Press Releases

NCLA Refutes BOP’s Attempt to Dismiss Home Confinement Lawsuit for Medically Vulnerable Inmate

Washington, DC (October 26, 2021) – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Bureau of Prisons (BOP) have declared plans to order medically vulnerable people out of home confinement and back to prison as soon as the COVID-19 pandemic abates. In doing so, these agencies are ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Asks Sixth Circuit to Uphold Decision Setting Aside ARPA’s Ban on State Tax Cuts

Washington, DC (October 20, 2021) – An amicus brief filed Tuesday by the New Civil Liberties Alliance argues that Congress and the U.S. Treasury Department violated several bedrock provisions of the U.S. Constitution by including a “State Tax Cut Ban” in the American Rescue ...

Watch: NCLA Video Explains Why U.S. Supreme Court Must Resolve Chevron Deference Discord

Washington, DC (October 14, 2021) – A recent petition for a writ of certiorari filed in August in the U.S. Supreme Court by the New Civil Liberties Alliance calls upon the highest court in the land to address the discord in lower courts regarding the application ...

NCLA Challenges SEC’s Power to Authorize Nasdaq’s Board of Directors Diversity Rules

Washington, DC (October 5, 2021) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is receiving pushback over its recent approval of Nasdaq’s Board Diversity Rules, which require all companies listed on the exchange to not only publicly disclose board diversity statistics ...

Sovereignty Is Not for Sale: NCLA Challenges Congress’ Seizure of States’ Taxing Authority

Washington, DC (October 4, 2021) – The “Tax Cut Ban” provision within the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) upends the structure of American Constitutionalism as we know it. Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed an ...

In NCLA Amicus Win, Arizona Supreme Court Rejects Agency Deference in Ratemaking Lawsuit

Washington, DC (October 1, 2021) – Today, a unanimous Supreme Court of the State of Arizona ruled that the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) is “not entitled to ‘extreme deference’ in its utility ratemaking determinations.” The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a ...

CDC Seeks to Prevent Ruling on Merits of the Eviction Moratorium, NCLA Opposes Motion to Dismiss

Washington, DC (September 28, 2021) – For nearly a year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) imposed an unlawful nationwide eviction moratorium on the nation’s home providers. The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, ...

Second Circuit Decision in SEC Gag Rule Case Fails to Address Unconstitutionality of Lifetime Gags

Washington, DC (September 27, 2021) – Today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit incorrectly denied the motion for relief from judgment in the case of former Xerox Chief Financial Officer Barry Romeril. Mr. Romeril had argued that a ...

Chevron Deference Should Be Abandoned Says NCLA in Hospital Reimbursement Lawsuit Amicus Brief

Washington, DC (September 10, 2021) – A case on the Supreme Court’s docket for its 2021-22 term could spell the beginning of the end of Chevron deference. In an amicus brief filed today in American Hospital Association, et al. v. Xavier Becerra, et al., the New Civil ...

Twenty States Among Amici Curiae Supporting NCLA’s Chevron Deference Cert. Petition at SCOTUS

Washington, DC (September 7, 2021) – Twenty states, fifteen organizations across the political spectrum, and six private citizens have filed amici curiae briefs in support of the New Civil Liberties Alliance’s petition for a writ of certiorari in Aposhian v. Garland, et al. ...

Something Is Fishy in the Gulf: NOAA Forces Charter Boat Captains to Install ‘Anchor Bracelets’

Washington, DC (September 3, 2021) – A video released today by the New Civil Liberties Alliance dives into a lawsuit brought by charter boat captains, including Allen Walburn, who has been chartering deep-sea fishing vessels in Naples, FL, for the past 42 years. Captain ...

NCLA Files for Summary Judgment in Class-Action Lawsuit Against CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

Washington, DC (August 31, 2021) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, has moved for summary judgment in Mossman v. CDC, the class-action lawsuit challenging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) eviction ...

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