On April 27th, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a response to the Center for Individual Rights’ motion for a preliminary injunction. Attorney General Healey argues that the law should not be suspended until a decision is reached on the merits for the following reasons: First, she argues that becauseRead More → Posted in Case Updates, Uncategorized
Amicus Briefs filed before Supreme Court in support of the UnionsSchool Districts United States Dept. of Justice Twenty-two State Governments Constitutional Law Scholars Labor Law Scholars Los Angeles Dept. of Health and Human Services and New York City Health + Hospitals National Women’s Law Center and others Governor of Montana Steve Bullock National Council on Teacher Retirement and Read More → Posted in Uncategorized
Amicus Briefs filed before Supreme Court in support of CIRNew Mexico Governor Susanna Martinez National Federation of Independent Business Buckeye Institute Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner Center on National Labor Policy Constitutional Law Scholars Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice Atlantic Legal Foundation Public School Teachers Who Favor School Choice Becket Fund for Religious Liberty Mountain States Legal Foundation National Right to Work Read More → Posted in Uncategorized
Like many government agencies, the Small Business Administration utilizes a system of racial preferences in the awarding of government contracts (called the “Section 8(a)” program). Unfortunately, when Congress created the Section 8(a) program, it failed to provide guidance to agencies on the basic question of what sort of small businessRead More → Posted in Case Updates, Uncategorized
In 2006, Michigan voters successfully passed Proposition 2, a ballot initiative that amended the Michigan state constitution and ended the state government’s use of racial preferences in employment decisions and in higher education admission systems. Even though the initiative was passed by an overwhelming majority, a group of activists andRead More → Posted in Case Updates, Uncategorized
The National Law Journal September 9, 2013 By Zoe Tillman
Appeals court will examine the anonymous speech part of a new D.C. law.
In the latest case to test the limits of a District of Columbia law that shields protected speech from litigation, an anonymous Wikipedia editor is fighting an attempt to unmask hisRead More → Posted in Uncategorized
By Anthony Romero and Terry Pell
The First Amendment has a way of inspiring unexpected alliances. A case the Supreme Court began considering Monday, Morse v. Frederick, is providing just that inspiration.
The case is one of the first substantial challenges to student free speech rights in more than 20 years, andRead More → Posted in Case Updates, Uncategorized