A federal lawsuit alleging alleging bank "derisking" of charity accounts based on Arab ethnicity was unsuccessful, as the jury found in favor of the bank. Life for Relief and Development v. Bank of America, NA, was
A new attorney for the individual defendants in the Holy Land Foundation (HLF) criminal case filed a motion to vacate their sentences in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, on Oct.
The Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development (HLF), a Texas-based charity with a mission of providing humanitarian aid in Palestine, was the largest Muslim charity in the United States until its closure in
In June 2012, the U.S. Solicitor General decided not to file a request for Supreme Court review of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Al-Haramain v. Treasury. The appellate court opinion from September 2011 had upheld a lower court’s ruling that
Al Haramain v. Treasury: Successful Constitutional Challenge to Unlimited Treasury Power to Shut Down Charities
Al-Haramain v. Treasury The government is appealing the decision of the federal district court in Oregon that found Treasury's procedures in listing and shutting down the Al Haramain Islamic Foundation of Oregon to be
Yassin A. Kadi, a businessman and citizen of Saudi Arabia, purused court challenges to being placed on terrorist lists in the European Union (EU) and United States (U.S.). The process and standards used by
Author: By Alan R. Kabat, Bernabei & Wachtel, PLLC On December 7, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued its long-anticipated decision in the Holy Land Foundation prosecution. United States v.
Publication of Unindicted Co-conspirator List in Holy Land Case Violated Due Process Rights, Court Rules
Additional Information Holy Land Jury Deliberates When Aid is Support for Terrorism (Sept. 25, 2007) Conviction of Holy Land Foundation Raises Questions, Concerns for Nonprofits (Nov. 25, 2008) Heavy Sentences Handed out in
Supreme Court Ruling in HLP: Provision of Advocacy and Training in Nonviolent Peaceful Conflict Resolution Violates Material Support Laws
On June 21, 2010, the United States Supreme Court in Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, et al. struck a blow to the American nonprofit sectors’ commitment to resolving international conflicts through peaceful and nonviolent means.
News, Editorials, and Opinions about Supreme Court’s June 21, 2010 Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project decision
Released on June 21, 2010, the Supreme Court’s Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project (HLP) decision will have an adverse impact on the efforts of U.S. groups working on peacebuilding, conflict resolution and other activities in places