Cases

Lucia v. SEC

CASE SUMMARY – The New Civil Liberties Alliance filed a complaint seeking declarative and injunctive relief against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in the case of Ray Lucia and his…

Aposhian v. Barr, et al.

CASE SUMMARY – Firearms instructor W. Clark Aposhian of Utah is a law-abiding citizen, but under the “Bump-Stock-Type Devices” Final Rule, on March 26th, 2019, he would have become a felon subject to a 10-year prison sentence unless he…

Romeril v. SEC

CASE SUMMARY – When Barry D. Romeril settled with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in June of 2003 he didn’t know he would live to regret it 16 years later. That is because order to settle his…

USA v Jeffery Havis Appeal Granted

A majority of the Judges of this Court in regular active service has voted for rehearing en banc of this case. Sixth Circuit Rule 35(b) provides as follows: The effect of the granting of a hearing en banc shall be to vacate the previous opinion and judgment of this...

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Cargill v. Barr et al Complaint

The Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have violated this basic principle by issuing the “Bump-Stock-Type Devices” Final Rule. Contrary to statutory language enacted by Congress (and signed by the President), and...

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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...

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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...

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DOT Petition for Rulemaking

I. INTRODUCTION "An extraordinary breach of New Mexico’s constitutional order lies at the heart of this case—a veto of a veto that effectively enacted law without a governor’s signature and without a veto override by the New Mexico State Legislature. This end-run...

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Guidance Petition filed with the FCC

Petition for Rulemaking to Promulgate Regulations Prohibiting the Issuance, Reliance on, or Defense of Improper Agency Guidance Submitted to the United States Federal Communications Commission. Click here to read more  

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