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NCLA Chides U.S. Ninth Circuit Court for Gutting a 60-Year-Old Bedrock Civil Rights Precedent

Washington, D.C. — The en banc Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to rehear Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Becerra late last week, dismissing one of the most important legacies of the Civil Rights Movement in the process. In October 2018, the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) filed a brief as amicus curiae in AFPF v. Becerra, asking the entire Ninth…
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NCLA Releases Video Telling Story of the Only Man in America Allowed to Keep His Bump Stock

Washington, DC (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, the New Civil Liberties Alliance released a video outlining the story of NCLA’s client, W. Clark Aposhian, the only man in America legally allowed to keep his bump stock. Mr. Aposhian, of Salt Lake City, Utah, is challenging the bump stock ban issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and…
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Texas Federal Judge Expresses ‘Deep Concern’ with Potentially Unconstitutional ALJ Proceedings for NCLA Client

Washington, DC, March 26, 2019 — Today, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas recognized the inherent injustice in the administrative enforcement process the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued against Michelle Cochran, a client of the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA). The SEC’s administrative law judges (ALJs) lack the constitutional…
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NCLA Files Lawsuit in Texas Against the ATF’s Bump Stock Final Rule

Washington, D.C. — The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division, against the  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The case seeks to overturn the federal ban on bump stocks and to halt its enforcement. NCLA contends that only Congress,…
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NCLA Wins Temporary Stay of Bump Stock Ban from U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Washington, DC, March 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued a temporary stay of the bump stock ban announced late last year by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). The stay only applies to NCLA’s client, W. Clark Aposhian, a resident of Salt Lake City,…
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NCLA Appeals Ban on Bump Stocks to the U.S. Court of Appeals in Denver

Washington, DC, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit to halt enforcement of the federal ban on bump stocks before it becomes effective March 26th because there is no statutory authority for the ban. NCLA expects a ruling on its emergency stay…
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