenge to the race- and sex-based quotas that the California Department … ›

The "race" for stimulus money

Author: Ralph W. Kasarda The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was signed into law by President Obama just over a year ago, on February 17, 2009.  The Recovery Act distributes … ›

Brand Logo for the blog page

PLF and CEO model brief on racial contracting preferences

About seven years ago, then PLF attorney Sharon Browne co-drafted a model brief with Roger Clegg of the Center for Equal Opportunity. The model brief is intended to be used by attorneys looking to challenge government policies that require race-based contracting preferences.

Contracting preferences, the 49ers, and Proposition 209

This morning we learned that some “civil rights groups,” — i.e. groups that think skin color should factor into government decision making — have complained to the City of Santa Clara, … ›

Race-based contracting is unconstitutional

So argues this op-ed that I co-authored with Roger Clegg published in the Washington Times this morning.  Here’s a snippet: Remedial discrimination makes less and less sense with every tick of … ›

PLF counsels the Council to not use race

PLF and our friends at the Center for Equal Opportunity (CEO) frequently send letters to local governments that are considering whether to adopt discriminatory race- and sex- based contracting preferences.   … ›

Three cheers for the Charlotte Observer

The Charlotte Observer takes the Charlotte City Council to task for planning on adopting a race-based city contracting policy.  It seems that the City Council spent $300,000 on a consulting … ›

PLF's Ralph Kasarda on KOGO discussing Caltrans' contracting quotas

Tonight, on KOGO, am 600 (San Diego’s leading am radio station), PLF Attorney Ralph W. Kasarda will discuss PLF’s challenge to the race- and sex-based quotas that the California Department … ›

The "race" for stimulus money

Author: Ralph W. Kasarda The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was signed into law by President Obama just over a year ago, on February 17, 2009.  The Recovery Act distributes … ›

The Morning Docket

Stay up to date with the Morning Docket, a weekly highlight of PLF's best articles, videos, and podcasts.

PLF and CEO model brief on racial contracting preferences

About seven years ago, then PLF attorney Sharon Browne co-drafted a model brief with Roger Clegg of the Center for Equal Opportunity. The model brief is intended to be used by attorneys looking to challenge government policies that require race-based contracting preferences.

Contracting preferences, the 49ers, and Proposition 209

This morning we learned that some “civil rights groups,” — i.e. groups that think skin color should factor into government decision making — have complained to the City of Santa Clara, … ›

Race-based contracting is unconstitutional

So argues this op-ed that I co-authored with Roger Clegg published in the Washington Times this morning.  Here’s a snippet: Remedial discrimination makes less and less sense with every tick of … ›

PLF counsels the Council to not use race

PLF and our friends at the Center for Equal Opportunity (CEO) frequently send letters to local governments that are considering whether to adopt discriminatory race- and sex- based contracting preferences.   … ›

Three cheers for the Charlotte Observer

The Charlotte Observer takes the Charlotte City Council to task for planning on adopting a race-based city contracting policy.  It seems that the City Council spent $300,000 on a consulting … ›

PLF's Ralph Kasarda on KOGO discussing Caltrans' contracting quotas

Tonight, on KOGO, am 600 (San Diego’s leading am radio station), PLF Attorney Ralph W. Kasarda will discuss PLF’s challenge to the race- and sex-based quotas that the California Department … ›

The "race" for stimulus money

Author: Ralph W. Kasarda The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was signed into law by President Obama just over a year ago, on February 17, 2009.  The Recovery Act distributes … ›

PLF and CEO model brief on racial contracting preferences

About seven years ago, then PLF attorney Sharon Browne co-drafted a model brief with Roger Clegg of the Center for Equal Opportunity. The model brief is intended to be used by attorneys looking to challenge government policies that require race-based contracting preferences.

Contracting preferences, the 49ers, and Proposition 209

This morning we learned that some “civil rights groups,” — i.e. groups that think skin color should factor into government decision making — have complained to the City of Santa Clara, … ›

Race-based contracting is unconstitutional

So argues this op-ed that I co-authored with Roger Clegg published in the Washington Times this morning.  Here’s a snippet: Remedial discrimination makes less and less sense with every tick of … ›

PLF counsels the Council to not use race

PLF and our friends at the Center for Equal Opportunity (CEO) frequently send letters to local governments that are considering whether to adopt discriminatory race- and sex- based contracting preferences.   … ›

Three cheers for the Charlotte Observer

The Charlotte Observer takes the Charlotte City Council to task for planning on adopting a race-based city contracting policy.  It seems that the City Council spent $300,000 on a consulting … ›

PLF's Ralph Kasarda on KOGO discussing Caltrans' contracting quotas

Tonight, on KOGO, am 600 (San Diego’s leading am radio station), PLF Attorney Ralph W. Kasarda will discuss PLF’s challenge to the race- and sex-based quotas that the California Department … ›

The "race" for stimulus money

Author: Ralph W. Kasarda The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was signed into law by President Obama just over a year ago, on February 17, 2009.  The Recovery Act distributes … ›