American Freedom Defense Initiative v. SMART

In May 2010, AFLC Co-Founders and Senior Counsel David Yerushalmi and Robert Muise filed a federal lawsuit challenging the refusal of a Detroit-area transportation authority—the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART)—to display a religious freedom advertisement on its buses. The ad stated: “Fatwa on your head?  Is your family or…

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Murray v. United States Department of Treasury

The lawsuit, captioned in the district court as Murray v. Geithner, et al., was brought by AFLC Co-Founders and Senior Counsel David Yerushalmi and Robert Muise, representing the plaintiff, Kevin Murray, a taxpayer and former combat Marine who served in Iraq. The federal lawsuit alleges that the U.S. government’s takeover and financial…

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