Press Releases

George Mason Univ. Caves to NCLA’s Lawsuit over Vaccine Mandate, Grants Prof. Medical Exemption

Washington, DC (August 17, 2021) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance is pleased to announce today that George Mason University (GMU) has granted a medical exemption from its mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy to NCLA client Todd Zywicki, George Mason University Foundation ...

NCLA Asks D.C. Circ. to Rehear Rules Behind Paywalls Case on Timing of Direct Final Rule Challenges

Washington, DC (August 16, 2021) – One mother remains steadfast in her resolve to ensure that all Americans have free access to the product safety standards set forth by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). A D.C. Circuit panel dismissed the case Lisa Milice v. ...

NCLA Seeks En Banc Review in 11th Circuit as CDC Eviction Moratorium Extended to Early October

Washington, DC (August 13, 2021) – Rick Brown, Sonya Jones, and Richard Krausz are among the thousands of mom-and-pop housing providers whose tenants owe them thousands or tens of thousands of dollars in back rent due to the eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for ...

NCLA Seeks Summary Judgment in Class-Action Lawsuit over NOAA’s Boat Tracking Mandate

Washington, DC (August 12, 2021) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance filed a motion for summary judgment this week, requesting relief on behalf of more than a thousand charter boat captains who are challenging a Final Rule subjecting charter boats operating in the Gulf of ...

NCLA Files Amicus Brief in NLRB Lawsuit Alleging Tesla CEO Tweet Was Unfair Labor Practice

Washington, DC (August 11, 2021) – The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) preoccupation with Twitter continues to grow. Its latest victim is Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed an amicus brief in the ...

NCLA Sues GMU Officials Over Their Refusal to Recognize Prof.’s Naturally-Acquired Covid Immunity

Washington, DC (August 4, 2021) – George Mason University (GMU) is threatening employees with disciplinary action that includes “unpaid leave or possible loss of employment” if they don’t comply with the public university’s vaccine mandate. Late last night, the New Civil ...

NCLA Files Suit Against U.S. for Taking of Private Property After EPA’s Gold King Mine Catastrophe

Washington, DC (August 3, 2021) – On the morning of August 5, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) dug away tons of rock and debris that blocked the portal of the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. By breaching the closed portal of the mine, without ...

NCLA Asks Supreme Court to Decide Three Chevron Deference Questions ATF’s Bump Stock Ban Poses

Washington, DC (August 2, 2021) – NCLA client Clark Aposhian’s challenge to the federal ban on bump stocks is headed to the highest court in the land. The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed a petition for a writ of certiorari ...

NCLA Celebrates Jury Verdict Exonerating Our Clients from a Dozen Inaccurate SEC Charges

Washington, DC (July 30, 2021) – Today, a federal jury in the Middle District of Florida delivered a favorable verdict in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Spartan Securities Group, LTD., et al. The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil ...

Watch: Atlantic Fishermen in NCLA Video Explain the Need to Reel in NOAA’s at-Sea Monitor Rule

Washington, DC (July 30, 2021) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance released a video today outlining why it is unconstitutional to force Atlantic herring fishermen to fund government-mandated monitors at sea. It is “the equivalent of having a cop in your car who’s policing ...

In NCLA Amicus Win, Sixth Circuit Affirms Decision Invalidating CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

Washington, DC (July 23, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the March 2021 decision of the Western District of Tennessee in Tiger Lily, LLC, et al. v. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, et al. The ruling ...

NCLA Tells GMU That Its Forced Vaccination Policy Violates Constitutional Rights and Medical Ethics

Washington, DC (July 22, 2021) – George Mason University (GMU) in Fairfax, Virginia, is doubling down on its flawed reopening policy for the Fall 2021 semester, which tramples on the civil liberties of students, faculty, and employees alike. The New Civil Liberties ...

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