Press Releases

NCLA’s Suit Forces USDA to Abandon Efforts to Use Guidance to Mandate RFID Eartags for Livestock

Washington, DC (March 23, 2021) – Victory! The New Civil Liberties Alliance is celebrating an important win for America’s ranchers today after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and its subagency, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that ...

District Court Ruling Would Permit IRS to Violate Constitutional Rights with Impunity

Washington, DC (March 23, 2021) – Today, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire granted the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) motion to dismiss the case of James Harper v. Charles P. Rettig, et al. The district court’s flawed decision would ensure that no ...

NCLA Asks Third Cir. to Reject NLRB’s Jurisdiction over Satirical Tweet Case

Washington, DC (March 22, 2021) – SWATting and Doxxing are noxious strategies that some immoral, left-of-center activists have employed to complicate and endanger the lives of their ideological adversaries. Perhaps unwittingly, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Criticizes Removal Protections and Lack of Jury Trials in SEC ALJ Proceedings

Washington, DC (March 19, 2021) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, has filed an amicus brief on behalf of petitioners in George R. Jarkesy, Jr., et al. v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. NCLA is asking the U.S. Court of ...

NCLA Files Class-Action Lawsuit to Put an End to CDC’s Lawless Nationwide Eviction Moratorium

Washington, DC (March 18, 2021) – The laws of all fifty states provide the remedy of eviction through state processes to retake possession of a home you have rented out. But a national eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in ...

NCLA Points 11th Circuit to Recent District Court Ruling Setting Aside CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

Washington, DC (March 12, 2021) – This week marks the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. With all that has been lost, the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, is fighting to make sure Americans do not lose their cherished ...

Ohio Federal Court Rules CDC’s Eviction Moratorium Unlawful, Partly Relying on NCLA Amicus Brief

Washington, DC (March 10, 2021) — The New Civil Liberties Alliance commends the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio for today’s ruling in the case, Skyworks, LTD., et al., v. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, et al. The court held that the ...

NCLA Appeals Bump Stock Ban Ruling that Allowed ATF to Get Away with Rewriting Criminal Law

Washington, DC (March 8, 2021) — Congress has not prohibited bump stocks, and it is thus unlawful for a prosecutorial entity like the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to rewrite the law in Congress’ place. That’s the basic argument the New Civil ...

NCLA Challenges Constitutionality of CFPB’s Unique, Congress-Free Funding Structure

Washington, DC (March 8, 2021) — The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, has filed its opening brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in the case of Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection v. Law Offices of Crystal ...

Chevron Is Admin. Law’s “Lord Voldemort” Say Tenth Cir. En Banc Dissenters in Bump Stock Ban Case

Washington, DC (March 5, 2021) – A majority en banc panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit voted 6-5 today to vacate the court’s Sept. 4, 2020 order granting en banc rehearing of Aposhian v. Wilkinson. It also reinstated the court’s deeply flawed May 7, ...

NCLA Urges Supreme Court to Protect Landmark Civil Rights Precedent Against “Cancel Culture”

Washington, DC (March 1, 2021) — The landmark 1958 case NAACP v. Alabama ex rel. Patterson was undoubtedly one of the most significant U.S. Supreme Court decisions of the civil rights era. More than 60 years later, it is once again front and center as the highest court in ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Says ‘Police Power’ Belongs with Arizona Legislature, Not with the Governor

Washington, DC (February 26, 2021) – “Police Power” in the hands of the governor does not include the power to legislate, argues the amicus brief filed today by the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, in the Arizona Supreme Court. ...

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