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18 Jun 2011, 9:15 pm by Rick Hasen
The project director, an institute fellow named Edward Blum, said the institute supported his research but did not finance the brief filings or the Texas suit, which was litigated pro bono by a former clerk of Justice Thomas’s. [read post]
4 Apr 2016, 8:19 am by Margaret Myers
Edward Blum, whose Project on Fair Representation backed the lawsuit, said he was disappointed in the outcome, but predicted that “the issue of voter equality in the United States is not going to go away. [read post]
30 Aug 2018, 1:30 pm
In November 2014, Students for Fair Admissions, an organization founded and led by Edward Blum as part of his ongoing opposition to civil rights and racial equality, sued Harvard University for racial discrimination in the admissions process. [read post]
21 Sep 2011, 7:44 am by Rick Hasen
POFR director Edward Blum said, “With this unfortunate opinion, the court failed to recognize the ongoing damage these provisions incur to our nation’s bedrock principles of federalism.” [read post]
8 Jun 2007, 10:54 am
" Edward Blum has this essay at the National Review Online discussing the forthcoming decision in the Seattle and Louisville school cases and how Republicans and Democrats will react. [read post]
10 Jun 2015, 3:21 am by Amy Howe
” Briefly: Writing for Reuters Investigates, Joan Biskupic profiles Edward Blum, the architect of the challenge to the University of Texas at Austin’s use of race in its undergraduate admissions process, and his latest lawsuit against Harvard University. [read post]
21 Feb 2012, 11:51 am by Lawrence B. Ebert
At UT, they have a very successful race-neutral means, which has proven to be a better avenue for increasing diversity," said [Edward] Blum, referring to the top 10 percent law. [read post]
23 Dec 2015, 5:13 am by Amy Howe
In the Los Angeles Times, David Savage profiles Edward Blum, noting that the “most effective legal strategist before the Supreme Court these days is a retired stockbroker and liberal-turned-conservative who admits he sometimes finds plaintiffs by cold-calling strangers on the phone. [read post]
29 Apr 2015, 2:42 am by Amy Howe
  And at ISCOTUSnow, Edward Lee predicts the winner in the oral arguments based on the number of questions for each side. [read post]
13 May 2015, 6:43 am by Amy Howe
” In an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, Edward Blum urges the Court to grant review in a“constitutional challenge to how Texas created its state Senate districts” that “could reestablish electoral fairness in dozens of voting districts — not just in Texas but throughout the country. [read post]
12 Nov 2014, 5:23 am by Amy Howe
In an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal (subscription required), Edward Blum weighs in on the Alabama redistricting cases, slated for argument today. [read post]
8 Dec 2015, 4:01 am by Amy Howe
”  Commentary supporting Fisher’s challenge comes from Roger Clegg and Joshua Thompson at Forbes, while in The New Republic, David Gans profiles Edward Blum, the driving force behind both Evenwel and Fisher, and discusses Blum on KCRW. [read post]
27 May 2015, 7:50 am by David Gans
  Urging the Justices to remake the law in this area, plaintiffs in Evenwel, represented by the law firm of Wiley Rein, and backed by Edward Blum’s Project of Fair Representation, have urged the Court to hold that the Constitution requires state and local governments to draw districts based on voter population, not total population. [read post]
9 Dec 2015, 9:09 am by Larisa Epatko
Fisher’s case was conceived by Edward Blum, an opponent of racial preferences. [read post]
12 Feb 2019, 7:19 am
Kaes, Anton, Martin Jay, and Edward Dimendberg, eds. [read post]
25 Jun 2013, 3:02 pm
Edward Blum, speaking for officials in Shelby County, Ala., who made the challenge to the voting act, welcomed the outcome. [read post]
9 Apr 2014, 5:02 am by Amy Howe
” The New York Times profiles Edward Blum, the lawyer behind some of the recent challenges to affirmative action and the Voting Rights Act, and his efforts to recruit plaintiffs for new challenges. [read post]
31 Mar 2014, 7:31 am by Diane Marie Amann
Dudziak: @marydudziakAngela Duger: @UDHR_Duger Christie Edwards: @cjoye7Máiréad Enright: @maireadenrightNoura Erakat: @4nouraDaphne Eviatar: @deviatarAndrea Ewart: @developtradelaw Marjorie Florestal: @MarjorieFloRosa Freedman: @GoonerDr Anne Gallagher: @AnneTGallagher Jill Goldenziel: @JillGoldenzielMichele Bratcher Goodwin: @michelebgoodwin Lisa Hajjar: @lisahajjarLeslie Haskell: @HaskellLeslieGina Heathcote: @gina_heathcoteKaren Hoffmann: @karhoffSofie A. [read post]
30 Apr 2014, 5:35 am by Amy Howe
Briefly: At the IIT Chicago-Kent Faculty Blog, Christi Guerrini and Edward Lee discuss (and make predictions regarding) Monday’s oral argument in the patent case Nautilus, Inc. v. [read post]