American Charities for Reasonable Fundraising Regulation, et. al. v. Utah United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit Currently in litigation from Summary Judgment for Utah
Public Citizen, et. al. vs. Pinellas County, et. al.
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Represented American Charities For Reasonable Fundraising Regulation
This case was won on a motion for summary judgment in which the court enjoined Pinellas County, Florida from enforcing its registration requirements for nonprofit organizations. Pinellas County was permanently prohibited from enforcing the "internet solicitation" portion of its ordinance against any charity and it was required to rewrite its ordinance and its registration forms to limit the scope of its inquiry into charity operations and to limit the discretion of county officials in their exercise of jurisdiction over charites solicitng gifts from Pinellas County citizens.
Litigation primarily in United States District Court for the District of Columbia against the United States Postal Service having to do with the rights of nonprofit organizations to utilize their nonprofit mail permit to mail material at the nonprofit rate.
See for example, Aid Association for Lutherans vs. United States Postal Service. Litigated successfully on behalf of Aid Association for Lutherans in the District Court and then successfully on appeal in the Circuit Court of Appeals. Motion for rehearing en banc was unanimously denied. The USPS decided not to seek review in the Supreme Court.
The nonprofit fraternal association was awarded $2.9 million in previously paid postage.