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President Biden, Facebook, and Twitter sued over online censorship September 1, 2021

Liberty Justice Center statement on preliminary injunction order in Menders v. Loudoun County School Board August 16, 2021

Illinois rental owners file new lawsuit to end illegal federal eviction ban August 12, 2021

Ex-MassHealth employee sues after being fired for personal Facebook posts July 23, 2021

LJC sues New York and New Jersey for violating free speech protections recently upheld by U.S. Supreme Court July 14, 2021

Liberty Justice Center statements on today’s U.S. Supreme Court rulings July 1, 2021

USDA sued over racist loan assistance program June 15, 2021

Mother’s access to public forum restored after Liberty Justice Center’s demand to Indiana school June 9, 2021

Parents sue Loudoun County School Board for pushing children to voice support for controversial political views June 2, 2021

Indiana school superintendent illegally blocks parent on social media June 2, 2021

Mother’s lawsuit forces South Carolina school district to open in-person learning to all students May 25, 2021

D.C. Mayor drops ban on wedding dancing after bride sues May 17, 2021

South Carolina school district sued for denying in-person education required by state law May 4, 2021

SC school group files in support of lawsuit to strike discriminatory language from state constitution April 27, 2021

Lawsuit calls on federal court to strike racist, bigoted amendment from South Carolina Constitution April 14, 2021

Liberty Justice Center notifies state education leaders of intent to safeguard grants earmarked for non-public schools March 23, 2021

Racehorse owners, trainers sue to stop federal authority illegally given to private group March 15, 2021

Madison teachers union faces lawsuit over planned illegal “sick out” February 26, 2021

High school principal sues after being suspended for talking to students about free speech and tolerance February 25, 2021

Tennessee Supreme Court agrees to hear scholarship program case appeal February 4, 2021

If the Chicago Teachers Union strikes, that’s illegal January 27, 2021

Arizona parent confronts school district, union over illegal teacher “sick out” in Chandler January 13, 2021

Vermont parents sue state over unequal access to education January 5, 2021

Virginia parents confront school district, union over illegal teacher “sick out” in Fairfax December 21, 2020

Liberty Justice Center appeals ruling to block scholarship for low-income students to the Tennessee Supreme Court November 25, 2020

Idaho teachers union vows not to strike again in response to parents’ lawsuit filed after mass “sick out” November 23, 2020

Students file federal lawsuit against Indiana University over privacy violations, breach of contract October 29, 2020

Liberty Justice Center represents North Carolina General Assembly in fight to protect scholarships for low-income students October 26, 2020

Idaho parents fight to ensure the teachers union won’t shut down schools again October 20, 2020

Mark Janus files brief defending WA workers’ right to stop union dues October 13, 2020

Parents, school leaders fight to protect Opportunity Scholarship Program September 18, 2020

Order issued in Illinois Vote By Mail case September 17, 2020

Cook County Republican Party files lawsuit challenging Illinois’ new Vote By Mail program August 10, 2020

Fight over SAFE Grants heads to the South Carolina Supreme Court August 5, 2020

Palmetto Promise Institute fights to restore SAFE Grants for South Carolina students July 28, 2020

Leader of free speech law firm speaks out against cancel culture at Marquette University July 16, 2020

Republicans to appeal judge’s ruling on Gov. Pritzker’s gatherings ban July 2, 2020

Liberty Justice Center attorneys applaud U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to protect school choice June 30, 2020

Illinois Right to Life sues over ban on gatherings June 24, 2020

In response to federal lawsuit, Illinois governor invites Salem journalist Amy Jacobson back to his press briefings June 16, 2020

Republicans sue Pritzker over ban on gatherings June 16, 2020

Liberty Justice Center attorneys committed to defending scholarships for low-income students June 4, 2020

Salem Media, veteran journalist Amy Jacobson sue Illinois governor over exclusion from press briefings June 1, 2020

Janus lawyers applaud Texas Attorney General for new opinion siding with public employees’ rights June 1, 2020

Two new class action lawsuits in Minnesota seek nearly $19 million in returned union fees May 11, 2020

Liberty Justice Center attorneys plan to appeal ruling to block scholarships for low-income students May 5, 2020

Chicago area teacher sues union, school district for withholding information about her rights and forcing her to pay union dues April 7, 2020

Alaska workers sue union, state after being forced to pay union dues March 12, 2020

Federal judge strikes down NJ ‘donor disclosure’ law March 11, 2020

Mark Janus asks Supreme Court to hear case seeking return of unconstitutional forced union fees March 9, 2020

Parents, school leaders ask court to toss Nashville mayor’s lawsuit blocking scholarships for low-income students February 26, 2020

In Kent State labor case, employees’ rights to resign from union reaffirmed in settlement February 14, 2020

In response to Mayor Cooper’s attack on scholarships for underprivileged children, attorneys at the Liberty Justice Center ready to represent parents planning to use the program February 6, 2020

Supreme Court veterans urge court to defend First Amendment in Espinoza school choice case January 22, 2020

Gov. Evers’ FOX 11 interview conflicts with his legal arguments in MacIver’s press access case January 10, 2020

Liberty Justice Center & VUGO, Inc. ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear case arguing for commercial advertising in Uber, Lyft and other rideshare vehicles January 7, 2020

Statement: Federal judge issues order in Montana donor privacy challenge January 2, 2020

Nonprofit groups challenge New Mexico disclosure law for violating free speech, privacy rights December 13, 2019

Nonpartisan advocacy groups challenge Rhode Island disclosure laws for violating free speech, privacy rights November 21, 2019

Mark Janus files motion seeking entire Seventh Circuit Appeals Court to rehear ruling on union fees refund November 19, 2019

Family initiates legal action against Arizona Department of Education November 14, 2019

Pennsylvania state employees file class-action lawsuit against AFSCME, seeking refund of approximately $3 million in illegal union fees November 7, 2019

Janus v. AFSCME attorneys challenge New York executive order aimed at keeping government employees in the dark about their rights October 31, 2019

New Jersey donor disclosure law faces more roadblocks; advocacy groups welcome court’s scrutiny, skepticism over overreaching law October 24, 2019

Mark Janus returns to federal court to request refund of forced union fees outlawed by U.S. Supreme Court September 20, 2019

School choice an essential safeguard for religious minorities – Brief filed asserting First Amendment protection before U.S. Supreme Court September 18, 2019

Minnesota community college employee sues over coerced union membership, illegal dues deduction September 17, 2019

New Jersey election officials sued over violation of free speech, privacy laws September 12, 2019

Maryland state employees file class action lawsuit against AFSCME, seeking refund of approximately $7 million in illegal union fees September 4, 2019

Montana Governor Steve Bullock sued over violation of free speech, privacy laws August 28, 2019

New class action lawsuit demands refunds from SEIU Local 668 for illegal fees taken from Pennsylvania social services workers August 9, 2019

MacIver News Service sues Gov. Evers for equal access August 6, 2019

California, Teamsters ignore landmark Supreme Court Case — New lawsuit targets forced union support and denial of information July 30, 2019

New class action lawsuit demands millions of dollars in refunds from AFSCME District Council 37, New York City’s top employee union July 24, 2019

A year after the Supreme Court’s Janus decision, government workers face steep obstacles exercising their rights June 26, 2019

Illinois state employees file class action lawsuit against AFSCME, seeking refund of approximately $2 million in illegal union fees May 1, 2019

Kent State employees sue over illegal union dues April 29, 2019

Moline-Coal Valley School District employee sues over illegal union dues deductions April 29, 2019

University of California employees sue over illegal union dues March 28, 2019

‘Like it was a blood contract’: State worker suing SEIU 668 details long road to exit union March 5, 2019

Press Release: Philadelphia and Lebanon County workers sue unions over illegal dues March 4, 2019

Press Release: Mark Janus to receive National Review Institute’s 2019 Whittaker Chambers Award February 21, 2019

Press Release: University of Hawaii employee files lawsuit against HGEA and University for constitutional violations January 11, 2019

Press Release: Illinois school district employee files lawsuit against SEIU and District 15 for constitutional violations January 3, 2019

Victory for free speech and economic liberty, Chicago passes ordinance allowing commercial advertising in rideshare vehicles December 11, 2018

New Mexico state employee files lawsuit against AFSCME and State for constitutional violations December 10, 2018

LJC Lawsuit in California Aims to Make Unions Respect the Supreme Court’s Authority November 16, 2018

California teacher files lawsuit against United Teachers of Los Angeles and Los Angeles Unified School District for constitutional violations November 13, 2018

Janus Attorneys Recognized for Policy Impact of Supreme Court Win October 11, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in Minnesota, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees September 12, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in New York, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees September 12, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in Hawaii, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees September 12, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in Rhode Island, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees September 5, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in Alaska, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees September 5, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in Pennsylvania, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees September 5, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in Maryland, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees September 5, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in Ohio, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees September 5, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in Washington, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees August 28, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in Oregon, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees August 28, 2018

Press Release: Janus attorneys send cease and desist letters to government officials in Masschusetts, threaten litigation if employers don’t stop collecting union dues and fees August 28, 2018