Annual Reports

See our 2019 Annual Report to see a snapshot of what we accomplished in our second year.

See our 2018 Annual Report to see a snapshot of what we accomplished in our first year.

Latest Work

  • Filed a brief in the Supreme Court challenging Arizona’s approach to imposing the death penalty
  • Filed a lawsuit to compel the former White House Counsel to appear before the House Judiciary Committee and testify on matters and information discussed in the Special Counsel’s Report
  • Filed an opposition to defendants’ motion to dismiss in our suit seeking to require the Baltimore City Circuit Court to comply with a Maryland law that guarantees public access to court audio recordings
  • Filed an opposition to defendants’ motion to dismiss in our suit challenging a Maryland ban on broadcasting criminal court proceedings
  • Filed a lawsuit challenging a Pennsylvania ban on recording bail hearing proceedings
  • Published an op-ed calling for a sustained fight against efforts to suppress the count of vulnerable communities in the 2020 census, even after the conclusion of a protracted legal battle
  • Filed, on behalf of a group of prosecutors, a brief in the Fifth Circuit decrying prosecutorial misconduct
  • Filed a brief in the Eighth Circuit seeking to maintain a preliminary injunction halting the city of St. Louis, Missouri’s wealth-based approach to pretrial detention
  • Filed, on behalf of a journalist, a mandamus suit and summary judgment motion to require the Baltimore City Circuit Court to comply with a Maryland law that guarantees public access to court audio recordings
  • Filed an amended complaint challenging as a First Amendment violation an Arkansas city police department’s removal of critical posts on its Facebook page
  • Filed and defended, on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, a motion to intervene to defend the constitutionality of a federal law criminalizing female genital mutilation
  • Published an op-ed questioning whether the legitimacy of the Supreme Court will survive once it decides a case concerning the addition of a citizenship question to the census, after evidence surfaced showing the rationale for adding the question to be a deliberate pretext
  • Filed a lawsuit challenging a Maryland ban on broadcasting criminal court proceedings
  • Filed a brief in the Ninth Circuit on behalf of law enforcement officials in support of California’s challenge to the Justice Department’s anti-sanctuary cities policies
  • Filed a petition asking the Utah Supreme Court to review a decision that precludes tort victims from seeking compensation for injuries arising out of religiously motivated conduct
  • Sent a letter to the Prince George’s County Circuit Court on behalf of a community organizer and nonprofit organization asserting their right to broadcast publicly available court recordings
  • Filed a brief explaining how Virginia’s monuments law distorts government-speech doctrine and severely undermines local democracy by forcing cities to express unwanted messages in perpetuity
  • Filed a brief on behalf of national security professionals noting the persistence and escalation of foreign interference in U.S. elections and spotlighting the particular vulnerability of South Carolina’s election infrastructure
  • Filed a brief explaining why an Arkansas law violates the First Amendment by prohibiting the practice of consumer boycotts of Israel by any company or person who contracts with the state
  • Sent letters to the Baltimore City Circuit Court on behalf of independent journalists and nonprofit organizations asserting their right to broadcast publicly available court recordings
  • Filed briefs in support of a class-wide preliminary injunction and class certification in our suit challenging the city of St. Louis, Missouri’s wealth-based approach to pretrial detention
  • Filed a merits-stage brief in the Supreme Court on behalf of the House of Representatives denouncing the Commerce Department’s attempt to add a citizenship question to the census
  • Filed briefs in response to motions to dismiss from City of St. Louis officials and judges in our challenge to the city’s wealth-based approach to pretrial detention