New York rent control headed for Supreme Court?

Of all the failed policies of Progressive-era politics, none is more egregious than rent control.  And nowhere is the failure of rent control more obvious than in New York City, … ›

Court says beluga whale is endangered, despite steady population estimates

A federal court in Washington, D.C. recently upheld the National Marine Fisheries Service’s decision to list beluga whales in Cook Inlet as an endangered species, even though recent surveys show … ›

When regulatory creep leads to permitting inertia

From the Washington Examiner: Anybody who wonders why the U.S. economy continues to stagger along with 9 percent unemployment and an anemic 2 percent quarterly growth rate need look no … ›

Justice O'Connor Beijing property rights video available

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor gave a 20-minute video presentation on October 14 when she accepted the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize that was awarded in Beijing at the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights … ›

Sackett: Big Trouble in Idaho

In 2005 Mike and Chantell Sackett purchased a vacant lot in a fully built-out portion of property along the shores of Priest Lake, in northern Idaho, with the ideas of … ›

Do environmental concerns justify snooping and trespassing?

Check out our new Coastal Guardian to learn about the amicus brief we filed in Norris v. Witter, a case in which the Court of Appeal found that defendants who … ›

PLF fights the EPA to protect a couple’s dream

Mike and Chantell Sackett are being treated as criminals by EPA regulators who contend their vacant lot in northern Idaho is a “jurisdictional wetland,” and the gravel fill they placed … ›

Who can sue to protect a beetle?

An interesting decision on the federal doctrine of standing came out last week from the District of Colorado.  Senior Judge John L. Kane ruled in WildEarth Guardians v. Salazar that … ›

ESA dispute avoided, thanks in part to Army's purchase of mitigation credits

The San Antonio Express-News summarizes a land deal that will allow military training exercises at Camp Bullis in Texas to go forward: An intricate land deal has been completed that … ›

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New York rent control headed for Supreme Court?

Of all the failed policies of Progressive-era politics, none is more egregious than rent control.  And nowhere is the failure of rent control more obvious than in New York City, … ›

Court says beluga whale is endangered, despite steady population estimates

A federal court in Washington, D.C. recently upheld the National Marine Fisheries Service’s decision to list beluga whales in Cook Inlet as an endangered species, even though recent surveys show … ›

When regulatory creep leads to permitting inertia

From the Washington Examiner: Anybody who wonders why the U.S. economy continues to stagger along with 9 percent unemployment and an anemic 2 percent quarterly growth rate need look no … ›

Justice O'Connor Beijing property rights video available

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor gave a 20-minute video presentation on October 14 when she accepted the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize that was awarded in Beijing at the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights … ›

Sackett: Big Trouble in Idaho

In 2005 Mike and Chantell Sackett purchased a vacant lot in a fully built-out portion of property along the shores of Priest Lake, in northern Idaho, with the ideas of … ›

Do environmental concerns justify snooping and trespassing?

Check out our new Coastal Guardian to learn about the amicus brief we filed in Norris v. Witter, a case in which the Court of Appeal found that defendants who … ›

PLF fights the EPA to protect a couple’s dream

Mike and Chantell Sackett are being treated as criminals by EPA regulators who contend their vacant lot in northern Idaho is a “jurisdictional wetland,” and the gravel fill they placed … ›

Who can sue to protect a beetle?

An interesting decision on the federal doctrine of standing came out last week from the District of Colorado.  Senior Judge John L. Kane ruled in WildEarth Guardians v. Salazar that … ›

ESA dispute avoided, thanks in part to Army's purchase of mitigation credits

The San Antonio Express-News summarizes a land deal that will allow military training exercises at Camp Bullis in Texas to go forward: An intricate land deal has been completed that … ›

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New York rent control headed for Supreme Court?

Of all the failed policies of Progressive-era politics, none is more egregious than rent control.  And nowhere is the failure of rent control more obvious than in New York City, … ›

Court says beluga whale is endangered, despite steady population estimates

A federal court in Washington, D.C. recently upheld the National Marine Fisheries Service’s decision to list beluga whales in Cook Inlet as an endangered species, even though recent surveys show … ›

When regulatory creep leads to permitting inertia

From the Washington Examiner: Anybody who wonders why the U.S. economy continues to stagger along with 9 percent unemployment and an anemic 2 percent quarterly growth rate need look no … ›

Justice O'Connor Beijing property rights video available

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor gave a 20-minute video presentation on October 14 when she accepted the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize that was awarded in Beijing at the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights … ›

Sackett: Big Trouble in Idaho

In 2005 Mike and Chantell Sackett purchased a vacant lot in a fully built-out portion of property along the shores of Priest Lake, in northern Idaho, with the ideas of … ›

Do environmental concerns justify snooping and trespassing?

Check out our new Coastal Guardian to learn about the amicus brief we filed in Norris v. Witter, a case in which the Court of Appeal found that defendants who … ›

PLF fights the EPA to protect a couple’s dream

Mike and Chantell Sackett are being treated as criminals by EPA regulators who contend their vacant lot in northern Idaho is a “jurisdictional wetland,” and the gravel fill they placed … ›

Who can sue to protect a beetle?

An interesting decision on the federal doctrine of standing came out last week from the District of Colorado.  Senior Judge John L. Kane ruled in WildEarth Guardians v. Salazar that … ›

ESA dispute avoided, thanks in part to Army's purchase of mitigation credits

The San Antonio Express-News summarizes a land deal that will allow military training exercises at Camp Bullis in Texas to go forward: An intricate land deal has been completed that … ›

New York rent control headed for Supreme Court?

Of all the failed policies of Progressive-era politics, none is more egregious than rent control.  And nowhere is the failure of rent control more obvious than in New York City, … ›

Court says beluga whale is endangered, despite steady population estimates

A federal court in Washington, D.C. recently upheld the National Marine Fisheries Service’s decision to list beluga whales in Cook Inlet as an endangered species, even though recent surveys show … ›

When regulatory creep leads to permitting inertia

From the Washington Examiner: Anybody who wonders why the U.S. economy continues to stagger along with 9 percent unemployment and an anemic 2 percent quarterly growth rate need look no … ›

Justice O'Connor Beijing property rights video available

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor gave a 20-minute video presentation on October 14 when she accepted the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize that was awarded in Beijing at the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights … ›

Sackett: Big Trouble in Idaho

In 2005 Mike and Chantell Sackett purchased a vacant lot in a fully built-out portion of property along the shores of Priest Lake, in northern Idaho, with the ideas of … ›

Do environmental concerns justify snooping and trespassing?

Check out our new Coastal Guardian to learn about the amicus brief we filed in Norris v. Witter, a case in which the Court of Appeal found that defendants who … ›

PLF fights the EPA to protect a couple’s dream

Mike and Chantell Sackett are being treated as criminals by EPA regulators who contend their vacant lot in northern Idaho is a “jurisdictional wetland,” and the gravel fill they placed … ›

Who can sue to protect a beetle?

An interesting decision on the federal doctrine of standing came out last week from the District of Colorado.  Senior Judge John L. Kane ruled in WildEarth Guardians v. Salazar that … ›

ESA dispute avoided, thanks in part to Army's purchase of mitigation credits

The San Antonio Express-News summarizes a land deal that will allow military training exercises at Camp Bullis in Texas to go forward: An intricate land deal has been completed that … ›