Lawsuits

We use the law to fight for good government on behalf of all Americans, challenging abuses of power and bringing legal action on behalf of people who need it most. Take a look at our work:

Unions Urge Court to Reject Efforts to Weaken Protections for Workers Facing Layoffs

On behalf of leading unions, we’re urging the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to reject efforts to weaken essential protections for workers facing layoffs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tax Professors’ Brief Aids Maryland – Urges Court to Reject Challenge to State’s Digital Ad Tax

On behalf of leading tax law experts, we’re urging the court to reject the attempt by industry groups to create a broad shelter from state tax law for tech titans.

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Supporting leading medical groups in affirming minors’ right to consent to medical care

We filed amicus briefs on behalf of leading medical groups in two federal cases that were brought to challenge Washington D.C.’s Minor Consent for Vaccinations Act.

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Countering conservative attacks on the lawfulness of informal agency guidance

We filed a brief in Walmart’s appeal, explaining that informal interpretations issued by federal agencies are lawful and vital to the transparency and consistency of government.

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Urging the DOJ to reverse a legally flawed Trump-era Memo limiting COVID-19 emergency home confinement

We, along with prison reform, criminal justice, and civil rights orgs, sent a letter to DOJ calling for the reversal of a faulty memo that would require thousands of prisoners placed on home confinement to be returned to prison.

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