What about contracting and employment?

September 03, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

PLF friend Roger Clegg, President and General Counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity, has an excellent op-ed in today’s Washington Times.  In it he argues that the time has come for the Supreme Court to rein in discrimination in public employment and public contracting.  Shelby County was a blow to discrimination in voting.  Fisher w ...


Race-based contracting is unconstitutional

April 09, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

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 the clock, as the days when black companies were not allowed to compete fade into the past, and as America becomes increasingly multiethnic and multi ...


New op-ed on Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act

November 14, 2012 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

The Washington Times publised this op-ed that I co-authored with Roger Clegg of the Center for Equal Opportunity.  Here’s a snippet: So Section 5 now guarantees districts that are less competitive and more polarized, not only racially but ideologically. It insulates Republican candidates and incumbents from minority voters and from issues ...