Tag Archives: SCOTUS

NFIB Legal Center’s Winning Streak Continues with Three Victories in Two Days!

This has been a historic year for the NFIB Legal Center. In April SCOTUS Blog listed NFIB Legal Center as one of the top-ten most influential organizations in the Supreme Court—in terms of bringing the Court’s attention to important issues. … Continue reading

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The Greenhouse Gas Lawsuit Explained: What is at Stake and Why Does it Matter?

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear arguments on an important environmental case. The lawsuit concerns the propriety of new EPA regulations that NFIB and other industry groups contend were illegally adopted. Specifically the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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NFIB Legal Center is batting 1000 in the Supreme Court this week!

At the beginning of the week, we were waiting anxiously for three cases with potential to impact small business. On Monday we received two of those decisions—both victories. And Tuesday morning we received the third—another win! Here is the recap: … Continue reading

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Friends in High Places: NFIB Small Business Legal Center Gains Historic Supreme Court Ranking

Thirteen years ago, NFIB established a new foundation, built to fight for small business in the nation’s courts. We knew that more and more battles of great importance to our membership were being waged there, so we set a course … Continue reading

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Does Obama Respect the Constitution?

“Each time we gather to inaugurate a President we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitution.” That was Jan. 21. The speaker was President Obama. The scene was his second inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol. Before the … Continue reading

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Can Government Hold Your Permit Application Hostage?

Florence Dolan ran a plumbing and electric supply store in Tigard, Oregon—a suburb of Portland. Like many other small business owners, she had plans to expand her store. But, she hit a brick wall when seeking the necessary approvals. This … Continue reading

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Flooding with impunity: Can government destroy private property without paying compensation?

Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States. The NFIB Legal Center filed in the case because it raises an important issue impacting small business property rights. The question is whether … Continue reading

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