On October 15, 2001, the United States Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari to review whether the First Amendment guarantee of anonymous speech barred the Village of Stratton, Ohio, from enforcing a permit system which required “canvassers, solicitors, peddlars [or] hawkers” to identify themselves before going from door to door of private residences for the “purpose of advertising,
Michael New v. United States — Petition for Certiorari
On Monday, September 10, 2001, nearly six years after he refused to put on the United Nations uniform and to submit to the command and control of a foreign military officer, Michael New has taken his fight for justice to the United States Supreme Court.
At the heart of his appeal is New’s right to his day in court. In a petition for writ of certiorari, New is asking the High Court to overrule
Browner, et al. v. American Trucking Associations, et al.
Our firm filed an amicus curiae brief in this case, which comes on a petition for a writ of certiorari to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, where a bare majority ruled that Section 109 of the clean air act violated Article I, Section 1, of the United States Constitution which vests legislative power in Congress. The case generated a number of opinions, the majority
ATA v. Giani
Our firm filed the brief of Free Speech Defense and Education Fund as amici curiae in support of petitioner in American Target Advertising, Inc. v. Francine A. Giani, Division Director, Utah Division of Consumer Protection in the United States Supreme Court. The brief argues that Utah’s Charitable Solicitations Act is unconstitutional. The Free Speech Defense and Education Fund was joined
Boy Scout Brief (on the Merits)
Our firm filed a second brief in the United States Supreme Court in the Boy Scout case — this time after certiorari was granted — on the merits of the Boy Scouts’ arguments for reversal.
Chenoweth, et al. v. Clinton, et al.
Today we filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of eight members of Congress (Hon. John T. Doolittle, Hon. George Radanovich, Hon. Tom Tancredo, Hon. Bob Stump, Hon. Barbara Cubin, Hon. Tom A. Coburn, Hon. Wally Herger, and Hon. John E. Perterson) and four nonprofit organizations (Lincoln Institute for Research and Education, Gun Owners Foundation, Citizens United
Boy Scout Brief (on Petition for Writ of Certiorari)
The Olson law firm filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Public Advocate of the United States and the Lincoln Institute for Research and Education defending the right of the Boy Scouts to determine their own leadership.
This brief urges that the U.S. Supreme Court grant certiorari and review the decision of the New Jersey Supreme Court which compels the Boy Scouts
Census Case, U.S. Supreme Court
Our firm filed an amicus brief for the National Citizens Legal Network, U.S. Border Control, Lincoln Institute for Research and Education, English First Foundation, and Policy Analysis Center in the case of Clinton v. Glavin in the United States Supreme Court in support of appellees.
Michael New Case U.S. Supreme Court
Our firm filed an amicus brief for the National Citizens Legal Network in the case of New v. Cohen in the United States Supreme Court in support of petitioner Michael New.
Citizens United v. US — Clinton Deposition Video — Petition for Writ of Certiorari
On behalf of Citizens United, our firm filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the case of Citizens United v. United States of America, et al. in the United States Supreme Court.
U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton
Our firm filed an amicus brief for Citizens United Foundation in the case of U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton in the United States Supreme Court.
Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, et al. v. Raymond J. Donovan, et al.
Representing Public Service Research Council, this brief urges the Supreme Court to uphold regulations issued by the Reagan administration properly implementing the Davis-Bacon Act.
Howard Ellis, et al. v. Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, et al.
Representing Congressman Dickinson, this brief successfully urged the Supreme Court to grant certiorari to resolve the distinction between permissible and impermissible uses by unions of agency fees paid by those working men and woman who choose not to join unions but who are required to pay those fees under law.
Jackson Transit Authority and The City of Jackson, Tennessee v. Local Division 1285, Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO-CLC
This brief represents Public Service Research Council regarding whether Congress, in enacting the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964, created a federal private right of action for employees of a municipally owned transit system for an alleged breach of a local collective bargaining agreement.
Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization, et al. v. United States of America
Representing Public Service Research Council, this brief urges the Supreme Court to uphold President Reagan’s firing of air traffic controllers engaged in illegal strike activity.