Amicus Briefs

Americans for Prosperity and Americans for Prosperity Foundation frequently write amicus curiae briefs to support other litigants and present important issues to courts. Please contact us at amicus@afphq.org if you would like amicus support for your case.

Year

Issue Area

Court

2024
National Small Business United v. U.S. Department of Treasury
Question Presented

Whether the Corporate Transparency Act exceeds Congress’s powers by requiring entities formed under State law to report personal information of their owners and applicants solely due to the fact of their formation, regardless of whether they participate in interstate commerce.

2024
Villarreal v. City of Laredo
Question Presented

Whether qualified immunity precludes a First Amendment claim against police officers who arrested a reporter for asking an officer to confirm information she was planning to use in a news article.

2024
United States of America v. Pheasant
Question Presented

Whether 43 U.S.C. § 1733, which provides broad, open-ended criminal authority to the Bureau of Land Management, violates the nondelegation doctrine.

2024
Cigar Association of America et al. v. FDA
Question Presented

Whether the District Court correctly held that the FDA’s decision to regulate premium cigars violated the APA because the FDA failed to address evidence and comments directly responsive to a “crucial question” posed in the Proposed Rule?

2024
In Re Bates Minors
Question Presented

Are the courts required to apply strict scrutiny when determining whether parental rights over their children should be permanently severed.

2024
Intuit v. FTC
Question Presented

Whether the FTC’s administrative prosecution violated the U.S. Constitution, including Article II, Article III, and the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment, and whether the FTC’s Order is therefore void ab initio.

2024
No On E v. Chiu
Question Presented

(1) Whether requiring political advertisers to name their donors’ donors within their advertisements advances any important or compelling state interest; and (2) whether San Francisco’s secondary donor speech mandate violates the First Amendment freedoms of speech and association.

2024
In re Sapphire W.
Question Presented

Does a family court order, which authorizes Child Services to enter and search an innocent mother’s home and supervise her parenting, violate the mother’s  Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable searches?

2024
Human Rights Defense Center v. United States Park Police
Question Presented

Does a federal court enjoy inherent authority to order the return or destruction of records released under the Freedom of Information Act, even when such disclosure is allegedly inadvertent, or can it alternatively prohibit further use or dissemination of such records by their recipient.

2024
Allstates Refractory Contractors v. Su et al.
Question Presented

Whether Congress’s delegation of authority to write “reasonably necessary or appropriate” workplace-safety standards violates Article I of the U.S. Constitution.

2024
Eidson v. South Carolina Department of Education
Question Presented

Whether South Carolina’s Education Scholarship Trust Fund, an Educational Savings Account program, violates the state’s constitution.

2024
Murthy v. Missouri
Question Presented

(1) Whether respondents have Article III standing; (2) whether the government’s challenged conduct transformed private social media companies’ content-moderation decisions into state action and violated respondents’ First Amendment rights; and (3) whether the terms and breadth of the preliminary injunction are proper.