Press Releases

NCLA’s Constitutional Claim at En Banc Fifth Circuit Against SEC ALJs Draws Strong Amicus Support

Washington, DC (December 9, 2020) – This week liberty-minded organizations Americans for Prosperity, the Cato Institute and Competitive Enterprise Institute, as well as American investors and entrepreneurs Phillip Goldstein, Mark Cuban, and Nelson Obus, filed amicus briefs ...

NCLA Seeks Summary Judgment in Case Challenging NOAA’s Unlawful at-Sea Monitor Mandate

Washington, DC (December 7, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, has filed a motion asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island to award summary judgment in favor of NCLA’s clients in Relentless Inc., et ...

NCLA Reply Brief Argues ATF’s Rule Banning Bump Stocks Exceeds Agency’s Legal Authority

Washington, DC (December 3, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group filed a reply brief today in the case of Aposhian v. Barr, et al., which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is hearing en banc. The brief outlines ...

NCLA’s Latest Case Video Explains Lawsuit Against Governor Baker’s Civil Defense Emergency Orders

Washington, DC (December 3, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, today released its latest case video highlighting the stories of Petitioners in Massachusetts in the case of Desrosiers v. Baker—which has been pending in the ...

Court Must Add NCLA-Obtained Documents Enumerating USDA’s Violations of FACA to Record

Washington, DC (December 3, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan nonprofit civil rights group, filed a motion for completion of the record or for consideration of extra-record evidence attaching nine incriminating documents in the U.S. District Court for ...

Victory! NCLA Applauds Third Circ. for Rejecting Deference to US Sentencing Guidelines Commentary

Washington, DC (December 1, 2020) – Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit sitting en banc, issued its ruling in United States v. Nasir. The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed an amicus brief in this case asking ...

NCLA Alerts Mass. High Court to US Supreme Court Covid-19 Ruling Blocking Similar NY Exec. Order

Washington, DC (December 1, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance has filed a Second Supplemental Notice of Pertinent and Significant Authorities on behalf of the Petitioners in the matter of Desrosiers v. Baker currently awaiting a decision in the Massachusetts Supreme ...

NCLA Asks Full 5th Cir. to Find Federal Court Jurisdiction over Constitutional Claim Against SEC ALJ

Washington, DC (November 30, 2020) – Do the securities laws implicitly prevent federal courts from hearing a structural constitutional challenge regarding administrative proceedings conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) before administrative law judges ...

NCLA Will Appeal Trial Judge’s Flawed Ruling that Bump Stocks Are “Machineguns” to Fifth Circuit

Washington, DC (November 25, 2020) – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas rendered a decision on Tuesday in the case of Michael Cargill v. William Barr, et al., concluding that NCLA client Michael Cargill of Austin, Texas is not entitled to legally ...

NLRB Ruling in FDRLST Twitter Joke Case Lacks Common Sense and Sense of Humor, Says NCLA 

Washington, DC (November 25, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance will challenge a ruling by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that upheld the decision of Administrative Law Judge Kenneth W. Chu in the case of Joel Fleming v. FDRLST Media, LLC. NLRB has ...

NCLA Brief Asks DC Circuit to Stop FDA’s Improper Attempt to Regulate the Practice of Medicine

Washington, DC (November 24, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit supporting a challenge to a Final Rule issued by the Food and Drug ...

NCLA Keeps Fighting Against Gov. Murphy’s Unlawful Effort to Rewrite Every Residential Lease in NJ

Washington, DC (November 18, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, today filed a response to the State’s motion to dismiss in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in the case of Matthew Johnson, et al. v. ...

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