Friedrichs Gets Early Hearing

October 23, 2014

The Ninth Circuit issued an order referring Friedrichs’s Urgent Motion for Summary Affirmance to that court’s motions panel in either November or December.  This means her case could possibly come before the Supreme Court in the current term, which ends next June, 2015.

The new order was a change from the

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Carvin Files “Corker” of Reply Brief in Obamacare Challenge

October 21, 2014

Lead Counsel Michael Carvin filed a reply brief in King v. Burwell, one of two cases challenging the Obama Administration’s interpretation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”).  Carvin’s brief urged the Court to promptly review a decision by the Fourth Circuit in which that court held that the

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Union Dues Case Snakes Through Ninth Circuit

October 17, 2014

Lead Counsel Michael Carvin filed two urgent motions in Friedrichs v. CTA intended to speed the case through the Ninth Circuit as quickly as possible.  As Carvin’s team has made clear from the outset of the case, Mrs. Friedrichs and her co-plaintiffs cannot prevail before the lower federal courts because

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CIR Goes After Obama “Operation Choke Point”

October 09, 2014

CIR filed an amicus curiae brief in Community Financial Services Association of America v. FDIC, a suit brought by a group of payday lenders challenging “Operation Choke Point,” a broad investigation of banks and payment processors that do business with businesses deemed “undesirable” by Obama regulators, such as gun dealers,

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Carvin Submits Motion for Summary Affirmance

October 03, 2014

Lead counsel Michael Carvin submitted a Motion for Summary Affirmance on the Pleadings, asking the Ninth Circuit to promptly rule against Friedrichs so the case can move quickly to the Supreme Court.

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