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Influencer Appeals Conviction for Posting Instagram Pic of Allegedly Illicit Snowmobiler on USFS Land

Washington, DC (August 23, 2022) – Colorado influencer and entrepreneur David Lesh was charged and convicted in federal court for driving a snowmobile off a designated route and selling merchandise or conducting work activity on U.S. Forest Service (USFS) land. Mr. Lesh, ...

NCLA Seeks Declaratory Relief to End Christopher Novinger’s SEC-Imposed Lifetime Speech Ban

Washington, DC (August 23, 2022) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed for declaratory relief in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas in the lawsuit aiming to restore Christopher Novinger’s First ...

Oral Surgeon Renews Suit Against Rhode Island Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate, as CDC Eases Guidelines

Washington, DC (August 19, 2022) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finally admitted that it makes no sense to distinguish between vaccine immunity and natural immunity. Even so, the State of Rhode Island has put in place an irrational Covid-19 vaccine ...

In NCLA Win Against IRS, First Circuit Rules Taxpayers Can Indeed Take the Agency to Court

Washington, DC (August 19, 2022) – A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has unanimously ruled in Harper v. Rettig that taxpayer James Harper can take the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to federal court for gathering private financial ...

CDC’s New Covid Guidance Finally Admits What NCLA’s Suits Said About Natural Immunity All Along

Washington, DC (August 12, 2022) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance filed its first lawsuit challenging vaccine mandates over a year ago on behalf of George Mason University law professor Todd Zywicki. This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finally ...

Judge Enters Reduced Penalty for NCLA Clients Exonerated from Excessive SEC Charges

Washington, DC (August 10, 2022) – Today, Judge Virginia Hernandez Covington of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, issued a remedies order in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Spartan Securities Group, LTD., et al. The penalty phase has now ...

Gun Owners of America Among Nineteen Amici Curiae Supporting Lawsuit Against Bump Stock Ban

Washington, DC (August 8, 2022) – Nineteen prominent civil liberties organizations, policy coalitions, and individual gun owners have filed seven amicus briefs in Michael Cargill v. Merrick B. Garland, et al. in support of the New Civil Liberties Alliance’s position. The ...

Video: Seven Years After EPA’s Gold King Mine Spill, Agency Still Refuses to Compensate Landowner

Washington, DC (August 5, 2022) – Todd Hennis spent decades building his nest egg as owner of the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. But on a day like today, seven years ago, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) destroyed the entrance to the mine that was ...

NCLA Clients Join Missouri and Louisiana Suit Challenging Gov’t-Directed Social Media Censorship

Washington, DC (August 2, 2022) – Public statements, emails, and recent publicly released documents establish that the President of the United States and other senior officials in the Biden Administration violated the First Amendment by directing social-media companies to ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Calls for Full Sixth Circuit to Reconsider Unconstitutional FDIC ALJ Protections

Washington, DC (August 1, 2022) – Congress has long protected federal agency Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) from removal, thus depriving Americans of their constitutional freedom to live under a government in which executive power is accountable to them through the ...

NCLA Asks Full Fifth Circuit to Toss ATF’s Bump Stock Ban and Reject Deference to the Government

Washington, DC (July 25, 2022) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed its appellant brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Michael Cargill v. Merrick B. Garland, et al. This lawsuit could determine who has the constitutional authority to change ...

U.S. Dept. of Education Alters Discriminatory Fulbright Application Process in Response to NCLA Suit

Washington, DC (July 22, 2022) – Kuwaiti-born Samar Ahmad can breathe a sigh of relief after learning that her national origin will not be used against her in the application process for a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship. The New Civil ...

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