In Another NCLA Amicus Win, Supreme Court Holds FHFA’s Leadership Structure Unconstitutional
June 23, 2021 13:51 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, a divided Supreme Court held that the structure of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 violated the separation of powers. The law...
In NCLA Amicus Win, Supreme Court Rules Admin. Patent Judges Are Unconstitutionally Appointed
June 21, 2021 14:27 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, in a win against the Administrative State, a divided Supreme Court ruled that administrative patent judges (APJs) have either been...
NCLA Warns NY Bar Not to Adopt Proposed Rule that Would Chill Lawyers’ Speech
June 18, 2021 14:32 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New York City Bar has published a proposed amendment to New York Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4(g) that raises significant constitutional...
In NCLA Amicus Win, Unanimous Supreme Court Protects Free Exercise of Religion for Foster Parents
June 17, 2021 16:17 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled in favor of Catholic Social Services (CSS) and three affiliated foster parents in their lawsuit against the...
NCLA Lawsuit in Texas Seeks to End SEC’s Lifetime Gag Orders that Violate the First Amendment
June 17, 2021 14:15 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In June 2016, Christopher Novinger and the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reached a settlement of the agency’s claims that he and...
NCLA Files Third Circuit Appeal to Stop Gov. Murphy’s Rental Security Deposits Executive Order
June 16, 2021 22:38 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy chose economic winners and losers with Executive Order No. 128 (EO 128), an unconstitutional mandate that forces...
NCLA ‘Anchor Bracelet’ Lawsuit Granted Class-Action Status in Fight Against NOAA’s Boat Tracking
June 11, 2021 13:52 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonpartisan, nonprofit civil liberties group, is defending the rights of more than 1,000 charter vessel...
Watch: NCLA Video Shows the Housing Providers Hurt by CDC’s Unlawful Eviction Moratorium
June 11, 2021 10:12 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- “Emotionally, it’s been trying. Physically, you lose sleep. You’ve got bills to pay. You have obligations,” explains NCLA client Rick Brown in...
NCLA Slams Interior’s Proposed New Rule Creating Criminal Liability for Incidental Bird Deaths
June 08, 2021 20:06 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Any activity resulting in the incidental death of migratory birds would be considered a crime under a proposed rule by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
NCLA Asks Miami Court to Stop Coral Gables from Using ALPRs to Violate Drivers’ Privacy Interests
June 02, 2021 18:45 ET | New Civil Liberties Alliance
Washington, D.C., June 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raul Mas Canosa, a resident of Coral Gables, Florida, was alarmed when he received 80 pages of documents from the city tracking his vehicle’s...