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NCLA Tells Department of Education Its Newest Student Loan Debt Cancellation Plan Is Unlawful

Washington, DC (May 17, 2024) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance submitted comments urging the U.S. Department of Education to abandon its latest proposed rule that would unconstitutionally cancel $147 billion of federal student loan debt owed to the Treasury by an estimated 27.6 million borrowers. The plan even proposes to bestow about $19…

In NCLA Amicus Win, and FTC Amicus Loss, Second Circuit Upholds Decision Dismissing Antitrust Suit

Washington, DC (May 13, 2024) – Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit unanimously upheld a district court decision dismissing the In re Bystolic antitrust lawsuit over reverse payments. The New Civil Liberties Alliance encouraged this outcome in its amicus curiae brief supporting the Defendants, but the Federal Trade Commission filed an…

NCLA Plans to Sue CPSC over Comm’r Trumka’s Illegal Efforts to Stop Sales of Weighted Sleep Sacks

Washington, DC (May 9, 2024) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance sent a formal letter notifying the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) of its intent to file suit against the agency for Commissioner Richard Trumka’s violating NCLA client Dreamland Baby Co.’s constitutional and statutory rights. Dreamland creates infant and toddler products. Commissioner Trumka issued disparaging statements…

NCLA Defeats Motion to Dismiss, Wins Expedited Discovery in Suit Alleging State Dept. Censorship

Washington, DC (May 7, 2024) – Today, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas denied nearly all of the government’s motion to dismiss NCLA’s lawsuit, The Daily Wire, The Federalist, Texas v. State Dept., which alleges massive violations of free speech and press rights. The Court also granted NCLA’s request for expedited discovery and rejected the government’s request to…

NCLA Asks Appeals Court to Stop SEC’s Unconstitutional New Climate Disclosure Rules

Washington, DC (April 29, 2024) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed a petition with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit requesting review of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s new rules that would require public companies to disclose their climate-related business risks and mitigation procedures. SEC has exceeded its statutory authority by making these…

NCLA Amicus Brief Asks Ninth Circuit to Stop Bureau of Land Management from Writing Criminal Laws

Washington, DC (April 26, 2024) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed an amicus curiae brief in U.S. v. Pheasant, urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to affirm a decision barring the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from wielding legislative power to criminalize activity on public lands. Gregory Pheasant was charged with three violations of…
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