Issue

Government Overreach

The government should not stop your business or non-profit from growing simply because it prefers your competitors.

Freedom to Thrive

Every American has the right to earn a living and to pursue the American dream. Unfortunately, too often overzealous government regulations get in the way. The Liberty Justice Center stands up for the entrepreneurs and business owners who are the lifeblood of the American economy. Through our defense of free speech, we free businesses to serve their communities without cumbersome restrictions.

Our Cases Fighting Government Overreach

Our Fight in the News

Reuters
July 3, 2024

(Reuters)—Challengers to federal rules covering a range of industries including mining and farming got a fresh shot on Tuesday at rolling back regulations as the U.S. Supreme Court applied a new standard for reviewing the power of federal agencies. Nine lower-court rulings were vacated by the Supreme Court and sent...

Cook County Record
June 24, 2024

(Cook County Record)—A public interest law firm is suing Illinois law enforcement officials for monitoring the movements of Illinoisans with automatic license plate readers (ALPRs). The Liberty Justice Center (LJC), through two Cook County plaintiffs, is arguing that the monitoring, which began in Cook County and is now expanding statewide,...

American Family News
June 17, 2024

(American Family News)—An attorney says California lawmakers want to sow distrust in parents with a bill that would bar school employees from notifying them if their child wants to go by a new pronoun at school. Emily Rae of Liberty Justice Center, a law firm defending Chino Valley Unified School...

Reason
June 14, 2024

(Reason)—Can state police track drivers everywhere they go via hundreds of license plate cameras? A new lawsuit says that Illinois’ widespread use of such cameras—called automatic license plate readers (ALPRs)—violates the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition against unreasonable searches because it breaches citizens’ reasonable expectations of privacy. The complaint—filed by two residents...