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NCLA Advises Supreme Court to Hear Case Against PA Ethics Rule’s Viewpoint-Based Discrimination

Washington, DC (March 4, 2024) – Late Friday, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed an amicus curiae brief in Greenberg v. Lehocky, asking the Supreme Court to hear this important First Amendment case. NCLA’s brief encourages the Court to recognize that lawyers whose ...

NCLA Persuades Energy Dept. to Halt Unlawful Emergency Demand for Cryptocurrency Mining Data

Washington, DC (March 1, 2024) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance settled with the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Energy Information Administration (EIA) to formally end an attempt to force cryptocurrency mining companies to hand over sensitive information about ...

NCLA Brief Asks High Court to Restore Law Forbidding Congress from Divesting Legislative Power

Washington, DC (March 1, 2024) – Last night, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed an amicus curiae brief at the Supreme Court in Allstates Refractory Contractors LLC v. Su, challenging the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970, which divested lawmaking power to ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Reject NLRB-Specific Preliminary Injunction Standard

Washington, DC (February 28, 2024) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed an amicus curiae brief at the Supreme Court in Starbucks Corp. v. McKinney, a case challenging a deferential legal standard that allows the National Labor Relations Board to enjoin a ...

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in NCLA’s Cargill Case Against ATF’s Unilateral Bump Stock Ban

Washington, DC (February 28, 2024) – Today, former Texas Solicitor General Jonathan Mitchell presented oral argument to the Supreme Court in the New Civil Liberties Alliance’s Garland v. Cargill case, demonstrating that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...

NCLA Wins Order Blocking Dep’t of Energy’s Unlawful Demand for Cryptocurrency Mining Data

Washington, DC (February 23, 2024) – Today, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas granted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) in the New Civil Liberties Alliance’s new Texas Blockchain Council v. Dept. of Energy lawsuit. The 14-day TRO blocks DOE and the ...

NCLA Suit Challenges DOE’s Unlawful Attempt to Collect Cryptocurrency Miners’ Energy Use Data

Washington, DC (February 23, 2024) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance has filed a Complaint and TRO on behalf of the Texas Blockchain Council and Riot Platforms, Inc. to stop the Department of Energy (DOE) and Energy Information Administration (EIA) from forcing ...

En Banc Fifth Circuit Will Hear NCLA Lawsuit Against Legally Defective Nasdaq Board Diversity Rules

Washington, DC (February 20, 2024) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has agreed to an en banc rehearing of the New Civil Liberties Alliance’s National Center for Public Policy Research v. SEC lawsuit challenging “Board Diversity Rules” that SEC promulgated ...

NCLA Secures Truce in Federal Trade Commission’s Unjust War Against Startup Company

Washington, DC (February 16, 2024) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance has reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission terminating the agency’s lawsuit against our clients, Precision Patient Outcomes, Inc. (PPO), a California-based company that develops dietary ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Exposes Fatal Constitutional Flaws in SEC’s Illegal Mass Data Collection Regime

Washington, DC (February 15, 2024) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed an amicus curiae brief in American Securities Association v. Securities and Exchange Commission, urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to set aside an SEC order requiring ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Calls on en Banc Fifth Circuit to Rein in CPSC’s Unaccountable Power Structure

Washington, DC (February 14, 2024) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance has filed an amicus curiae brief asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to rehear the case of Consumers’ Research v. CPSC en banc in order to decide whether CPSC’s structure is ...

Amici Support NCLA’s Stance at Supreme Court in Major Social Media Censorship Injunction Case

Washington, DC (February 12, 2024) – Forty-five Members of Congress, 16 states, state legislators, former government officials, journalists, attorneys, media personalities, academics, activist groups and research organizations have filed 27 amici curiae briefs supporting ...

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