Native Hawaiian self-governance case heats up

Last summer, six Hawaiian residents filed a lawsuit in federal court, challenging the constitutionality of a provision allowing Native Hawaiians to hold an election of delegates, a convention, and a … ›

Race-based Hawaiian election enjoined by Supreme Court

Hot off the press. Last Friday, Justice Kennedy temporarily enjoined a race-based election in Hawaii, pending full review by the Supreme Court.  Today, the full Court enjoined the election in … ›

Justice Kennedy enjoins ballot counting in race-based election in Hawaii

Our friends at the the Grassroots Institute secured a temporary injunction from from Justice Kennedy today, in their case challenging a race-based election in Hawaii.  The case challenges an election … ›

Supreme Court denies review of Hawaii's race-based property tax scheme

The U.S. Supreme Court today denied a petition for writ of certiorari in a case concerning Hawaii’s discriminatory race-based property tax scheme that forces non-preferred races to pay a higher tax rate.  … ›

Corboy v. Louie and Hawaii's race-based property tax scheme

Briefing is now complete in the case Corboy v. Louie, a case that will hopefully result in the invalidation of a race-based property tax scheme in Hawaii.  The Supreme Court will … ›

Corboy v. Louie: Supreme Court asks U.S. Solicitor General to file brief

On Friday, December 9, 2011, the United States Supreme Court considered whether it should agree to accept certiorari in an important equal protection case from Hawaii.  The issue in Corboy … ›

Taxpayers of the wrong race: Corboy v. Louie

The Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief this week in the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to review Hawaii’s racially discriminatory tax laws in a case called Corboy v. Louie.

Blogging from our man in Hawaii . . .

Author:  Anne Hayes If you scroll through the staff photos on our website, you will find Robert Thomas as the attorney who heads up PLF's Hawaii Center.  Although Mr. Thomas … ›

Akaka Bill defeated

Author: Joshua Thompson     Earlier this month, I reported about the efforts of our friends from the Center for Equal Opportunity to defeat the Akaka Bill.  The Akaka Bill would have … ›

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Native Hawaiian self-governance case heats up

Last summer, six Hawaiian residents filed a lawsuit in federal court, challenging the constitutionality of a provision allowing Native Hawaiians to hold an election of delegates, a convention, and a … ›

Race-based Hawaiian election enjoined by Supreme Court

Hot off the press. Last Friday, Justice Kennedy temporarily enjoined a race-based election in Hawaii, pending full review by the Supreme Court.  Today, the full Court enjoined the election in … ›

Justice Kennedy enjoins ballot counting in race-based election in Hawaii

Our friends at the the Grassroots Institute secured a temporary injunction from from Justice Kennedy today, in their case challenging a race-based election in Hawaii.  The case challenges an election … ›

Supreme Court denies review of Hawaii's race-based property tax scheme

The U.S. Supreme Court today denied a petition for writ of certiorari in a case concerning Hawaii’s discriminatory race-based property tax scheme that forces non-preferred races to pay a higher tax rate.  … ›

Corboy v. Louie and Hawaii's race-based property tax scheme

Briefing is now complete in the case Corboy v. Louie, a case that will hopefully result in the invalidation of a race-based property tax scheme in Hawaii.  The Supreme Court will … ›

Corboy v. Louie: Supreme Court asks U.S. Solicitor General to file brief

On Friday, December 9, 2011, the United States Supreme Court considered whether it should agree to accept certiorari in an important equal protection case from Hawaii.  The issue in Corboy … ›

Taxpayers of the wrong race: Corboy v. Louie

The Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief this week in the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to review Hawaii’s racially discriminatory tax laws in a case called Corboy v. Louie.

Blogging from our man in Hawaii . . .

Author:  Anne Hayes If you scroll through the staff photos on our website, you will find Robert Thomas as the attorney who heads up PLF's Hawaii Center.  Although Mr. Thomas … ›

Akaka Bill defeated

Author: Joshua Thompson     Earlier this month, I reported about the efforts of our friends from the Center for Equal Opportunity to defeat the Akaka Bill.  The Akaka Bill would have … ›

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Native Hawaiian self-governance case heats up

Last summer, six Hawaiian residents filed a lawsuit in federal court, challenging the constitutionality of a provision allowing Native Hawaiians to hold an election of delegates, a convention, and a … ›

Race-based Hawaiian election enjoined by Supreme Court

Hot off the press. Last Friday, Justice Kennedy temporarily enjoined a race-based election in Hawaii, pending full review by the Supreme Court.  Today, the full Court enjoined the election in … ›

Justice Kennedy enjoins ballot counting in race-based election in Hawaii

Our friends at the the Grassroots Institute secured a temporary injunction from from Justice Kennedy today, in their case challenging a race-based election in Hawaii.  The case challenges an election … ›

Supreme Court denies review of Hawaii's race-based property tax scheme

The U.S. Supreme Court today denied a petition for writ of certiorari in a case concerning Hawaii’s discriminatory race-based property tax scheme that forces non-preferred races to pay a higher tax rate.  … ›

Corboy v. Louie and Hawaii's race-based property tax scheme

Briefing is now complete in the case Corboy v. Louie, a case that will hopefully result in the invalidation of a race-based property tax scheme in Hawaii.  The Supreme Court will … ›

Corboy v. Louie: Supreme Court asks U.S. Solicitor General to file brief

On Friday, December 9, 2011, the United States Supreme Court considered whether it should agree to accept certiorari in an important equal protection case from Hawaii.  The issue in Corboy … ›

Taxpayers of the wrong race: Corboy v. Louie

The Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief this week in the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to review Hawaii’s racially discriminatory tax laws in a case called Corboy v. Louie.

Blogging from our man in Hawaii . . .

Author:  Anne Hayes If you scroll through the staff photos on our website, you will find Robert Thomas as the attorney who heads up PLF's Hawaii Center.  Although Mr. Thomas … ›

Akaka Bill defeated

Author: Joshua Thompson     Earlier this month, I reported about the efforts of our friends from the Center for Equal Opportunity to defeat the Akaka Bill.  The Akaka Bill would have … ›

Native Hawaiian self-governance case heats up

Last summer, six Hawaiian residents filed a lawsuit in federal court, challenging the constitutionality of a provision allowing Native Hawaiians to hold an election of delegates, a convention, and a … ›

Race-based Hawaiian election enjoined by Supreme Court

Hot off the press. Last Friday, Justice Kennedy temporarily enjoined a race-based election in Hawaii, pending full review by the Supreme Court.  Today, the full Court enjoined the election in … ›

Justice Kennedy enjoins ballot counting in race-based election in Hawaii

Our friends at the the Grassroots Institute secured a temporary injunction from from Justice Kennedy today, in their case challenging a race-based election in Hawaii.  The case challenges an election … ›

Supreme Court denies review of Hawaii's race-based property tax scheme

The U.S. Supreme Court today denied a petition for writ of certiorari in a case concerning Hawaii’s discriminatory race-based property tax scheme that forces non-preferred races to pay a higher tax rate.  … ›

Corboy v. Louie and Hawaii's race-based property tax scheme

Briefing is now complete in the case Corboy v. Louie, a case that will hopefully result in the invalidation of a race-based property tax scheme in Hawaii.  The Supreme Court will … ›

Corboy v. Louie: Supreme Court asks U.S. Solicitor General to file brief

On Friday, December 9, 2011, the United States Supreme Court considered whether it should agree to accept certiorari in an important equal protection case from Hawaii.  The issue in Corboy … ›

Taxpayers of the wrong race: Corboy v. Louie

The Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief this week in the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to review Hawaii’s racially discriminatory tax laws in a case called Corboy v. Louie.

Blogging from our man in Hawaii . . .

Author:  Anne Hayes If you scroll through the staff photos on our website, you will find Robert Thomas as the attorney who heads up PLF's Hawaii Center.  Although Mr. Thomas … ›

Akaka Bill defeated

Author: Joshua Thompson     Earlier this month, I reported about the efforts of our friends from the Center for Equal Opportunity to defeat the Akaka Bill.  The Akaka Bill would have … ›