Civitas Review

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    Jan
    07

    CLF Petitions NC Supreme Court in Religious Liberty Case

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , , ,

    Yesterday, the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom filed a Petition for Discretionary Review with the North Carolina Supreme Court in the matter of Breedlove v. Warren. In the petition, we ask the Court for expedited review of a September trial court decision prior to a ruling by the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The […]

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    Dec
    17

    Supreme Court Grants PLF Admission, Allows Joint Brief in Map Act Case

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Civitas Review By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , ,

    The North Carolina Supreme Court today granted the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF)'s motion for the pro hac vice admission of the Pacific Legal Foundation's Mark Miller and a CLF/PLF joint motion to file an amicus brief in Kirby v. DOT, more widely known as the "Map Act" case. The brief was submitted […]

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    Dec
    16

    Fact-checking the N&O

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Civitas Review, Environment & Energy By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , ,

    Yesterday, John Murawski over at the News & Observer reported on a judge's denial of the Attorney General's motion to dismiss in Owens v. North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality. The case, brought by the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) on behalf of Perquimans County landowners, alleges that the Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) violated North Carolina […]

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    Dec
    14

    CLF Defeats Government's Motion to Dismiss in Wind Energy Case

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Civitas Review, Environment & Energy By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , ,

    In September, the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) filed suit against the NC Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) on behalf of a Perquimans County couple. At issue is whether DEQ broke the law when it informed Iberdrola Renewables that its Amazon Wind Farm East would not be subjected to state regulatory standards. […]

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    Nov
    05

    SCOTUS to decide whether to hear CCP v. Harris

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Civitas Review, Elections & Campaigns By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , , , , ,

    On August 31 of this year, the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) filed a joint amicus brief with the Buckeye Institute, the Alliance Defending Freedom, and the National Taxpayers Union in the case of Center for Competitive Politics v. Harris. At issue is whether the California Attorney General can require charities and […]

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