9th Circuit declines to rehear National Parks & Conservation Assoc. v. BLM (Kaiser Eagle Mountain case)

Author: Brandon Middleton Yesterday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to reconsider its November 2009 decision in National Parks & Conservation Assoc. v. Bureau of Land Management (available here), … ›

Bad news for the economy: EPA refuses review of CO2 "endangerment" finding

Author: Ted Hadzi-Antich On July 28, 2010, EPA denied the petition by Pacific Legal Foundation to reconsider the agency's "endangerment" finding under the Clean Air Act, a finding that lays the … ›

Unheeded words of wisdom

Author: Timothy Sandefur In a recent blog post I mentioned that liberals, no less than conservatives, ought to be very wary of expanding government power under the commerce clause. It … ›

Are all health care mandates created equally?

Author: Luke A. Wake The federal government has only those powers specifically enumerated in the Constitution. The Constitution allows the federal government to regulate interstate commerce, including both economic activities … ›

California court rulings for Coastal Commission favor costly permiting process

Author:  Paul Beard Imagine this scenario:  Your city grants you a permit to build on your land.  The permit is appealed—say, by some disgruntled neighbor—to a state land-use agency with limited authority … ›

There's no such thing as a free birthday cake

Authors: Lana Harfoush & Anne-Marie Dao Saturday marks what would have been Milton Friedman’s 98th birthday. What gift would you give a man of so many achievements? A Nobel Prize … ›

Spending, choice, and coercion

Author: Timothy Sandefur A reader commenting on yesterday’s post about our lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare asked an interesting question, the answer to which can help illuminate the limits … ›

Bringing fresh eyes to California air regulation

Author:  Damien M. Schiff A year ago June, PLF filed a lawsuit on behalf of a coalition of California construction and transportation businesses challenging the outdated appointments of members of … ›

Press conference: state fines businessman for selling "worm poop" fertilizer

WHEN: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 2:00 p.m. PDT. WHERE: California State Capitol, West Steps, Sacramento. WHO: George Hahn, entrepreneur from Cardiff by the Sea, CA, and inventor of Worm Gold, … ›

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9th Circuit declines to rehear National Parks & Conservation Assoc. v. BLM (Kaiser Eagle Mountain case)

Author: Brandon Middleton Yesterday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to reconsider its November 2009 decision in National Parks & Conservation Assoc. v. Bureau of Land Management (available here), … ›

Bad news for the economy: EPA refuses review of CO2 "endangerment" finding

Author: Ted Hadzi-Antich On July 28, 2010, EPA denied the petition by Pacific Legal Foundation to reconsider the agency's "endangerment" finding under the Clean Air Act, a finding that lays the … ›

Unheeded words of wisdom

Author: Timothy Sandefur In a recent blog post I mentioned that liberals, no less than conservatives, ought to be very wary of expanding government power under the commerce clause. It … ›

Are all health care mandates created equally?

Author: Luke A. Wake The federal government has only those powers specifically enumerated in the Constitution. The Constitution allows the federal government to regulate interstate commerce, including both economic activities … ›

California court rulings for Coastal Commission favor costly permiting process

Author:  Paul Beard Imagine this scenario:  Your city grants you a permit to build on your land.  The permit is appealed—say, by some disgruntled neighbor—to a state land-use agency with limited authority … ›

There's no such thing as a free birthday cake

Authors: Lana Harfoush & Anne-Marie Dao Saturday marks what would have been Milton Friedman’s 98th birthday. What gift would you give a man of so many achievements? A Nobel Prize … ›

Spending, choice, and coercion

Author: Timothy Sandefur A reader commenting on yesterday’s post about our lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare asked an interesting question, the answer to which can help illuminate the limits … ›

Bringing fresh eyes to California air regulation

Author:  Damien M. Schiff A year ago June, PLF filed a lawsuit on behalf of a coalition of California construction and transportation businesses challenging the outdated appointments of members of … ›

Press conference: state fines businessman for selling "worm poop" fertilizer

WHEN: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 2:00 p.m. PDT. WHERE: California State Capitol, West Steps, Sacramento. WHO: George Hahn, entrepreneur from Cardiff by the Sea, CA, and inventor of Worm Gold, … ›

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9th Circuit declines to rehear National Parks & Conservation Assoc. v. BLM (Kaiser Eagle Mountain case)

Author: Brandon Middleton Yesterday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to reconsider its November 2009 decision in National Parks & Conservation Assoc. v. Bureau of Land Management (available here), … ›

Bad news for the economy: EPA refuses review of CO2 "endangerment" finding

Author: Ted Hadzi-Antich On July 28, 2010, EPA denied the petition by Pacific Legal Foundation to reconsider the agency's "endangerment" finding under the Clean Air Act, a finding that lays the … ›

Unheeded words of wisdom

Author: Timothy Sandefur In a recent blog post I mentioned that liberals, no less than conservatives, ought to be very wary of expanding government power under the commerce clause. It … ›

Are all health care mandates created equally?

Author: Luke A. Wake The federal government has only those powers specifically enumerated in the Constitution. The Constitution allows the federal government to regulate interstate commerce, including both economic activities … ›

California court rulings for Coastal Commission favor costly permiting process

Author:  Paul Beard Imagine this scenario:  Your city grants you a permit to build on your land.  The permit is appealed—say, by some disgruntled neighbor—to a state land-use agency with limited authority … ›

There's no such thing as a free birthday cake

Authors: Lana Harfoush & Anne-Marie Dao Saturday marks what would have been Milton Friedman’s 98th birthday. What gift would you give a man of so many achievements? A Nobel Prize … ›

Spending, choice, and coercion

Author: Timothy Sandefur A reader commenting on yesterday’s post about our lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare asked an interesting question, the answer to which can help illuminate the limits … ›

Bringing fresh eyes to California air regulation

Author:  Damien M. Schiff A year ago June, PLF filed a lawsuit on behalf of a coalition of California construction and transportation businesses challenging the outdated appointments of members of … ›

Press conference: state fines businessman for selling "worm poop" fertilizer

WHEN: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 2:00 p.m. PDT. WHERE: California State Capitol, West Steps, Sacramento. WHO: George Hahn, entrepreneur from Cardiff by the Sea, CA, and inventor of Worm Gold, … ›

9th Circuit declines to rehear National Parks & Conservation Assoc. v. BLM (Kaiser Eagle Mountain case)

Author: Brandon Middleton Yesterday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to reconsider its November 2009 decision in National Parks & Conservation Assoc. v. Bureau of Land Management (available here), … ›

Bad news for the economy: EPA refuses review of CO2 "endangerment" finding

Author: Ted Hadzi-Antich On July 28, 2010, EPA denied the petition by Pacific Legal Foundation to reconsider the agency's "endangerment" finding under the Clean Air Act, a finding that lays the … ›

Unheeded words of wisdom

Author: Timothy Sandefur In a recent blog post I mentioned that liberals, no less than conservatives, ought to be very wary of expanding government power under the commerce clause. It … ›

Are all health care mandates created equally?

Author: Luke A. Wake The federal government has only those powers specifically enumerated in the Constitution. The Constitution allows the federal government to regulate interstate commerce, including both economic activities … ›

California court rulings for Coastal Commission favor costly permiting process

Author:  Paul Beard Imagine this scenario:  Your city grants you a permit to build on your land.  The permit is appealed—say, by some disgruntled neighbor—to a state land-use agency with limited authority … ›

There's no such thing as a free birthday cake

Authors: Lana Harfoush & Anne-Marie Dao Saturday marks what would have been Milton Friedman’s 98th birthday. What gift would you give a man of so many achievements? A Nobel Prize … ›

Spending, choice, and coercion

Author: Timothy Sandefur A reader commenting on yesterday’s post about our lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of ObamaCare asked an interesting question, the answer to which can help illuminate the limits … ›

Bringing fresh eyes to California air regulation

Author:  Damien M. Schiff A year ago June, PLF filed a lawsuit on behalf of a coalition of California construction and transportation businesses challenging the outdated appointments of members of … ›

Press conference: state fines businessman for selling "worm poop" fertilizer

WHEN: Thursday, July 29, 2010, 2:00 p.m. PDT. WHERE: California State Capitol, West Steps, Sacramento. WHO: George Hahn, entrepreneur from Cardiff by the Sea, CA, and inventor of Worm Gold, … ›