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NCLA Amicus Brief Urges Supreme Court to Put an End to Deference to USSG Commentary

Washington, DC (October 20, 2022) - The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court today in support of a petition for writ of certiorari in Lenair Moses v. United States. Lenair Moses ...

Biden’s Plan to Cancel Student Debt Undermines Nonprofits, Argues NCLA in Cato Institute Lawsuit

Washington, DC (October 18, 2022) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed a lawsuit on behalf of its client, the Cato Institute, urging the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas to stop the Biden ...

Watch: SEC’s “Comply or Report” Rules Pushing Diversity Quotas on Nasdaq Corporate Boards Face NCLA Challenge

Washington, DC (October 5, 2022) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved Nasdaq Stock Market LLC’s listing rules requiring most companies in the stock exchange to meet quotas for race, gender, and sexual preference in corporate board membership. A new ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Encourages Fifth Circuit to Reject Judicial Deference to Sentencing Commission

Washington, DC (October 3, 2022) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, has filed an amicus brief in United States v. Vargas, urging the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to decide that Stinson deference should not ...

NCLA Petitions Supreme Court to Review Tenth Circuit’s Misinterpretation of “Established” in FACA

Washington, DC (September 19, 2022) – Ranchers and livestock owners are taking the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), its subagency, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), and the heads of those agencies to the Supreme Court over the government’s effort ...

NCLA Brief Supports Walmart Effort to Prevent Independent FTC from Exercising Executive Power

Washington, DC (September 14, 2022) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lacks constitutional authority to bring a lawsuit for monetary damages and injunctive relief against Walmart Inc., argues the New Civil Liberties Alliance in an amicus curiae brief submitted in the ...

NCLA Warns Proposed Title IX Reg Amendments Threaten Due Process

Washington, DC (September 13, 2022) – The U.S. Department of Education’s proposed changes to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 would severely curtail due process protections in Title IX proceedings as well as violate First Amendment rights to free speech, ...

In NCLA Amicus Win, Justice Sotomayor Stays Injunction Against Yeshiva University

Washington, DC (September 10, 2022) – Justice Sonia Sotomayor has stayed a New York County Supreme Court injunction issued in YU Pride Alliance, et al. v. Yeshiva University and President Ari Berman. The New Civil Liberties Alliance filed an amicus brief in support of ...

NCLA’s Supreme Court Reply Brief Refutes SEC’s New Arguments Against District Court Jurisdiction

Washington, DC (September 8, 2022) – A reply brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in SEC v. Cochran today explains why Texas accountant Michelle Cochran has the right to have her original lawsuit against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) heard in federal ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Asks Full Fifth Circuit to Scrap Federal Employee Vaccine Mandate

Washington, DC (September 6, 2022) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance and its clients from the class-action lawsuit, James Joseph Rodden, et al. v. Dr. Anthony Fauci, et al., have filed an amicus curiae brief in Feds for Medical Freedom v. Biden, a similar case seeking to ...

NCLA Suit Uncovers Army of Federal Bureaucrats Coercing Social-Media Companies to Censor Speech

Washington, DC (September 1, 2022) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, the Attorney General of Missouri, and the Attorney General of Louisiana, have filed a lawsuit that blows the lid off a sprawling federal censorship regime that will shock the conscience of Americans. The ...

Colorado Landowner’s Takings Claim Against EPA Advances After Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss

Washington, DC (August 30, 2022) – Today, Judge Armando Bonilla of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims issued a decision from the bench in favor of NCLA’s client and denying a motion to dismiss in Todd Hennis v. The United States of America. Mr. Hennis filed a lawsuit against ...

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