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Casey Norman

Litigation Counsel

Casey Norman is Litigation Counsel for the New Civil Liberties Alliance. Prior to joining NCLA, Casey worked in the private sector as a financial restructuring and bankruptcy associate at Dechert LLP.

Casey graduated cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2019, where she was the executive editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law and the associate director of the ADR negotiation team. Casey graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in French and Russian language and literature. Prior to law school, Casey spent one year teaching English in Poitiers, France. Casey also spent six months in Moscow, Russia, where she studied Russian and interned at the PIR Center, an NGO specializing in global security issues, nuclear non-proliferation, and international cybersecurity.

Casey is admitted to practice in New York, the District of Columbia, and Ohio, as well as many federal district courts.

Title IX: A shield for all or a weapon against the accused?

By: Casey Norman March 20, 2024
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Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, provides that: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. 20 U.S.C. § 1681(a) (emphasis added). In short:…

Freedom of Speech: Tyranny’s Greatest Enemy (and Why We Should Care)

By: Casey Norman October 6, 2023
“In nonsense is strength.”[1] These are Kurt Vonnegut’s words, but they also happen to be the message that the U.S. federal government sends to its citizens with each unapologetic justification of its ongoing efforts to censor First Amendment-protected speech.  As we’ve seen from the Twitter Files and cases like Missouri v. Biden and Dressen v. Flaherty, according to the federal government,…

Missouri v. Biden: The Crossroads Between Misinformation and Free Speech

By: Casey Norman July 18, 2023
Judge Terry Doughty’s Fourth of July issuance of a preliminary injunction in the case Missouri v. Biden has drawn powerful reactions, earning the federal judge a slew of both fans and critics. I recommend my colleague John Vecchione’s discussion of the case and Judge Doughty’s ruling, which found that the plaintiffs are likely to succeed on their First Amendment…