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RI fisher whose lawsuit reached Supreme Court: 'The little guy finally has a fighting chance'

July 9, 2024
Meghan Lapp refused to pay the salaries of government-mandated fisheries observers. She took her fight all the way to the Supreme Court…

Fishing Industry Lands Supreme Court Win, Overturning Chevron Doctrine

July 7, 2024
When New England fishing vessel operators prevailed in a suit over federal overreach, they triggered a tsunami that will affect the administrative state…

Law360's Legal Lions Of The Week

July 5, 2024
New Civil Liberties Alliance, Latham & Watkins LLP, Clement & Murphy PLLC and Cause of Action Institute easily lead this week’s edition of Law360 Legal Lions, after persuading the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a 40-year-old precedent that said when judges should defer to federal agencies’ interpretations of law in rulemaking…

What We Learned From the Supreme Court's Latest Blockbuster Term

July 3, 2024
It took until July 1, but the U.S. Supreme Court’s nine justices managed to close the book on a momentous October 2023 term in time to decamp Washington before the Fourth of July holiday and kick off their three-month summer recess…

The Supreme Court Ruling Isn’t the End of the Online Free Speech Battle

June 30, 2024
The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) civil rights group is not giving up on the free speech fight it has been conducting on behalf of the respondents/plaintiffs in the Murthy v. Missouri case. The tactic is now to go for expanded discovery, aimed at demonstrating direct harm caused by government censorship. A statement to this effect…

Supreme Court curbs power of federal regulators, overturning 40-year precedent

June 28, 2024
WASHINGTON − The Supreme Court on Friday overturned a 40-year-old precedent that has guided how federal agencies protect the environment, workers, consumers and more, making it easier for regulations to be challenged in court… Mark Chenoweth, president of the New Civil Liberties Alliance, which represented the challengers, said the herring fishermen “have landed the biggest catch of their…