President's weekly report — March 29, 2013

Individual Rights — School Choice Victory We had a nice victory from the Indiana Supreme Court when it upheld in Meredith v. Pence that state’s school choice program. As we’ve … ›

California displaces Pennsylvania as worst state for civil justice

After a reign of two years, Pennsylvania has given up its crown.  California now claims the woeful title of worst place for civil justice in the nation.  This critique may be … ›

PLF sues fish and wildlife service to compel it to do its job

This week, PLF filed suit against the United States Fish & Wildlife Service, after the Service delayed delisting two species, and down-listing another, for more than five years.   The Service … ›

Freedom in the 50 states

The Mercatus Center’s annual report tracking freedom in the states has just been released. Unsurprisingly, California ranks near the bottom. California not only taxes and regulates its economy more than … ›

Does the right to procedural fairness end with class action certification?

Today, PLF submitted an amicus brief in the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n – a case which asks whether plaintiffs can make an end run … ›

PLF’s Jim Burling talks with John Stossel tonight

PLF’s Director of Litigation, Jim Burling, will be a guest on Stossel tonight at 6pm Pacific, 9 Eastern, on the Fox Business Network. He’ll be discussing “Green Tyranny”—how environmental restrictions … ›

California Legislature considering granting more powers to Coastal Commission

The California Legislature is considering two bills that would grant the California Coastal Commission—already perhaps the Nation’s most powerful land-use agency—even more power over property owners. Assemblyman (and ex-Coastal Commissioner) … ›

Cert sought in global warming nuisance case

In Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp., the Ninth Circuit held that the Clean Air Act displaces any otherwise existing federal law of public nuisance.  (PLF filed an amicus … ›

Kentucky decides not to repeal—so the lawsuit proceeds

The Kentucky legislature adjourned today without taking up a bill to repeal that state’s anti-competitive licensing law for moving companies. Although the bill made it through the Senate, existing moving … ›

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President's weekly report — March 29, 2013

Individual Rights — School Choice Victory We had a nice victory from the Indiana Supreme Court when it upheld in Meredith v. Pence that state’s school choice program. As we’ve … ›

California displaces Pennsylvania as worst state for civil justice

After a reign of two years, Pennsylvania has given up its crown.  California now claims the woeful title of worst place for civil justice in the nation.  This critique may be … ›

PLF sues fish and wildlife service to compel it to do its job

This week, PLF filed suit against the United States Fish & Wildlife Service, after the Service delayed delisting two species, and down-listing another, for more than five years.   The Service … ›

Freedom in the 50 states

The Mercatus Center’s annual report tracking freedom in the states has just been released. Unsurprisingly, California ranks near the bottom. California not only taxes and regulates its economy more than … ›

Does the right to procedural fairness end with class action certification?

Today, PLF submitted an amicus brief in the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n – a case which asks whether plaintiffs can make an end run … ›

PLF’s Jim Burling talks with John Stossel tonight

PLF’s Director of Litigation, Jim Burling, will be a guest on Stossel tonight at 6pm Pacific, 9 Eastern, on the Fox Business Network. He’ll be discussing “Green Tyranny”—how environmental restrictions … ›

California Legislature considering granting more powers to Coastal Commission

The California Legislature is considering two bills that would grant the California Coastal Commission—already perhaps the Nation’s most powerful land-use agency—even more power over property owners. Assemblyman (and ex-Coastal Commissioner) … ›

Cert sought in global warming nuisance case

In Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp., the Ninth Circuit held that the Clean Air Act displaces any otherwise existing federal law of public nuisance.  (PLF filed an amicus … ›

Kentucky decides not to repeal—so the lawsuit proceeds

The Kentucky legislature adjourned today without taking up a bill to repeal that state’s anti-competitive licensing law for moving companies. Although the bill made it through the Senate, existing moving … ›

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President's weekly report — March 29, 2013

Individual Rights — School Choice Victory We had a nice victory from the Indiana Supreme Court when it upheld in Meredith v. Pence that state’s school choice program. As we’ve … ›

California displaces Pennsylvania as worst state for civil justice

After a reign of two years, Pennsylvania has given up its crown.  California now claims the woeful title of worst place for civil justice in the nation.  This critique may be … ›

PLF sues fish and wildlife service to compel it to do its job

This week, PLF filed suit against the United States Fish & Wildlife Service, after the Service delayed delisting two species, and down-listing another, for more than five years.   The Service … ›

Freedom in the 50 states

The Mercatus Center’s annual report tracking freedom in the states has just been released. Unsurprisingly, California ranks near the bottom. California not only taxes and regulates its economy more than … ›

Does the right to procedural fairness end with class action certification?

Today, PLF submitted an amicus brief in the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n – a case which asks whether plaintiffs can make an end run … ›

PLF’s Jim Burling talks with John Stossel tonight

PLF’s Director of Litigation, Jim Burling, will be a guest on Stossel tonight at 6pm Pacific, 9 Eastern, on the Fox Business Network. He’ll be discussing “Green Tyranny”—how environmental restrictions … ›

California Legislature considering granting more powers to Coastal Commission

The California Legislature is considering two bills that would grant the California Coastal Commission—already perhaps the Nation’s most powerful land-use agency—even more power over property owners. Assemblyman (and ex-Coastal Commissioner) … ›

Cert sought in global warming nuisance case

In Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp., the Ninth Circuit held that the Clean Air Act displaces any otherwise existing federal law of public nuisance.  (PLF filed an amicus … ›

Kentucky decides not to repeal—so the lawsuit proceeds

The Kentucky legislature adjourned today without taking up a bill to repeal that state’s anti-competitive licensing law for moving companies. Although the bill made it through the Senate, existing moving … ›

President's weekly report — March 29, 2013

Individual Rights — School Choice Victory We had a nice victory from the Indiana Supreme Court when it upheld in Meredith v. Pence that state’s school choice program. As we’ve … ›

California displaces Pennsylvania as worst state for civil justice

After a reign of two years, Pennsylvania has given up its crown.  California now claims the woeful title of worst place for civil justice in the nation.  This critique may be … ›

PLF sues fish and wildlife service to compel it to do its job

This week, PLF filed suit against the United States Fish & Wildlife Service, after the Service delayed delisting two species, and down-listing another, for more than five years.   The Service … ›

Freedom in the 50 states

The Mercatus Center’s annual report tracking freedom in the states has just been released. Unsurprisingly, California ranks near the bottom. California not only taxes and regulates its economy more than … ›

Does the right to procedural fairness end with class action certification?

Today, PLF submitted an amicus brief in the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n – a case which asks whether plaintiffs can make an end run … ›

PLF’s Jim Burling talks with John Stossel tonight

PLF’s Director of Litigation, Jim Burling, will be a guest on Stossel tonight at 6pm Pacific, 9 Eastern, on the Fox Business Network. He’ll be discussing “Green Tyranny”—how environmental restrictions … ›

California Legislature considering granting more powers to Coastal Commission

The California Legislature is considering two bills that would grant the California Coastal Commission—already perhaps the Nation’s most powerful land-use agency—even more power over property owners. Assemblyman (and ex-Coastal Commissioner) … ›

Cert sought in global warming nuisance case

In Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp., the Ninth Circuit held that the Clean Air Act displaces any otherwise existing federal law of public nuisance.  (PLF filed an amicus … ›

Kentucky decides not to repeal—so the lawsuit proceeds

The Kentucky legislature adjourned today without taking up a bill to repeal that state’s anti-competitive licensing law for moving companies. Although the bill made it through the Senate, existing moving … ›