Court Declares California’s Racial, Ethnic, LGBT Quota for Corporate Boards Unconstitutional

On Friday, April 1, a Los Angeles judge ruled that a California landmark law mandating racial, ethnic, and LGBT quotas for corporate boards of directors was unconstitutional (Robin Crest, et al. v. Alex Padilla, in his official capacity as Secretary of State of the State of California (No.20ST-CV-37513)).Judicial Watch, a conservative legal group, was granted a motion for summary judgment in its taxpayer lawsuit asking the court to declare the quota unconstitutional under California’s constitution.This lawsuit was filed October 2, 2020 in the Superior Court of the State of California County of Los Angeles by Judicial Watch on behalf of three California taxpayers (Robin Crest, Earl De Vires and Judy De Vires) to prevent California from enforcing Assembly Bill 979 (AB 979). The bil
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