President's Weekly Update — September 28, 2012

It’s been another busy week.  Let’s jump right to the cases. Economic Liberty Project — Freedom of Contract We filed our amicus brief in Sanchez v. Valencia Holdings in the … ›

The Euclidean Theory of constitutional interpretation

Some important insights are so clear and free of qualification that after their discovery they seem too obvious to have been disputed.  Think of “the earth is round” or “objects … ›

Connect the dots, la-la-la-la

This article in The Examiner reminded me of Pee Wee’s “Connect the Dots” jingle from my youth.  The article is a puff piece for the American Education Research Association’s amicus … ›

Sackett and Constitution Day

Last week,  I spoke on a panel at Cato’s annual Constitution Day conference.  The panel’s focus was the Supreme Court’s recently completed term, viewed from a property rights perspective.  I … ›

Decision stands in sage grouse case

Last February, Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill sustained the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s finding that listing the sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act was warranted, but … ›

Florida town council targets property owners for regulatory taking (or bankruptcy)

Simone and Lyder Johnson intimately know why individuals need steadfast protection against government power. Their case, which they won at the trial level, will soon be heard by the Florida … ›

More analysis on Kivalina

Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of the Native Village of Kivalina’s tort damages claim against a large collection of the country’s major energy producers.  … ›

Will freedom of contract survive in the California Supreme Court?

Gil Sanchez bought a used Mercedes for $54,000.  He signed a standard sales contract used by dealerships throughout California, that he did not read.  If he had read it, he … ›

PLF's brief in Fisher called "most persuasive overall"

The Weekly Standard ran an article this week on the twenty or so briefs that were filed on behalf of Abigail Fisher in her challenge to the University of Texas’s … ›

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President's Weekly Update — September 28, 2012

It’s been another busy week.  Let’s jump right to the cases. Economic Liberty Project — Freedom of Contract We filed our amicus brief in Sanchez v. Valencia Holdings in the … ›

The Euclidean Theory of constitutional interpretation

Some important insights are so clear and free of qualification that after their discovery they seem too obvious to have been disputed.  Think of “the earth is round” or “objects … ›

Connect the dots, la-la-la-la

This article in The Examiner reminded me of Pee Wee’s “Connect the Dots” jingle from my youth.  The article is a puff piece for the American Education Research Association’s amicus … ›

Sackett and Constitution Day

Last week,  I spoke on a panel at Cato’s annual Constitution Day conference.  The panel’s focus was the Supreme Court’s recently completed term, viewed from a property rights perspective.  I … ›

Decision stands in sage grouse case

Last February, Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill sustained the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s finding that listing the sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act was warranted, but … ›

Florida town council targets property owners for regulatory taking (or bankruptcy)

Simone and Lyder Johnson intimately know why individuals need steadfast protection against government power. Their case, which they won at the trial level, will soon be heard by the Florida … ›

More analysis on Kivalina

Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of the Native Village of Kivalina’s tort damages claim against a large collection of the country’s major energy producers.  … ›

Will freedom of contract survive in the California Supreme Court?

Gil Sanchez bought a used Mercedes for $54,000.  He signed a standard sales contract used by dealerships throughout California, that he did not read.  If he had read it, he … ›

PLF's brief in Fisher called "most persuasive overall"

The Weekly Standard ran an article this week on the twenty or so briefs that were filed on behalf of Abigail Fisher in her challenge to the University of Texas’s … ›

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President's Weekly Update — September 28, 2012

It’s been another busy week.  Let’s jump right to the cases. Economic Liberty Project — Freedom of Contract We filed our amicus brief in Sanchez v. Valencia Holdings in the … ›

The Euclidean Theory of constitutional interpretation

Some important insights are so clear and free of qualification that after their discovery they seem too obvious to have been disputed.  Think of “the earth is round” or “objects … ›

Connect the dots, la-la-la-la

This article in The Examiner reminded me of Pee Wee’s “Connect the Dots” jingle from my youth.  The article is a puff piece for the American Education Research Association’s amicus … ›

Sackett and Constitution Day

Last week,  I spoke on a panel at Cato’s annual Constitution Day conference.  The panel’s focus was the Supreme Court’s recently completed term, viewed from a property rights perspective.  I … ›

Decision stands in sage grouse case

Last February, Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill sustained the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s finding that listing the sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act was warranted, but … ›

Florida town council targets property owners for regulatory taking (or bankruptcy)

Simone and Lyder Johnson intimately know why individuals need steadfast protection against government power. Their case, which they won at the trial level, will soon be heard by the Florida … ›

More analysis on Kivalina

Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of the Native Village of Kivalina’s tort damages claim against a large collection of the country’s major energy producers.  … ›

Will freedom of contract survive in the California Supreme Court?

Gil Sanchez bought a used Mercedes for $54,000.  He signed a standard sales contract used by dealerships throughout California, that he did not read.  If he had read it, he … ›

PLF's brief in Fisher called "most persuasive overall"

The Weekly Standard ran an article this week on the twenty or so briefs that were filed on behalf of Abigail Fisher in her challenge to the University of Texas’s … ›

President's Weekly Update — September 28, 2012

It’s been another busy week.  Let’s jump right to the cases. Economic Liberty Project — Freedom of Contract We filed our amicus brief in Sanchez v. Valencia Holdings in the … ›

The Euclidean Theory of constitutional interpretation

Some important insights are so clear and free of qualification that after their discovery they seem too obvious to have been disputed.  Think of “the earth is round” or “objects … ›

Connect the dots, la-la-la-la

This article in The Examiner reminded me of Pee Wee’s “Connect the Dots” jingle from my youth.  The article is a puff piece for the American Education Research Association’s amicus … ›

Sackett and Constitution Day

Last week,  I spoke on a panel at Cato’s annual Constitution Day conference.  The panel’s focus was the Supreme Court’s recently completed term, viewed from a property rights perspective.  I … ›

Decision stands in sage grouse case

Last February, Chief U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill sustained the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s finding that listing the sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act was warranted, but … ›

Florida town council targets property owners for regulatory taking (or bankruptcy)

Simone and Lyder Johnson intimately know why individuals need steadfast protection against government power. Their case, which they won at the trial level, will soon be heard by the Florida … ›

More analysis on Kivalina

Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of the Native Village of Kivalina’s tort damages claim against a large collection of the country’s major energy producers.  … ›

Will freedom of contract survive in the California Supreme Court?

Gil Sanchez bought a used Mercedes for $54,000.  He signed a standard sales contract used by dealerships throughout California, that he did not read.  If he had read it, he … ›

PLF's brief in Fisher called "most persuasive overall"

The Weekly Standard ran an article this week on the twenty or so briefs that were filed on behalf of Abigail Fisher in her challenge to the University of Texas’s … ›