CIR Plaintiffs Support Mark Janus at Supreme Court Rally

Ryan Yohn speaks at Supreme Court. Ryan Yohn speaks at Supreme Court. Bruce Aster speaks to ABC news outside Supreme Court. Bruce Aster speaks to ABC news outside Supreme Court. Bruce Aster speaks at Supreme Court. Bruce Aster speaks at Supreme Court. Darren Miller speaks at Supreme Court. Darren Miller speaks at Supreme Court. Bruce Aster and Ryan Yohn at Supreme Court. Mark Janus with reporters after oral arguments. Ryan Yohn interviewing with the Daily Signal at the Supreme Court. Bruce Aster rallies at the Supreme Court for Mark Janus.
  On Monday, February 26th, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Janus v. AFSCME. While attorneys argued inside the Court, CIR plaintiffs Ryan Yohn, Bruce Aster, and Darren Miller all traveled to Washington, D.C. to speak at a rally at the Supreme Court and support Mark Janus. The three plaintiffs each spoke about why they oppose compelled union dues and support worker freedom.

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April 18, 2018 by CIR2 in Case Updates

Massachusetts Stun Gun Ban Finally Declared Unconstitutional

After facing attacks on nearly every front, the Massachusetts law banning stun guns and other electric weapons has finally been declared unconstitutional. The Supreme Court cast constitutional shade on the law in 2016’s Caetano v. Massachusetts.  In light of that decision, the law has come under increasing scrutiny. CIR filed Martel v. Healey in federal court seeking to have the law declared unconstitutional in violation of the Second Amendment. And ...

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April 13, 2018 by CIR in Case Updates

Guam Inexplicably Delays Appeal

Locked in an appeal fight with CIR and Lead Counsel Gibson Dunn, the Government of Guam recently inexplicably declined an offer from the Ninth Circuit to expedite consideration of its appeal. CIR is challenging Guam’s plan to hold a race-exclusive plebiscite in violation of the 14th and 15th Amendments. After the Federal District Court of Guam ruled in favor of CIR’s client Dave Davis, Guam appealed to the Ninth Circuit.

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February 07, 2018 by CIR2 in Case Updates

Federal Magistrate Recommends James Madison University Pay $850,000 In CIR Case

A federal magistrate judge has recommended that James Madison University pay nearly $850,000 in attorney’s fees for CIR’s case defending a JMU student who was suspended without due process. A university panel initially found the student, accused of sexual assault, not guilty. But thanks to a one-sided appeals system used by the university, a secret faculty panel found the him guilty without giving him the chance to respond to all ...

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February 14, 2018 by CIR2 in Case Updates

CIR Defends Free Speech In Class Action Case

The Center for Individual Rights has filed a brief at the Supreme Court defending the free speech rights of plaintiffs in class action settlements. In Frank v. Gaos, plaintiffs are challenging a settlement of $8.5 million that Google agreed to pay for violating the privacy rights of their users. The settlement agreement granted the entire award to plaintiff’s attorneys and third party charities. Several of the plaintiffs who had their ...

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