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NCLA Appeals Title IX Lawsuit Against James Madison University to Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Washington, DC (July 19, 2022) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, filed an opening brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Reid v. James Madison University, et al. Alyssa Reid, a former forensics ...

Supreme Court Case Challenging SEC’s Unlawful Admin. Proceedings Draws Strong Amicus Support

Washington, DC (July 8, 2022) – Liberty-minded organizations, distinguished civil liberties activists, and prominent leaders in the business community, including Phillip Goldstein, Mark Cuban, and Nelson Obus, are among the sixteen amici curiae who have filed briefs in ...

NCLA Calls on SCOTUS to Block Warrantless Exception to Home Search and Seizure

Washington, DC (July 6, 2022) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil liberties group, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Torcivia v. Suffolk County, New York, et al., in support of a petition for certiorari urging the high court ...

NCLA Clients, Two Fired by MSU, Appeal Its Unlawful Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate to Sixth Circuit

Washington, DC (July 5, 2022) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance filed an opening brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Norris, et al. v. Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., et al. Jeanna Norris, Kraig Ehm, and D’Ann Rohrer, current or former employees of ...

NCLA’s Supreme Court Opening Brief Defends Ability to Challenge SEC Tribunals in Federal Court

Washington, DC (June 30, 2022) - The New Civil Liberties Alliance and Latham & Watkins have authored an opening brief on behalf of Michelle Cochran in the much-anticipated Supreme Court case, SEC v. Michelle Cochran, which will determine whether federal district courts ...

In NCLA Amicus Win, SCOTUS Limits EPA’s Regulatory Authority Under Clean Air Act

Washington, DC (June 30, 2022) – In a blockbuster 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) sweeping claim of regulatory authority under the Clean Air Act (CAA). The Court stated that EPA could not satisfy the “major ...

Fifth Circuit Grants en Banc Review in Lawsuit Challenging Bump-Stock Ban and Chevron

Washington, DC (June 23, 2022) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance commends the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for granting en banc review in Michael Cargill v. Merrick B. Garland, et al. today. NCLA is challenging the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and ...

NCLA’s Ginsburg-Scalia Fellowship for D.C. Summer Associates Honors Justices’ Legacy of Civility

Washington, DC (June 15, 2022) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil rights group, is pleased to announce the launch of the Ginsburg-Scalia Fellowship, an annual summer program for law students working in Washington D.C. NCLA is launching the ...

Supreme Court Rules Against HHS’s Lowering of Reimbursements to Hospitals, in NCLA Amicus Win

Washington, DC (June 15, 2022) – Today, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) violated the 2003 Medicare Act by lowering drug reimbursement rates for specific hospitals. The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, ...

NCLA Victory! AZ Appeals Court Rules DCS Dir. Cannot Unilaterally Add Name to Abuse Registry

Washington, DC (June 14, 2022) – Today, a three-judge panel of the Arizona Court of Appeals ordered the removal of New Civil Liberties Alliance client Phillip B.’s name from the Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) Central Registry of substantiated findings of child ...

NCLA Celebrates Five Years of Protecting Civil Liberties Against the Administrative State

Washington, DC (June 8, 2022) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil liberties organization, is celebrating five years since it was founded by prominent legal scholar Philip Hamburger to protect constitutional freedoms from violations by the ...

NCLA Amicus Brief Tells Supreme Court that the ICWA Wrongly Divests Legislative Power

Washington, DC (June 3, 2022) – The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil liberties group, has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the cases consolidated with Haaland, et al. v. Brackeen, et al. NCLA is urging the Supreme Court to ...

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