Archives for January 2017

Cause of Action Institute Files Motion to Dismiss FTC’s Baseless Data Security Charges Against D-Link Systems Inc.

WASHINGTON – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) on behalf of D-Link Systems, Inc. today filed in the U.S. District Court for Northern California a Motion to Dismiss the baseless charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) regarding the company’s security practices for consumer routers and IP cameras. In […]

January Newsletter

Cause of Action Institute published its January newsletter today. You can read the newsletter here and subscribe to the newsletter here. The January newsletter highlights: We will represent D-Link Systems, Inc. in its defense against recent unwarranted and baseless charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission regarding the company’s security practices for consumer routers and IP […]

CoA Institute files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Dr. Judith Curry in Support of Rigorous and Open Debate on Climate Science

Washington, D.C. – Jan. 25, 2017 – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) today filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of prominent climate scientist Dr. Judith A. Curry in support of a petition for rehearing in the Competitive Enterprise Institute v. Michael Mann lawsuit in the D.C. Court of […]

CoA Institute Sues BLM for Shielding Information on Expansion of Federal Lands

Washington, D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) today sued the Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) to obtain access to records about the agency’s acquisition of land in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico.  Last year, the BLM asked Congress for nearly $90 million for new purchases, even though the […]

CoA Institute Supports Strong Due Process on College Campuses

In a letter today to Senator Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions, Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) expressed its support for the mission of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (“FIRE”) to “defend and sustain individual rights at America’s colleges and universities.” […]

CoA Institute Urges Supreme Court to Restrict Agency Power

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 […]

Cause of Action Institute to Defend D-Link Systems Against FTC’s Baseless Data Security Charges

Washington, D.C. – Jan. 10, 2017 – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) today announced it will represent D-Link Systems, Inc. (“D-Link Systems”) in its defense against recent unwarranted and baseless charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) regarding the company’s security practices for consumer routers and IP cameras. […]