Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar received a waiver to argue a case involving her former employer
Kevin Daley • January 5, 2022 5:00 am
A watchdog group is asking the Justice Department about its decision to waive ethics rules and let the administration’s top Supreme Court lawyer argue a landmark affirmative action case involving her former employer, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
Protect the Public’s Trust filed a Freedom of Information Act request Wednesday for information about Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar’s involvement with a legal brief the administration filed urging the Court to reject a lawsuit accusing Harvard of bias against Asians. Prelogar, a former Harvard employee, is barred by the Biden administration’s ethics pledge from participating in the case…