Press Releases

In Mixed Ruling for NCLA Clients, District Judge Says CFPB Rule Does Not Apply in Sixth Circuit

Washington, DC (May 17, 2021) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance is celebrating a partial win for housing providers in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee indicated after hours on Friday that an Interim Final ...

In NCLA Win, NLRB Drops Meritless Charge Against Ben Shapiro and The Daily Wire over Tweet

Washington, DC (May 17, 2021) – In a victory for social media users everywhere, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has cleared Ben Shapiro, Co-Founder and Editor Emeritus of The Daily Wire, of a meritless charge. A random Twitter user had claimed that Mr. Shapiro ...

NCLA Presents Oral Argument Before 11th Cir. Court of Appeals in CDC Eviction Moratorium Lawsuit

Washington, DC (May 14, 2021) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group will present oral argument today before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Rick Brown, et al. v. Secretary Xavier Becerra, et al. NCLA was the ...

NCLA Petitions Supreme Court to Hear Case on Gov. Baker’s Pandemic Orders Barring Free Assembly

Washington, DC (May 10, 2021) – Despite the greatly improved disease and risk environment since the COVID-19 national emergency was declared fourteen months ago, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s state of emergency remains in effect today. This afternoon the New Civil ...

Watch: NCLA Sues James Madison Univ. and U.S. Dept. of Ed. over Weaponized Title IX Investigation

Washington, DC (May 3, 2021) – Today the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia against James Madison University (JMU) and the U.S. Department of Education ...

NCLA Cries Foul on CFPB Final Rule that Doubles Down on Unlawful Eviction Moratorium Policy

Washington, DC (May 3, 2021) – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is requiring that anyone who seeks to collect unpaid residential rent, including property management companies, real estate attorneys, or housing providers, must now lie to tenants who have been ...

NCLA Amicus Contests Congress’ Tax Cut Ban that Unlawfully Seizes State Taxing Authority

Washington, DC (April 30, 2021) – In the boldest federal power grab in recent memory, Congress is attempting to usurp the sovereign powers of the States and seize their taxing authority. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), signed by President Biden on March 11, ...

NCLA Warns About the Disturbing Trend of “Executive Lawmaking” in Biden’s First 100 Days

Washington, DC (April 29, 2021) – As President Joe Biden closes out the first 100 days of his term on Friday, the new administration has shown no restraint in issuing executive orders and in growing the Administrative State. The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, ...

As USDA Advisory Committees Violate FACA, Court Should Prohibit Use of Future Recommendations

Washington, DC (April 23, 2021) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed a reply brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, aiming to protect livestock producers’ rights to use traditional low-cost methods ...

NCLA Celebrates SCOTUS Win Rejecting FTC Power Grab and Restoring Limits on Rogue Agency

Washington, DC (April 22, 2021) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance celebrates a victory today as amicus curiae in the U.S. Supreme Court case, AMG Capital Management, LLC, et al. v. Federal Trade Commission. Justice Stephen Breyer handed down a unanimous decision declaring ...

In Victory for NCLA, Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects “Issue Exhaustion” Requirement before ALJ

Washington, DC (April 22, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that the lower courts erred in imposing an issue-exhaustion requirement on Social Security disability claimants. In Carr v. Saul, claimants challenged a judge-made version of the administrative ...

NCLA Asks AZ Court of Appeals to Require Due Process Before DCS Adds Names to Central Registry

Washington, DC (April 19, 2021) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed a reply brief today in the Arizona Court of Appeals. The suit challenges the Maricopa County Superior Court’s decision to allow the Arizona Department of ...

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