- Apr 8, 2016
Former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell was convicted on public corruption charges for accepting $175,000 in gifts and loans—including a Rolex watch, a custom golf bag, and expensive vacations and shopping sprees—from multi-millionaire Jonnie Williams, and then using his official position to promote the interests of Williams and his company, Star Scientific.
- Feb 12, 2015
Petitioner, a judicial candidate for a Florida County Court, filed suit challenging the Florida Code of Judicial Conduct rule prohibiting candidates for judicial office from personally soliciting campaign funds. The Florida Supreme Court found petitioner guilty of violating the solicitation prohibition and rejected her argument that the prohibition violated the First Amendment. The Supreme Court of the United States upheld that decision...
- Feb 1, 2018
On February 1, 2018, CLC submitted a FOIA to the U.S. Census Bureau to obtain information on the 2020 Census citizenship question.
- Feb 1, 2018
On February 2, 2018, CLC submitted a FOIA to the Department of Justice for information on the 2020 Census citizenship question.
- Jan 25, 2018
CLC filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Kentucky’s appeal on Jan. 24, 2018. CLC is arguing that Kentucky has numerous reasons that justify its stringent efforts to maintain strong ethical boundaries between its legislators and the lobbyists who are paid to influence them.