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Published on: March 26, 2021

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Files Amicus Brief Supporting Critical Relief for Commercial Tenants Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

Yesterday evening, attorneys from Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, defending the constitutionality of a New York City ordinance...
Published on: February 16, 2021

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP and Public Rights Project File Amicus Brief Opposing Threat to Vital Health and Safety Protections

On February 12, 2021, lawyers from Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP, along with co-counsel at Public Rights Project, filed an amicus brief at the U.S. Supreme Court in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, a...
Published on: January 25, 2021

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Files Amicus Brief Supporting Eviction Moratorium in Los Angeles

On Thursday evening, lawyers from Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit in a lawsuit challenging Los Angeles’s COVID-19 eviction moratorium. The case, Apartment...
Published on: August 13, 2020

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Files Amicus Brief in Michigan Supreme Court on Behalf of Leading Epidemiologists

On Wednesday evening, lawyers from Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP filed an amicus brief in the Michigan Supreme Court in a lawsuit challenging Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Orders designed to...
Published on: July 27, 2020

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Files Amicus Brief Fighting to Remedy Unconstitutional Conditions at the Cook County Jail

On Friday evening, Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP filed an amicus brief in the Seventh Circuit on behalf of leading prison and jail law scholars. The brief defends a preliminary injunction requiring...
Published on: June 29, 2020

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Files Amicus Brief Supporting Critical Public Health Measures for People Detained by ICE

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP and Public Counsel have been on the front lines of fighting to make ICE respect constitutional rights during the pandemic. In March, Kaplan Hecker & Fink and Public...
Published on: June 15, 2020

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Files Amicus Briefs in Michigan Federal Court Supporting Michigan Public Health Measures on Behalf of Leading Epidemiologists and Public Health Scholars

On Friday evening, lawyers from Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP filed amicus briefs in the Western District of Michigan in two cases challenging the legality of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s emergency...
Published on: April 29, 2020

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP Files Amicus Brief Urging Correction of Constitutional Violations by ICE

This afternoon, Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP partnered with @Public Counsel to file a Ninth Circuit amicus brief identifying outrageous constitutional violations by ICE at the Adelanto Detention...
Published on: April 8, 2020

Kaplan Hecker & Fink Files Amicus Brief in Pennsylvania v. Trump

On behalf of a group of prominent church-state scholars, we filed an amicus brief at the Supreme Court in Pennsylvania v. Trump. In the brief, we explain that the Trump administration’s rule granting...
Published on: September 20, 2019

Kaplan Hecker and Fink Files Amicus Brief Explaining Standing for House to Seek Trump Tax Returns

On behalf of leading constitutional scholars, Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP – along with Harvard Law Professor Laurence H Tribe – filed an amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of...