CIVIL LIBERTIES

California Professor Vindicated After Termination for “Dangerous” Conservative Views

9 Ene, 2019

Riverside, CA–After days of intense arbitration, the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) secured a legal victory this past month for a sociology professor fired for his discussions of conservative world-views in his college classroom. PJI represented Professor Eric Thompson and battled … Read More

BREAKING: Anti-Counseling Bill Shelved

31 Ago, 2018

  Sacramento, CA–In a surprising move, a California legislator announced that he is dropping his efforts to have certain types of LGBT-related counseling declared “fraudulent” and “deceptive.” Assembly Member Evan Low released a statement on his website to announce that, after … Read More

Profile of SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

31 Jul, 2018

Pacific Justice Institue released the following profile on SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh. SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Profile.pdf File Size: 188 kb File Type: pdf Download File Read More

Court Shoots Down Library’s Restrictions on Constitution Day

18 Dic, 2012

Redding, CA—In a 45-page ruling, the Third Appellate District Court of Appeals of the state of California affirmed a lower court’s decision that the City of Redding had violated free speech rights in prohibiting the sharing of literature in the … Read More

Thousands of Union Workers Expected to Opt-Out of All Union Dues

23 Oct, 2012

California – A national campaign called ChooseCharity launched Monday, empowering virtually every union worker in America to simply opt-out of union dues and have them perted to a charity of their choice. Confirmed by years of case law pursuant to … Read More

City Drops Case Against Family For Prayer Meeting In Home

4 Oct, 2012

Venice, FL – The Code Enforcement Board of the City of Venice ended months of legal wrangling today against a family for having an unauthorized “house of worship” in their home. Shane and Marlene Roessiger host a prayer meeting on Friday … Read More

It’s Official: Gov. Brown Signs Gay Therapy Ban; PJI Filing Suit  

30 Sep, 2012

Sacramento, CA – Over the weekend, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a controversial ban on counseling and therapy for youth that is not affirming of same-sex attraction. Pacific Justice Institute has led the fight against SB 1172 since its … Read More

Court of Appeal to Weigh Ban on Constitution Distribution This Week

20 Sep, 2012

Sacramento, CA – Is it constitutional to stop civic-minded citizens from passing out copies of the Constitution? That’s the irony confronting justices of the California Court of Appeal this week. A three-justice panel in Sacramento will hear arguments Friday in a … Read More

PJI Warns Community College Officials Not to Stifle Free Speech

12 Sep, 2012

Alameda, CA – Attorneys with Pacific Justice Institute are warning community college officials in the East Bay Area of legal action if those officials continue to stifle a faculty member’s free speech. The Peralta Community College District recently conducted a … Read More

PJI Victory: Court of Appeal Issues Stay in Red-Light Camera Initiative Case

13 Ago, 2012

Riverside, CA – The California Court of Appeal issued a ruling late Friday that puts on hold a lower court decision and allows a citizen initiative to move forward in Murrieta.  The stay by the Fourth District Court of Appeal of … Read More