Press Releases

Six Amici Curiae File in Support of NCLA Constitutional Case Against SEC Administrative Law Judges

Washington, DC (October 5, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group draws strong support for its petition for a writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Christopher M. Gibson v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  

NCLA Asks Supreme Court to Stop FTC’s Unlawful Power Grab for Monetary Relief

Washington, DC (October 5, 2020) – For more than 30 years, the Federal Trade Commission has claimed imaginary powers to obtain millions, if not billions, of dollars in damages under Section 13(b) of the FTC Act, which only authorizes injunctions against present or future illegal behavior.

NCLA Constitutional Case Against SEC Administrative Law Judges Draws Strong Amicus Support

Washington, DC (October 2, 2020) – The Texas Public Policy Foundation, the Cato Institute and Competitive Enterprise Institute filed in support of NCLA’s petition for rehearing en banc last night at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case of Michelle Cochran v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

NCLA Launches Video of Former Chief Financial Officer of Xerox Silenced for Life by SEC’s Gag Rule

Washington, DC (October 1, 2020) – Imagine being charged by a federal government agency and then silenced for life and unable to tell your side of the story. For nearly 50 years, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has imposed a Gag Rule on defendants that silences them for life when they settle with the agency. The gag forbids even truthful speech if it contradicts anything in the SEC’s original, unproven complaint.

NCLA Applauds Supreme Court Nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Record on Administrative Power

NCLA Applauds Supreme Court Nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Record on Administrative Power

NCLA Asks Full Fifth Circuit to Rehear Case Concerning Unlawful SEC Administrative Proceedings

Washington, DC (September 24, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, today filed a petition for rehearing en banc in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in the case of Michelle Cochran v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

NCLA Releases Report on Administrative Law Records of Potential Nominees for the U.S. Supreme Court

Washington, DC (September 24, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance released a white paper today analyzing the individuals purportedly on President Trump’s shortlist to fill the U.S. Supreme Court seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. NCLA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group devoted to protecting constitutional freedoms from violations by the Administrative State.

NCLA Brief Asks High Court to Nullify Actions by Constitutionally Defective Federal Housing Agency

Washington, DC (September 23, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed an amicus brief today in the U.S. Supreme Court taking aim at the unconstitutional structure of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). NCLA asks that the Court to (1) set aside the final agency action FHFA took against Petitioners while it was unconstitutionally structured and (2) grant them meaningful relief in Patrick J. Collins, et al. v. Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary, U.S. Department of Treasury, et al.

NCLA’s Lawsuit against CDC’s National Eviction Moratorium Draws New Plaintiffs Including Organization Representing over 85,000 in the Rental Housing Industry

Washington, DC (September 22, 2020) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, added thousands of new plaintiffs to its lawsuit against the national eviction moratorium issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) earlier this month. The order overrules duly enacted state laws across the country that protect landlords from delinquent tenants who break their rental contracts.

NCLA’s Comments on Proposed Rules Prompt HHS and DOJ to Curb Abuses of Administrative Power

Washington, DC (September 18, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) have adopted recommendations from petitions for rulemaking submitted in 2018 by the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group.

AZ Trial Court Refuses to Decide Constitutionality of Dep’t of Child Safety’s Admin. Review Scheme

Washington, DC (September 9, 2020) – In a disappointing turn of events, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge today affirmed the decision of the director of the Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) concerning an unproven child-abuse allegation in the case Phillip B. v. Mike Faust and Arizona Department of Child Safety.  

NCLA Challenges Unlawful CDC Order that Leaves Landlords Powerless to Evict Delinquent Tenants

Washington, DC (September 8, 2020) – Today the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed a complaint and request for a temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia challenging the authority of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to impose a nationwide “eviction moratorium.”

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