Time for SCOTUS to Stop Deferring to Federal Agencies

WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2019— The New Civil Liberties Alliance today filed an amicus curiae brief before the U.S. Supreme Court in the Kisor v. Wilkie case. Although the facts of the case involve a dispute over veterans’ benefits, the question before the Court is...

Kisor v. Wilkie Amicus Brief

SUMMARY OF THE ARGUMENT The Constitution requires federal judges to exercise independent judgment and refrain from bias when interpreting the law. These are foundational constitutional requirements for an independent judiciary. Article III gives federal judges life...

NCLA Submits Comment in Objection to Proposed ED Rule

WASHINGTON, DC, January 31, 2019 — The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) today submitted a Comment to the Department of Education’s proposed rule, Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in the Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance....

Department of Education Comment

Re: Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance, Docket Number ED-2018-OCR-0064 Secretary DeVos: The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) submits the following commentary in response to the Department...