Supreme Court May Strike Down CA Donor Disclosure Law

The Supreme Court appears primed to strike down California’s requirement that tax-exempt charities disclose to the state the names and addresses of their top donors. The court heard oral arguments Monday in a case brought by Americans for Prosperity Foundation and Thomas More Law Center, who have argued that the state’s policy violates the First… Read more »

Appeals Court Provides Win for Credentialing Community

A recent federal court ruling affirmed that associations and other private certification bodies have the right to establish their own credentialing standards. ASAE and the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (I.C.E.), founding members of the Professional Certification Coalition (PCC), filed an amicus brief in the case, Kenney v. American Board of Internal Medicine. The initial complaint,… Read more »

Supreme Court to Hear Charitable Donor Disclosure Cases

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge from two conservative groups to a California requirement that tax-exempt charities disclose to the state the names and addresses of their top donors. The high court announced last Friday it will hear the appeal of two groups, Americans for Prosperity Foundation and Thomas More Law Center,… Read more »

Supreme Court Appears Wary of Striking Down ACA

A majority of the Supreme Court signaled this week that they are inclined to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s essential components in a legal challenge brought by Republican states and the Trump administration. Both Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh said during arguments on Tuesday that Congress’s move in 2017 to kill the… Read more »

Supreme Court Weighs DACA Termination

The Supreme Court heard arguments last week on whether the Trump administration should be allowed to shut down the Obama-era program that protects roughly 700,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children from deportation. The Trump administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in September 2017 with the rationale that… Read more »