D.C. Circuit to Hear Argument in CAIR Fraud Case

Tomorrow morning (February 12, 2016), David Yerushalmi, Senior Counsel at the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC), will present oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which is located in Washington, D.C., on behalf of several former clients of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), including…

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Testimonies of Women Harmed by Abortion Presented to U.S. Supreme Court

On February 1, the American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Texas’ right to adopt medical regulations that have the purpose and effect of protecting women from the harmful effects of abortion.  The case, Whole Woman’s…

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Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Finds First Amendment Applies to Trademarks and Rules that “Disparaging” Cannot Be Used to Deny Expressive Trademarks Like “Stop Islamisation of America”

As a kind of Christmas present to liberty and the U.S. Constitution, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc (the entire court), today reversed more than 30-years of jurisprudence by holding that trademark registration under the Lanham Act deserves First Amendment protection.  The import of this holding is…

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Federal Judge Slaps CAIR’s Attempt to Reopen Discovery

On December 17, 2015, Federal Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, sitting in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, denied the Council on American-Islamic Relation’s (CAIR) motion to reopen discovery in what has become known as the Muslim Mafia Trial. CAIR, which bills itself as “America’s largest Muslim civil liberties…

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