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.
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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.
PioneerLegal, a non-profit public interest law firm, has filed suit against the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) in Norfolk County Superior Court for prohibiting students at a public virtual school from playing on high school sports teams in the students’ home district.
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 applauds today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carson v. Makin striking down a Maine law that allows districts without their own public schools to contract with or reimburse the families of students who attend private or public schools located elsewhere, but which explicitly excludes religious schools.
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 filed an amicus brief in support of the lawsuit challenging the Attorney General’s summary language.
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 […]
Pioneer Institute is pleased to announce the formation of PioneerLegal, the first non-profit, public interest law firm of its kind in New England, to defend and promote educational options, accountable government and economic opportunity across the Northeast.
Pioneer Institute filed an amicus brief in Carson v. Makin, in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that Maine’s “nonsectarian” requirement for otherwise generally available tuition assistance payments to parents violates the free exercise clause of the First Amendment.
Pioneer Institute today announced that it has submitted an amicus curiae urging the United States Supreme Court to hear Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which challenges a state constitutional amendment marked by religious bias.
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