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July 20, 2010

Coverage of PLF's "district of choice" lawsuit

Author: Joshua Thompson The San Gabriel Valley Tribune published this article on PLF's work in the case of Walnut Valley Unified School District v. Rowland Unified School District.  PLF represents a group of parents as well as Senator Bob Huff in the case.  Here's a snippet: "Our goal certainly is to make sure parents are ...

July 08, 2010

PLF at the White House

Author: Joshua Thompson I wanted to share with you some pictures taken of PLF Principal Attorney Sharon Browne at the White House.  As you likely recall, Ms. Browne was recently appointed by President Obama to the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Last week Ms. Browne attended an event at the White House that ...

May 05, 2010

Coverage of Coral Construction argument

Author: Joshua Thompson Yesterday PLF's Sharon Browne argued before the California Supreme Court in Coral Construction v. City and County of San Francisco.  The court was deciding on the constitutionality of Proposition 209 — California's landmark constitutional amendment that prohibits both discrimination and preferences on the ...

April 07, 2010

PLF’s Sharon Browne sworn in to board of United States Legal Services Corporation

Sharon L. Browne, a principal attorney with Pacific Legal Foundation in Sacramento, was sworn in today as one of the six new members of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). All six new Board members were administered the oath of office by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, at a ceremony in ...

March 19, 2010

Senate confirms PLF's Sharon Browne to board of Legal Services Corporation

Today the U.S. Senate confirmed six nominees to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation. Among the six is PLF Principal Attorney Sharon Browne, whose nomination had been submitted to the president by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY Ms. Browne issued this statement following her confirmation today:"I am ho ...

June 17, 2009

VIDEO: Taxpayers sideswiped by Caltrans’ new racial-quota program

Caltrans is violating both Proposition 209 and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. Its quota program also raises costs and squanders tax money, because bureaucrats award contracts based on race or sex, instead of awarding contracts to the lowest responsible bidder. ...