On January 10, 2017 Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) joined an amicus brief filed by the Cato Institute (Cato) in the Supreme Court case Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. to comment on an important aspect of administrative law: the scope of the Auer doctrine (taken from the Supreme […]
Supporters of free speech and the First Amendment won a significant victory this week when a federal court denied a last ditch effort by Congressmen (and Senatorial candidate) Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) to salvage his campaign finance case. On January 21, 2016, a DC Circuit panel reversed the District Court […]
Today, Cause of Action Institute submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging it to grant a petition for certiorari to review the D.C. Circuit’s decision in Florida Bankers Association v. Department of the Treasury. The Court should take the case to ensure that IRS rules are subject […]
When foreign investment and national security collide by Dan Epstein November 27, 2012 As part of the arms race between the United States and Russia that fueled the Cold War, Congress established the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) under the Defense Production Act of 1950. CFIUS’s […]
Should the federal government have unchecked authority to interfere in matters of business and trade?
Should the federal government have unchecked authority to interfere in matters of business and trade at the expense of due process rights? This question has been brought to light in Ralls Corp. v. Obama et al, a lawsuit challenging a shut-down of a Chinese-owned wind farm project in Oregon. Cause […]
Complaint and Civil Cover Sheet – Doe v. Hamburg – Signed