The Cases Against Barack Hussein Obama

In the Westlaw database of federal cases, as of today, there are 202 opinions involving lawsuits against the President in his official capacity that name the President as “Barack Obama.” There are another 191 opinions involving lawsuits against the President in his official capacity that name the President as “Barack H. Obama.” But of particular interest, there are 26 opinions involving lawsuits against the President in his official capacity that name the President using his full name: “Barack Hussein Obama.”

Who is filing lawsuits against the federal government and opting to name the President as Barack HUSSEIN Obama? I took a quick look, and here’s the breakdown:

1. Pro se cases (12 decisions)
2. Birther litigation (9 decisions)
3. Individual mandate litigation (3 decisions)
4. Challenge to federal funding of embryonic stem cell research (1 decision)
5. Lawsuit filed by Ramsey Clark on behalf of descendents of Geronimo seeking the return of Geronimo’s remains (1 decision)