Appellate Briefs And Opinions


  • Young America's Foundation v. Napolitano (N.D. Cal.) - Amicus
    • Plaintiffs adequately pleaded that the University’s High-Profile Speaker Policy and Major Events Policy violate the First Amendment
    Document Date 
    District Court Order 04/25/18
    Statement of Interest 01/25/18
  • Shaw v. Burke (C.D. Cal.) - Amicus
    • Defendants miss the point in arguing that their permitting requirements are not “inherently unconstitutional”
    • Defendants mischaracterize the well-settled law governing the regulation of free speech on public property
    • The United States’ participation in this case is proper
    • Plaintiff adequately pleaded that the district and college speech restrictions violate the First Amendment
    Document Date 
    District Court Order, available at 2018 WL 459661 01/17/18
    Supplemental Statement of Interest 11/09/17
    Statement of Interest 10/24/17
  • Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski (N.D. Ga.) - Amicus
    • Plaintiffs’ complaint adequately pleads First and Fourteenth Amendment claims against GGC’s content-based speech practices
    Document Date 
    District Court Order 05/25/18
    Statement of Interest 09/26/17
  • Youhoing-Nanan v. United States Department of Justice (D.C. Cir.) - Respondent
    • This court lacks jurisdiction to review the Department's decision, and accordingly should dismiss the petition for review and deny petitioners’ pending motion to proceed in forma pauperis as moot
    Document Date 
    Dismissed 09/08/17
    Motion to Dismiss and Response to Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis 03/22/17
  • Geraci and Fields v. Philadelphia (3d Cir.) - Amicus
    • The First Amendment protects activities that enable speech
    • All courts of appeals that have considered whether the First Amendment applies to recording police activity have concluded that it does
    Document Date 
    Order Amending Court of Appeals Decision 07/13/17
    Court of Appeals Decision, reported at 862 F.3d 353 07/07/17
    Brief as Amicus 10/31/16
  • Boswell v. SkyWest Airlines, Inc. (10th Cir.) -- Amicus Curiae
    • An air carrier may choose not to provide passengers with medical oxygen without showing that providing it would be an undue hardship or fundamental alteration
    • The Air Carrier Access Act of 1986 does not create a private cause of action
    Document Date 
    Court of Appeals Decision, reported at 361 F.3d 1263 03/16/04
    Brief as Amicus 11/24/03

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Updated March 8, 2019

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