Press Releases

NCLA Asks Supreme Court to Uphold Injunction Against Government Social Media Censorship

Washington, DC (February 6, 2024) — The New Civil Liberties Alliance has filed a brief for the respondents in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Murthy v. Missouri, urging the Justices to uphold a historic preliminary injunction granted by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the ...

Numerous Amici Join NCLA’s Ask for Supreme Court to Rule Against ATF’s Unilateral Bump Stock Ban

Washington, DC (February 2, 2024) – Ten U.S. Senators, ten law professors, and multiple civil liberties groups, policy research organizations and attorneys have filed 13 amicus curiae briefs supporting the New Civil Liberties Alliance’s position in the Garland v. Cargill ...

NCLA Returns to First Circuit Asking It to Confront IRS’s Illegal Confiscation of Cryptocurrency Data

Washington, DC (February 1, 2024) – The Internal Revenue Service unlawfully seized financial records of New Civil Liberties Alliance client James Harper and thousands of others from a cryptocurrency exchange through abuse of a “John Doe” summons, without notifying account ...

SEC Denies NCLA Petition Against Agency’s Illegal Gag Rule on Targets of Settled Enforcement Cases

Washington, DC (January 30, 2024) – Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission denied the New Civil Liberties Alliance’s long-standing petition to amend the agency’s “Gag Rule,” under which SEC forbids every American with whom it settles a regulatory enforcement case ...

NCLA Asks Supreme Court to Rule Against ATF’s Unilateral Bump-Stock Ban

Washington, DC (January 23, 2024) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance has filed a brief for the Respondent in Garland v. Cargill, calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to determine that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ unilateral bump-stock ban conflicts ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Asks Supreme Court to End SEC Gags on Targets of Settled Enforcement Cases

Washington, DC (January 19, 2024) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed an amicus curiae brief in Elon Musk v. Securities and Exchange Commission urging the Supreme Court to grant Musk’s cert petition and strike down SEC’s “Gag Rule” censoring every American with ...

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in NCLA’s Relentless Case Seeking to Overturn Chevron Deference

Washington, DC (January 17, 2024) – Today, Latham & Watkins partner Roman Martinez presented oral argument to the Supreme Court in Relentless Inc. v. Dept. of Commerce, calling for an end to the unconstitutional Chevron doctrine. The lawsuit, argued in tandem with Loper ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Asks Supreme Court to Apply Proper First Amendment Standard in NRA Case

Washington, DC (January 16, 2024) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed an amicus curiae brief in NRA v. Vullo, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to determine that New York Department of Financial Services Superintendent Maria Vullo abridged the National Rifle ...

In NCLA Amicus Win, Supreme Court Will Hear Case Against NLRB’s Odd Prelim Injunction Standard

Washington, DC (January 12, 2024) – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court took NCLA’s advice and agreed to hear Starbucks’s case against the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for depriving the company of property without due process of law via an administrative enforcement ...

NCLA Reply Brief in Relentless Case Counters Government’s Claims on Judicial Deference to Agencies

Washington, DC (January 5, 2024) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed a reply brief in Relentless Inc., et al. v. Dept. of Commerce, et al., a potential landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court, calling for an end to the unconstitutional Chevron doctrine. NCLA ...

NCLA Renews Ask for SEC to Amend or Revoke Gag Rule on Targets of Settled Enforcement Cases

Washington, DC (December 20, 2023) – For over five decades, the Securities and Exchange Commission has violated the First Amendment by gagging every American with whom it settles a regulatory enforcement case, forbidding them from uttering even truthful criticism of their ...

In NCLA Victory, Dep’t of Transportation Scraps Illegitimate Administrative Proceeding vs. gh Package

Washington, DC (December 19, 2023) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance agreed to a stipulated dismissal of its gh Package v. Buttigieg lawsuit challenging the Department of Transportation’s unconstitutional and abusive administrative enforcement regime. NCLA’s ...

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