Paging Jack Sparrow

As I am wont to say, things are what they are, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agrees: even a ‘public interest pirate’ is still just a pirate. Judicial … ›

California supreme court to decide whether fish and game commission should correct mistakes

In December we reported on a California appellate court decision which says that when the California Fish & Game Commission erroneously lists a species under the California Endangered Species Act … ›

Court says landowner can't challenge wetlands determination!

Some decisions just leave you shaking your head.  Such as today’s decision out of the U.S. District Court in Belle Company v. Corps of Engineers. In that case, the Belle … ›

Fighting for freedom in Humboldt County

Can the government force you to give up an interest in your real property in exchange for a building permit?  That is the question PLF is litigating on behalf of … ›

PLF urges reasonable limits on tort duties

Asbestos has amazing fire-retardent and insulating properties and was used in thousands of products for decades.  As everyone now knows, asbestos also releases microscopic fibers into the air that, when … ›

Pesticide manufacturers win big against Fisheries Service

Last week, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a biological opinion of the National Marine Fisheries Service that would have significantly limited the use of various pesticides in the … ›

Kentucky takes first step to abolish anti-competitive mover licensing law

Yesterday, the Kentucky State Senate voted to approve SB 132, a bill that would repeal the anti-competitive licensing law for movers that we’re challenging in our lawsuit on behalf of … ›

PLF urges U.S. Supreme Court to take important NEPA case

PLF filed an amicus brief today in support of a petition for review in the U.S. Supreme Court to address an important issue that has been left unresolved for decades–whether … ›

Caltrans: "Disparate impact justifies racial preferences."

In my last post about our case Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter  v. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), I described how Caltrans implements the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise … ›

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Paging Jack Sparrow

As I am wont to say, things are what they are, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agrees: even a ‘public interest pirate’ is still just a pirate. Judicial … ›

California supreme court to decide whether fish and game commission should correct mistakes

In December we reported on a California appellate court decision which says that when the California Fish & Game Commission erroneously lists a species under the California Endangered Species Act … ›

Court says landowner can't challenge wetlands determination!

Some decisions just leave you shaking your head.  Such as today’s decision out of the U.S. District Court in Belle Company v. Corps of Engineers. In that case, the Belle … ›

Fighting for freedom in Humboldt County

Can the government force you to give up an interest in your real property in exchange for a building permit?  That is the question PLF is litigating on behalf of … ›

PLF urges reasonable limits on tort duties

Asbestos has amazing fire-retardent and insulating properties and was used in thousands of products for decades.  As everyone now knows, asbestos also releases microscopic fibers into the air that, when … ›

Pesticide manufacturers win big against Fisheries Service

Last week, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a biological opinion of the National Marine Fisheries Service that would have significantly limited the use of various pesticides in the … ›

Kentucky takes first step to abolish anti-competitive mover licensing law

Yesterday, the Kentucky State Senate voted to approve SB 132, a bill that would repeal the anti-competitive licensing law for movers that we’re challenging in our lawsuit on behalf of … ›

PLF urges U.S. Supreme Court to take important NEPA case

PLF filed an amicus brief today in support of a petition for review in the U.S. Supreme Court to address an important issue that has been left unresolved for decades–whether … ›

Caltrans: "Disparate impact justifies racial preferences."

In my last post about our case Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter  v. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), I described how Caltrans implements the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise … ›

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Paging Jack Sparrow

As I am wont to say, things are what they are, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agrees: even a ‘public interest pirate’ is still just a pirate. Judicial … ›

California supreme court to decide whether fish and game commission should correct mistakes

In December we reported on a California appellate court decision which says that when the California Fish & Game Commission erroneously lists a species under the California Endangered Species Act … ›

Court says landowner can't challenge wetlands determination!

Some decisions just leave you shaking your head.  Such as today’s decision out of the U.S. District Court in Belle Company v. Corps of Engineers. In that case, the Belle … ›

Fighting for freedom in Humboldt County

Can the government force you to give up an interest in your real property in exchange for a building permit?  That is the question PLF is litigating on behalf of … ›

PLF urges reasonable limits on tort duties

Asbestos has amazing fire-retardent and insulating properties and was used in thousands of products for decades.  As everyone now knows, asbestos also releases microscopic fibers into the air that, when … ›

Pesticide manufacturers win big against Fisheries Service

Last week, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a biological opinion of the National Marine Fisheries Service that would have significantly limited the use of various pesticides in the … ›

Kentucky takes first step to abolish anti-competitive mover licensing law

Yesterday, the Kentucky State Senate voted to approve SB 132, a bill that would repeal the anti-competitive licensing law for movers that we’re challenging in our lawsuit on behalf of … ›

PLF urges U.S. Supreme Court to take important NEPA case

PLF filed an amicus brief today in support of a petition for review in the U.S. Supreme Court to address an important issue that has been left unresolved for decades–whether … ›

Caltrans: "Disparate impact justifies racial preferences."

In my last post about our case Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter  v. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), I described how Caltrans implements the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise … ›

Paging Jack Sparrow

As I am wont to say, things are what they are, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agrees: even a ‘public interest pirate’ is still just a pirate. Judicial … ›

California supreme court to decide whether fish and game commission should correct mistakes

In December we reported on a California appellate court decision which says that when the California Fish & Game Commission erroneously lists a species under the California Endangered Species Act … ›

Court says landowner can't challenge wetlands determination!

Some decisions just leave you shaking your head.  Such as today’s decision out of the U.S. District Court in Belle Company v. Corps of Engineers. In that case, the Belle … ›

Fighting for freedom in Humboldt County

Can the government force you to give up an interest in your real property in exchange for a building permit?  That is the question PLF is litigating on behalf of … ›

PLF urges reasonable limits on tort duties

Asbestos has amazing fire-retardent and insulating properties and was used in thousands of products for decades.  As everyone now knows, asbestos also releases microscopic fibers into the air that, when … ›

Pesticide manufacturers win big against Fisheries Service

Last week, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a biological opinion of the National Marine Fisheries Service that would have significantly limited the use of various pesticides in the … ›

Kentucky takes first step to abolish anti-competitive mover licensing law

Yesterday, the Kentucky State Senate voted to approve SB 132, a bill that would repeal the anti-competitive licensing law for movers that we’re challenging in our lawsuit on behalf of … ›

PLF urges U.S. Supreme Court to take important NEPA case

PLF filed an amicus brief today in support of a petition for review in the U.S. Supreme Court to address an important issue that has been left unresolved for decades–whether … ›

Caltrans: "Disparate impact justifies racial preferences."

In my last post about our case Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter  v. California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), I described how Caltrans implements the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise … ›