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Hans A. von Spakovsky

Hans A. von Spakovsky is a Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. Along with John Fund, he is the coauthor of “Who’s Counting? How Fraudsters and Bureaucrats Put Your Vote at Risk” (Encounter 2012) and “Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department” (HarperCollins/Broadside 2014).
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Why Any Male Student Should Think Twice Before Applying to Washington & Lee University

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

A recent decision by a federal judge describes, in excruciating detail, the bias and prejudice that American universities now display in handling sexual misconduct claims against male students.

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Can Mark Levin’s New Book, ‘Plunder and Deceit,’ Rescue America’s Youth?

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 - by Hans A. von Spakovsky

Levin sends a message to the generation least likely to have heard any of these warnings yet.

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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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