LJC In The News

North Texas Daily
March 14, 2024

(North Texas Daily)—Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit on February 5 against Denton ISD because of emails two principals sent to school staff he is calling “illegal electioneering,” according to his press release. Paxton said in the release that emails sent from their school accounts by these principals qualify...

Center Square
March 13, 2024

(Center Square)—An Ohio union facing a federal lawsuit agreed to stop withholding union dues from a school district employee’s paycheck, the Liberty Justice Center announced Wednesday afternoon. The center filed a lawsuit February 20 against the Ohio Association of Public School Employees on behalf of Denise Cogar, a Perry Local...

Law360
March 8, 2024

(Law360)—Alan DiPietro merely wanted more land for his alpacas. It was 2014, and the Massachusetts engineer had been raising a herd of the camelid mammals for half a dozen years and selling their fleece. Looking for more space for his alpacas to roam, he bought 34 acres in the contiguous...

The Center Square
March 6, 2024

(The Center Square)—A proposed professionalism rule for Pennsylvania lawyers has sparked a First Amendment challenge. Critics say the rule, if implemented, could have a chilling effect. The conflict in Greenberg v. Lehocky concerns the commonwealth’s Rules of Professional Lawyers and how it defines misconduct. Zach Greenberg, a licensed attorney who gives...

Texas Scorecard
March 1, 2024

(Texas Scorecard)—Citizens in Denton County are directing their district attorney to investigate local school district officials for alleged criminal electioneering violations committed during the ongoing primary elections. With help from the Liberty Justice Center, local voters submitted affidavits to Denton County District Attorney Paul Johnson that describe what they see...

Transport Topics
February 28, 2024

(Transport Topics)—Giving voice to its small and family-owned carriers, the Louisiana Motor Transport Association has joined a lawsuit filed by a local trucking company against the U.S. Department of Labor over changes to the classification of independent contractors. “Independent contractors are an integral part of the transportation industry, specifically trucking....

The Lion
February 28, 2024

(The Lion)—A public interest law group is demanding a district attorney investigate claims that officials at the Denton (Texas) Independent School District engaged in illegal electioneering. The Liberty Justice Center (LJC) sent a demand letter to the Denton County DA with enough affidavits by voters to trigger a mandatory investigation...

Southeast Texas Record
February 28, 2024

(Southeast Texas Record)—Yesterday, the Liberty Justice Center sent a demand letter to Denton County District Attorney Paul Johnson requesting an investigation into election interference by school officials who allegedly used public resources to pressure employees into voting for favored candidates. Last week, Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the Denton Independent...

BNN Breaking News
February 28, 2024

(BNN Breaking News)—Discover the legal storm brewing as Glenda Scherer takes on the Gladstone School District over alleged violations of free speech rights. The Gladstone School District finds itself at the center of a legal storm as Glenda Scherer, a concerned parent, claims that her constitutional rights have been trampled...

American Family News
February 28, 2024

(American Family News)—Another legal fight over forced union dues is headed to court, this time involving a teachers’ union. The newest federal lawsuit is in Ohio, where teacher’s aide Denise Cogar quit her union only to be informed four months later the union was taking dues from her paycheck. The...

Lincoln Journal Star
February 28, 2024

(Lincoln Journal Star)—Lincoln’s city attorney spent the bulk of a hearing Tuesday trying to convince a judge not to temporarily put a halt to the city’s ban on guns in public places as an Omaha judge did earlier this month in a similar case brought by the same gun rights...

KOIN 6 News
February 27, 2024

(KOIN 6 News)—Gladstone School District is facing a lawsuit over its social media and public meeting policies after one mother says the district suppressed her right to free speech online and during public meetings, the suit alleges. The lawsuit was filed Monday by parent Glenda Scherer—who is represented by the...

Louisiana Record
February 26, 2024

(Louisiana Record)—A family-owned trucking firm in Louisiana is suing the Biden administration over a proposed rule that retools the definition of independent contractor, arguing that the rule threatens the livelihoods of millions of U.S. workers. The plaintiff, Frisard’s Transportation LLC, filed the federal complaint February 8 in the Eastern District...

Nebraska Public Media
February 26, 2024

(Nebraska Public Media)—A Lancaster County District Court Judge is reviewing whether the City of Lincoln can legally limit people from carrying guns in its parks and buildings. The lawsuit is one of two filed by the Liberty Justice Center challenging firearm regulations in Nebraska’s two largest cities. At issue is...

The Daily Signal
February 21, 2024

(The Daily Signal)—Suppose you joined a local gym several years ago, but after a while you discovered that you didn’t like some of the gym’s policies. So, you tell the gym that you no longer want to be a member and ask it to stop taking your monthly membership payments....