June 7, 2022
Donna Matias, attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation, discusses client Ami Hill’s lawsuit challenging Kill Devil Hills’ rules restricting “itinerant vendors.”
Caleb Kruckenberg, attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation, discusses a case filed on behalf of Frank Black and Charlotte, N.C.-based Southeast Investments. It challenges rules created and enforced by the private nonprofit Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Kruckenberg offered these comments during an interview with Mitch Kokai for CarolinaJournal.com.
Asheville residents challenging membership requirements for the city’s Human Relations Commission hope to pursue a class-action case. Paperwork filed Friday in federal court seeks to extend the suit to anyone disqualified by race from
Plaintiffs challenging appointments to Asheville’s Human Relations Commission are seeking an emergency restraining order and injunction in federal court. They claim the city is using unconstitutional racial preferences in choosing members for the advisory board. Asheville plans to make appointments to the board on Oct. 10.
The Pacific Legal Foundation is siding with five Asheville-area residents who are suing the city because of racial criteria tied to its Human Relations Commission. PLF and the five plaintiffs filed an amended complaint Tuesday in the case Miall v. Asheville. Plaintiffs argue that Asheville rejected them for the advisory human relations group because they are white.