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:

California Tribal Families Coalition, et al. v. Azar

Fighting the Trump administration’s failure to count vulnerable foster youth on behalf of a coalition of Tribal governments, LGBTQ+ advocates, and foster youth organizations.

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Demanding investigations into whether Trump political appointees at NOAA unlawfully altered protections for the endangered right whale

Political appointees at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reportedly modified career scientists’ recommendations in order to appease oil and gas industry demand for seismic blasting along the Atlantic coast.

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Central American Resource Center, TPS Beneficiaries v. Cuccinelli, DHS

Challenging USCIS, Ken Cuccinelli, and DHS’ unlawful obstruction of a longstanding pathway to U.S. permanent residency for many Temporary Protected Status beneficiaries.

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Uncovering Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ use of private email for government business

We sued the Department of Commerce for failing to release all records related to Sec. Ross’ use of private email accounts for government work.

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New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice v. Department of Labor et al.

Challenging the Department of Labor’s unlawful change to U and T visa certification rules for victims of workplace abuse.

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National Audubon Society v. Bernhardt, DOI

Challenging the Department of the Interior’s stripping of protections for vital coastal barriers.

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