FEC Scheme to Hide Decisions Is Illegal and Violates Due Process

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August 18, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech announced today that it has urged two federal judges to put a stop to unethical legal gamesmanship by members ...

Washington State Sued for Violating First Amendment Right to Provide Pro Bono Legal Services

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August 2, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech, a national nonprofit organization that provides pro bono legal services, today filed a lawsuit in federal court against Washington ...

Statement on Supreme Court Citizen Privacy Ruling

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July 1, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech released the following statement in response to today’s decision by the United States Supreme Court in Americans for Prosperity ...

Campaign Organizers Sue California Over AB 5’s Discrimination Against Political Speech

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June 24, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

A California nonprofit, a political committee, and a company that provides door-knocking and signature gathering services filed a lawsuit in federal court saying that California’s Assembly ...

Statement on Senate Vote Defeating S. 2093

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June 22, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

Sweeping legislation that would rewrite federal laws governing political speech and association, elections, and ethics suffered a major setback this evening as a vote ...

Watchdog Group Sues Colorado City Over Campaign Law That Violates Freedom of the Press

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June 3, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

Yesterday, represented by attorneys from the Institute for Free Speech, the Lakewood Citizens Watchdog Group filed a federal lawsuit challenging a Lakewood, Colorado law ...

Gun Rights Group Sues Wyoming for Violating its First Amendment Rights

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June 2, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Wyoming Gun Owners (WyGO) late yesterday sued Wyoming in federal court, saying the state unconstitutionally regulates its speech about public policy as campaign advertisements.

Institute for Free Speech Welcomes Two New Attorneys

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May 27, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech announced the additions of Senior Attorney Julie Smith and Attorney Martha Astor. Smith and Astor will help the Institute ...

Candidates Fined for Criticizing Governor’s Agenda Will Get Their Day in Court

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After seven years, a Connecticut court will finally rule on a First Amendment challenge brought by two former General Assembly candidates who were fined ...

IFS Adds Two New Senior Attorneys, Promotes Owen Yeates to Senior Attorney and Deputy VP for Litigation

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April 20, 2021   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech will have three new senior attorneys following the addition of two experienced litigators and the promotion of Owen Yeates. ...

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