Entries by Sean Wong

PioneerLegal: Important Strides in Year One

In less than a year since our launch on June 1, 2022, PioneerLegal has made important strides to advance educational opportunities, free markets, and government accountability. Most recently, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in our favor in a major free speech case, Barron vs. Kolenda.

PioneerLegal Files Amicus Briefs in Cases That Challenge State Tax Foreclosure Laws

PioneerLegal, LLC has filed amicus briefs urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear two related cases that test the constitutionality of Nebraska and Minnesota laws that permit the state, or a private debt collector as assignee, to take a private home, sell it, and keep the entire proceeds, even if the property sells for much more than the taxes, interest, and costs of collection due for unpaid taxes.

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.

Employment Opportunities

Pioneer Public Interest Law Center (PPILC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public interest law firm that through advocacy and litigation promotes inclusive educational and economic opportunity and open, accountable government. PPILC 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 […]


Stay Informed

PioneerLegal is a non-partisan, public interest law firm that defends and promotes educational options, accountable government and economic opportunity across the Northeast. PioneerLegal achieves its mission through legal research, amicus briefs, and litigation.