Letter to the U.S. Department of Education: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Improving Income-Driven Repayment for the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program

LETTER SUMMARY – We write on behalf of the diverse organizations set forth below and call on the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”) to withdraw its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking entitled “Improving Income-Driven Repayment for the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program”…

Letter to George Mason University: GMU’s Unconstitutional and Unethical Booster Mandate on Behalf of NCLA Clients, Robert Fellner and Megan Darling

LETTER SUMMARY – George Mason University (GMU) is requiring all eligible students to receive a booster by February 15 and to upload proof of having done so into an online portal. Students who do not comply face disciplinary action, including holds placed on their accounts, late fees, suspension, and expulsion.

Letter for the Record by the New Civil Liberties Alliance in Connection with the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Hearing, “The Administrative Procedure Act at 75: Ensuring the Rulemaking Process Is Transparent, Accountable, and Effective”

LETTER SUMMARY – Since its adoption, it has been understood that the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) serves four basic purposes: (1) it “require[s] agencies to keep the public currently informed of their organization, procedures and rules”; (2) it “provide[s] for public participation in the rule making process”; (3) it “prescribe[s] uniform standards for the conduct…

Letter to the Loudoun County School Board: Human Resources & Talent Development Committee’s Unconstitutional Proposed Professional Conduct Policy

LETTER SUMMARY – Prohibiting teachers from expressing their viewpoints regarding whether School Board policy has gone too far, or not far enough, effectively prohibits educational professionals from advocating for improved School Board policy or campaigning against you in School Board elections. Thus, the proposed Policy is a gross violation of Loudoun County school district’s employees’ civil liberties.

​Letter to the City of Marco Island: City of Marco Island’s Fixed ALPR System

LETTER SUMMARY – NCLA submits the following letter urging the City of Marco Island to reconsider its plan to install three fixed Automated License Plate Reading Cameras (ALPRs) to monitor the comings and goings of every person who enters or exits the island.

Letter to the City of Daytona Beach Police Department: Unlawful Use of Unmanned Drones

LETTER SUMMARY – NCLA submits the following letter urging the City of Daytona Beach Police Department to immediately cease its use of unmanned drones to monitor the temperatures of its residents for signs of fever. This practice violates clear constitutional limits…

Letter to USDA and FNS: Easing Dangerous Regulatory Burdens for the Emergency Food Assistance Program

LETTER SUMMARY – NCLA submits the following letter urging the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to ease certain regulatory burdens associated with your implementation…

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