The Obama Administration’s logical pretzel

PLF continues to fight for Abigail Fisher’s right — and every student’s right — to be treated equally under the law.  We have previously blogged about our continued involvement in her case, and the University of Texas’s non-stop efforts to … Continue reading

PLF files amicus brief in Fisher v. University of Texas

Today, Pacific Legal Foundation filed this amicus brief in Fisher v. University of Texas—which is in the Fifth Circuit after being remanded from the Supreme Court last summer.  We were joined on the brief by the American Civil Rights Institute (ACRI), the Center … Continue reading

PLF secures important property rights victory in the Fifth Circuit

Today, the Fifth Circuit decided Bowlby v. City of Aberdeen.  In this case, Debra Bowlby sought and received a permit to operate a small sno-cone hut in the City of Aberdeen, Mississippi.  Then, a month after the City granted her … Continue reading

Discrimination in Texas

Author: Joshua Thompson The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has set August 3 for oral argument in Fisher v. State of Texas.  Fisher deals with the University of Texas' race-conscious admissions program.  The oral argument will be held in New Orleans, and I recently … Continue reading