LJC In The News

Daily Racing Form
March 15, 2021

(Daily Racing Form) – A national horsemen’s organization and a number of its state affiliates have filed a lawsuit challenging the regulatory power of a horse-racing oversight board created by federal legislation late in 2020. The lawsuit, filed on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...

Northern Kentucky Tribune
March 15, 2021

(Northern Kentucky Tribune) – The National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (NHBPA) and eleven affiliates have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court challenging the constitutionality of The Horse Racing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA). The legislation, originally introduced by U.S. Reps Andy Barr (R-KY) and Paul Tonka (D-NY) and...

March 5, 2021
Principal Thorne’s experience illustrates the dangers of cancel culture. Thorne warned his students that anyone’s voice can be cancelled for any reason by a small group of people. And Shelby County Schools silenced him for that....
March 4, 2021
Principal Thorne’s experience illustrates the dangers of cancel culture. Thorne warned his students that anyone’s voice can be cancelled for any reason by a small group of people. And Shelby County Schools silenced him for that....
March 4, 2021
Principal Thorne’s experience illustrates the dangers of cancel culture. Thorne warned his students that anyone’s voice can be cancelled for any reason by a small group of people. And Shelby County Schools silenced him for that....
February 28, 2021
Principal Thorne has filed suit in federal court against the school district, arguing that it has violated his rights under the First and Fourteenth Amendments, as well as the contract between himself and the district....
Center Square
February 26, 2021

(The Center Square) – A Memphis-area high school principal has filed suit against Shelby County Schools for violating his First Amendment rights after he was suspended for telling students social media and technology companies pose a threat to free speech. Cordova High School Principal Barton Thorne was placed on administrative...

News Channel 3 Memphis
February 26, 2021

(News Channel 3 Memphis) — A Shelby County School principal is suing the district after his suspension last month. Barton Thorne of Cordova High School was placed on paid administrative leave after comments he made over the district’s virtual learning platform. The audio of Thorne’s remarks, which lasts a little...

WMC Action News 5
February 26, 2021

(WMC Action News 5)—The principal of Cordova High School is suing Shelby County Schools.   He’s been off the job since last month, suspended for comments he made to students after the uprising at the Capitol. Attorneys for Principal Barton Thorne claim his right to free speech was violated after...

ABC Local 24
February 26, 2021
The Cordova High School principal placed on administrative leave after a controversial video is now suing Shelby County Schools, accusing the district of violating his First Amendment and contractual rights....
WNWS 101. FM
February 26, 2021

(WNWS 101. FM) — A Memphis-area high school principal is suing his school district after he was placed on administrative leave for speaking with his students about the importance of free speech. The principal has retained legal counsel from the Liberty Justice Center, a national public interest law firm that...

USA Today
February 10, 2021

(USA Today)—My family is one among the millions trying to figure out how to keep their children’s educations on track in the fog of the pandemic. I have three kids in three different schools. My sixth grade son has attended an independent school the last couple of years. He’s currently on...

Fox News
February 2, 2021

(Fox News)—Liberty Justice Center is representing Chicago area parents as they navigate the battle for in-person education, while the Chicago Teachers Union continues to keep schools closed. The following interview aired on Fox News Your World with Neil Cavuto on February 02, 2021.

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Fox and Friends
February 1, 2021
LJC's Daniel Suhr appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss Chicago parents' battle for in-person education while the Chicago Teachers Union continues to keep schools closed....
WBBM NewsRadio
February 1, 2021

(WBBM NewsRadio) — A legal advocacy organization said it will sue the Chicago Teachers Union on behalf of nine Chicago Public Schools families if members of the CTU go on strike. Bob Bartlett is a Chicago Police officer who said he has devoted his days off during the pandemic to helping...