Entries by Micaela Dawson

MA Court Misses Opportunity To Reaffirm A Core Pillar Of Democracy

Today the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court missed an opportunity to reaffirm a basic tenet of American government: An informed electorate is necessary for a healthy democracy. The SJC’s decision will prevent Massachusetts voters from having an accurate description of the tax hike amendment to the state Constitution when they cast their ballots in November.

PioneerLegal Amicus Brief Supports Court Challenge to Attorney General’s Misleading Wording of the Proposed Tax Hike Amendment

Summary language fails to clarify a critical matter for voters—an overall increase in education and transportation funding is not mandatory since other revenue is entirely fungible BOSTON – To ensure that Massachusetts voters will have an accurate description of the tax hike amendment to the state Constitution when they cast their ballots in November, PioneerLegal has filed an […]

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Boston, Massachusetts Type: Full Time (schedule flexibility available in appropriate situations) Experience: Mid-level and beyond, including recently retired. What is PioneerLegal? PioneerLegal (“PioneerLegal”) is a non-profit, nonpartisan, public interest law firm that through advocacy and litigation promotes inclusive educational and economic opportunity and open, accountable government.  PioneerLegal works to preserve and enhance liberties grounded in the […]

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PioneerLegal (“PioneerLegal”) is a non-profit, nonpartisan, public interest law firm that through advocacy and litigation promotes inclusive educational and economic opportunity and open, accountable government.  PioneerLegal works to preserve and enhance liberties grounded in the constitutions and civil rights laws of the United States and the individual New England states. Organized in 2021 by a […]

Pioneer Institute Files Amicus Curiae Brief in U.S. Supreme Court School Choice Case

Pioneer Institute has filed an amicus curiae brief in Carson v. Makin urging the Supreme Court of the United States to strike down a provision of Maine law. The Court will hear oral arguments in Carson this morning (December 8) at 10 am. The Maine law being challenged allows districts that don’t have their own schools to contract with a school or pay for students that choose to attend public or private schools, but explicitly excludes religious schools.

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