Today’s USA today has a detailed update of our case before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio wherein Tea Party and other liberty-oriented groups are suing the IRS for illegal and unconstitutional targeting of their non-profit applications.
Investigative reporter James Pilcher does a thorough job of updating the litigation that the IRS has worked hard to drag out. It has already gone on for three and a half years.
Our firm is local co-counsel to the Tea Party groups, which have been certified as the only class action in the nation challenging the IRS conduct under Lois Lerner, the director of the Exempt Organizations Unit of the IRS. The matter erupted into a nation-wide controversy in 2013, culminating in Ms. Lerner invoking her Fifth Amendment defense against self-incrimination in refusing to testify before Congress.
Read the story here.