In this video, Bill Olson presented at the Free Speech Coalition Conference on free speech issues covered by C-SPAN2.
Michel v. Anderson Amicus Brief
Our firm filed an amicus brief for the Abraham Lincoln Foundation for Public Policy Research, Inc. in the case of Michel v. Anderson in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia supporting the plaintiff’s request for a preliminary injunction.
The U.S. House of Representatives had adopted a rule change permitting non-Member Delegates from the District of Columbia and the
Herb Titus Testimony against Religious Freedom Restoration Act
While Dean of Regent University School of Law, Herb Titus testified against the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. See his prepared statement and transcript of hearings, p. 87-108, Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1991, Hearings before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary on H.R. 2797, Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1991, May 13 and 14,
The Right to Medical Care Within a Biblical Worldview:
The Declaration of Independence and United States Constitution
Legal Service for the Poor: Time for Reform
Bill Olson wrote an essay on improving “Program Monitoring” of the Legal Services Corporation published in the book Legal Service for the Poor: Time for Reform, Douglas J. Besharov, edt., AEI Press, 1990.
Henry v. Georgetown University
Bill Olson argued the case of Bonnie Henry v. Georgetown University today in Richmond the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Sandidge v. United States Amicus Brief
We filed an amicus curiae brief for The Center for Judicial Studies and Gun Owners Foundation in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals in this Second Amendment case.
Mandate for Leadership II: Continuing the Conservative Revolution
Bill Olson served a task force studying Export Controls, and contributed to the chapter written by Wayne A. Abernathy entitled Strategic Trade. This chapter was in a book edited and written by Stuart M. Butler, Michael Sanera, and W. Bruce Weinrod entitled Mandate for Leadership II: Continuing the Conservative Revolution, published by The Heritage Foundation, 1984.
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.
“Deadline Nears for Legal Services Corporation”
Bill Olson is mentioned as a Ronald Reagan nominee to the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation.
Bill Olson testifies at U.S. Senate Confirmation Hearing
Judge Norma Holloway Johnson’s Memorandum Opinion in Legal Services Corporation v. Dana, et al.
On December 31, 1981, President Reagan used his recess appointment power to appoint Bill Olson as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation, as well as appointing a full slate of new directors. Shortly thereafter, Bill and the other Reagan appointees were sued by the Carter-appointed members of the Board of Directors. (The Complaint appears here.)
Among the plaintiffs
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.
“Legal Aid Agency Limits Its Spending”
This New York Times article quotes Bill Olson as the newly named chairman of the board and one of seven new directors of the Legal Services Corporation.
Reagan’s Ruling Class: Portraits of the President’s Top One Hundred Officials
Bill Olson was appointed by President Reagan as a Member, and Chairman, of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation in December 1981. His service in the Reagan Administration was profiled in the book Reagan’s Ruling Class: Portraits of the President’s Top One Hundred Officials, by Ronald Brownstein and Nina Easton, published by the Public Accountability Group, 1982.
“Reagan Chooses Lawyer as Chief of Legal Aid Agency for the Poor”
This New York Times article reports that President Reagan appointed Bill Olson as chairman of the Legal Services Corporation.
“Appointment of Seven Members of the Legal Services Corporation, and Designation of Acting Chairman”
President Reagan designated Bill Olson as Acting Chariman of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation.
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.
National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, et al. v. USPS
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia gave us a victory in our challenge to Postal Service pricing which discriminated against nonprofit mailers.
Bill Olson Article on Nonprofit Mail Rates
President-Elect Reagan Letter regarding Service on Reagan Transition Team
Bill Olson received a memorandum from President-Elect Reagan thanking him for the submission of the Final Report of the Transition Team for the Legal Service Corporation which Bill chaired.