Press Releases

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 ...

NCLA Files Comments Deeming Treasury’s “Tax Cut Ban” Final Rule Opaque and Unconstitutional

Washington, DC (July 15, 2021) – The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Interim Final Rule (IFR) implementing the “Tax Cut Ban” provision of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) is unconstitutional, NCLA warns in comments filed today. ARPA offers approximately $195 ...

NCLA Appeals to First Circuit Over IRS’s Unlawfully Seizing Cryptocurrency Data of Thousands

Washington, DC (July 15, 2021) – In August 2019, James Harper received a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) accusing him of not having “properly reported” his “transactions involving virtual currency.” A press release followed shortly thereafter stating, ...

Ruling by 11th Cir. Denies Mom-and-Pop Housing Providers Relief from CDC’s Unlawful Eviction Halt

Washington, DC (July 14, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit rejected the request of Rick Brown of Virginia and other hard-hit housing providers across the country to put an end to the eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease ...

Jury Trial Begins in Case Challenging SEC’s Arbitrary Expansion of Rules for Securities Companies

Washington, DC (July 13, 2021) – The jury trial has begun in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Spartan Securities Group, LTD., et al. in the District Court for the Middle District of Florida before Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington. The New Civil Liberties ...

In NCLA Amicus Win, D.C. Circuit Vacates FDA Final Rule Wrongfully Regulating Practice of Medicine

Washington, DC (July 6, 2021) – “When Congress has spoken in a statute, we assume that it says what it means and that the statute means what it says,” concluded the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in an opinion today. In The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center, ...

NCLA Commends Federal Court for Permanently Enjoining Enforcement of Tax Mandate in Ohio

Washington, DC (July 2, 2021) – A federal court ruling, filed Thursday, permanently enjoins the Secretary of the Department of Treasury from enforcing the “Tax Mandate” provision of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) against the State of Ohio. ARPA, enacted on ...

NCLA Celebrates Perfect Six for Six Amicus Record Over Administrative Power at U.S. Supreme Court

Washington, DC (July 2, 2021) – As the U.S. Supreme Court’s October 2020 Term comes to a close, the New Civil Liberties Alliance is celebrating an unblemished 6-0 record for the amicus curiae briefs we filed in defense of civil liberties. The high court’s administrative ...

SCOTUS Upholds Civil Rights Precedent Securing Free Association Rights in NCLA’s Sixth Amicus Win

Washington, DC (July 1, 2021) – In an early present to celebrate Independence Day, the U.S. Supreme Court recognized the blatant abuse of administrative power by a series of California attorneys-general in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Robert Bonta. Chief Justice ...

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