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Hans A. von Spakovsky

Hans von Spakovsky is a Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies and the coauthor with John Fund of Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department” (HarperCollins/Broadside 2014).
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Plain Truth: The Best Lines From the Injunction Halting Executive Amnesty

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Judge Andrew Hanen is Will Rogers in a robe.

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Four Lessons from the 2014 Election

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

The election where the left's race baiting and "war on women" rhetoric finally failed.

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DOJ Investigation of Ferguson Police: Fair and Impartial?

Monday, September 8th, 2014 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

The DOJ division investigating Ferguson was exposed years ago at PJ Media, when all its new hires had leftist backgrounds.

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The Lessons of History: Kristallnacht in Egypt

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

To embrace the Muslim Brotherhood is to endorse a direct descendant of the Nazi Party.

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FACE Act Abuse: Justice Dept. Suit Against Pro-Life Advocate Thrown Out

Monday, August 19th, 2013 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Judge: “Speculation piled on top of speculation ... lacks any proof." (Also read J. Christian Adams' coverage of the case.)

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Harry Reid, Obama Sell Myth of GOP Obstructing Judicial Nominations

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Dems were significantly slower with — and blocked more of — Bush's nominees.

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Stop the Farm Bill: FDR’s Socialist Structure Still Violating Farmers

Saturday, June 15th, 2013 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

The government still arbitrarily confiscates crops, and the massive bill does not address this.

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The Real Damage from Racial Preferences in College Admissions

Monday, June 10th, 2013 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

While race-based college admissions policies are justified as a way to help minorities, they seem to have the opposite effect.

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Making a Request for a Date Could Be a Federal Crime

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Under a new rule proposed for colleges, the most trivial conduct could be considered sexual harassment.

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Justice Department Failure: Suit Filed Over DOJ Refusal to Clean Up Voter Rolls

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Two Mississippi counties have more eligible voters than residents.

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Mother Jones’ Source May Be in a Mother Lode of Trouble

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Whoever secretly placed a recording device at a meeting of Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell with campaign strategists could be in serious legal trouble.

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The Justice Department’s Hurricane-Strength Misconduct

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

A federal judge orders an investigation of DOJ's "skullduggery" and "perfidy" during a Katrina shooting case.

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The Ninth Circuit Frosts the Lawyers in a Juvenile Cereal Lawsuit

Saturday, July 21st, 2012 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

A class action lawsuit against Kellogg Company illustrates what's wrong with our tort system.

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The Supremes Get It Fundamentally Wrong

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

The Court has issued a ruling with terrible implications for the future.

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Senator McConnell on the Perils of Campaign Finance ‘Reform’

Thursday, June 21st, 2012 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

"For all its vaunted tolerance, the political Left has consistently demonstrated a militant intolerance for dissent.”

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‘Until We Meet Again’: An Immigrant Heroine Passes On

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

My mother dodged Nazis and Communists to give us a happy home in Alabama.

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The ObamaCare Argument – The Third and Final Day

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

The surest sign your lawyer hasn't done a good job is when you issue a statement defending his performance.

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The ObamaCare Arguments – The Second Day

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Based on the questions posed by the justices today, the possibility that the mandate may be struck down went up sharply.

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The ObamaCare Arguments – The First Day

Monday, March 26th, 2012 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

The justices heard arguments on the applicability of the Anti-Injunction Act to the case.

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ObamaCare at the Court: A Guide to the Proceedings

Monday, March 26th, 2012 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

What to expect at the most significant hearing since Brown v. Board of Education.

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The Justice Department Condones Perjury … Again

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Why should we be surprised? Look at how Eric Holder and the DOJ have mishandled the investigation into Operation Fast & Furious and repeatedly misled Congress. Related: More on Perjury Confessions Inside DOJ

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A Veterans Day Celebration with the Doolittle Raiders

Friday, November 11th, 2011 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

I recently attended a wonderful celebration with several generations of our military heroes.

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The Occupy Wall Streeters — Destroying the First Amendment

Thursday, October 27th, 2011 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Showing a woeful ignorance and virtual contempt for basic rights protected by the Bill of Rights.

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Every Single One: The Politicized Hiring of Eric Holder’s Appellate Section

Monday, September 19th, 2011 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

All seven new hires to the Justice Department's Appellate Section have far-left resumes — which were only released following a PJMedia lawsuit. (This is the eleventh of a series of articles about the Justice Department's hiring practices since President Obama took office. Read parts one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, and ten.)

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Every Single One: The Politicized Hiring of Eric Holder’s Employment Section

Monday, August 22nd, 2011 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

All 15 new hires to the Justice Department's Education Section have far-left resumes — which were only released following a PJMedia lawsuit. (This is the sixth in a series of articles about the Justice Department's hiring practices since President Obama took office. Read parts one, two, three, four, and five.)

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