Rothe v. U.S. Dept. of Defense and U.S. Small Business Administration

Status: Pending

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Rumsfeld v. FAIR

Submitted an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court urging it to uphold the Solomon Amendment, which requires colleges and universities to provide equal access to military recruiters as a condition of receiving federal funds. The brief notes that CIR’s landmark 1995 Supreme Court case Rosenberger v. University of Virigina, which

Status: Victory

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Seeberger v. Davenport Civil Rights Commission et al.

Seeberger rented rooms in a single family house that she owned.  In 2013, she rented a room to Michelle Schreurs and her then fifteen-year-old daughter for $300 per month.  In the fall of 2014, Seeberger noticed a bottle of pre-natal vitamins on the kitchen counter.  At that point, Schreurs and

Status: Petition for Certiorari pending

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Serafine v. Branaman

Status: Victory

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Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Filed an amicus brief arguing that the US Army Corps of Engineers migratory bird rule promulgated by the Clean Water Act is an unconstitutional exercise of Congress’ authority to regulate interstate commerce.

Status: Court rejected rule on other grounds

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U.S. v. Elonis

CIR filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court in the case Elonis v. United States. The petitioner, Anthony Elonis, is appealing his federal conviction for posting rap lyrics on his Facebook page that his ex-wife had found threatening.

Status: Victory.

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Virgin Islands v. ExxonMobil

Status: Pending

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