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January 25, 2018

OCR accepts PLF’s complaint and opens an investigation into MSHSL dance discrimination

This is the first vital and important step in ensuring that Minnesota boys have an equal opportunity to dance. ...

June 12, 2012

Milwaukee's guarantee of inequality

Last month the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin filed an important lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee over the City’s new public contracting program.  In short, the City’s program, spelled out in City Ordinance 370, violates the Equal Protection Clause by requiring contracting officials and prime contractors to discriminat ...

August 02, 2010

A win for equality under the law

Author: Joshua Thompson Three years after accepting review, the California Supreme Court, in a 6-1 decision, rejected the City and County of San Francisco's attempt to get Proposition 209 declared unconstitutional.  In Coral Construction v. City and County of San Francisco, PLF challenged a City and County of San Francisco con ...

July 20, 2010

PLF provides model brief for contractors facing discrimination

Author: Joshua Thompson Pacific Legal Foundation and the Center for Equal Opportunity have worked together to create a model brief for use by contractors that are the victims of governmental discrimination.  This model brief outlines the most important arguments to include when challenging a public contracting program that discriminates again ...

November 11, 2009

"The Battle for Equality"

Author: Joshua Thompson That's the title of a new article in California Lawyer, a magazine sent to me for free as an active member of the California bar.  But this is not just an article in a magazine.  California lawyers who read the article, can answer a few questions about it, send in a check for ...