President’s weekly report — May 31, 2013

This week is the calm before the storm of filings next week (and who knows what decisions!). Environmental Law – Judicial Review On Wednesday, PLF filed an amicus brief in … ›

PLF sues feds over ESA petition in the Southwest

Today attorneys with Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) filed a complaint against Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and other federal authorities because they failed to respond to PLF’s petition to reclassify five … ›

Endangered species regulation and pretext

Pacific Legal Foundation successfully sued the Fish and Wildlife Service last year to force the agency to act on a petition to delist the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle, which has … ›

How government stifles our innovators

Last month, I gave the David Saurman Provocative Lecture at San Jose State University, about how licensing restrictions, and particularly CON laws, bar innovation and entrepreneurship. I focused in particular … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur on A&G to talk about California's unfair Unfair Competition Law

I’ll be joining Armstrong & Getty in about five minutes to talk about California’s absurd Unfair Competition Law–and why you can get sued for faking a movie review. You can listen … ›

Conservative environmentalism and the data-driven life

Professor Shi-Ling Hsu of the Florida State University College of Law has posted the essay A Conservative Approach to Environmental Law: Be Data Driven.  His thesis is that conservatives can … ›

Breaking: government conspired to deprive Nevada rancher of property rights

Nevada rancher E. Wayne Hage has been fighting the federal government for decades over his historical rights to water livestock, irrigate his ranch, and use water for domestic purposes. In … ›

An evening with C.J. Box

This June, PLF is hosting two free events featuring New York Times best-selling author C.J. Box. Box’s new thriller, Breaking Point, was inspired by the plight of Pacific Legal Foundation’s … ›

Ninth Circuit not razzle-dazzled by "sue and settle"

Last month, the Ninth Circuit declared invalid a settlement between environmental groups and federal agencies that would have altered regulatory requirements without going through the formal, and public, rule-making process. … ›

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President’s weekly report — May 31, 2013

This week is the calm before the storm of filings next week (and who knows what decisions!). Environmental Law – Judicial Review On Wednesday, PLF filed an amicus brief in … ›

PLF sues feds over ESA petition in the Southwest

Today attorneys with Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) filed a complaint against Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and other federal authorities because they failed to respond to PLF’s petition to reclassify five … ›

Endangered species regulation and pretext

Pacific Legal Foundation successfully sued the Fish and Wildlife Service last year to force the agency to act on a petition to delist the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle, which has … ›

How government stifles our innovators

Last month, I gave the David Saurman Provocative Lecture at San Jose State University, about how licensing restrictions, and particularly CON laws, bar innovation and entrepreneurship. I focused in particular … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur on A&G to talk about California's unfair Unfair Competition Law

I’ll be joining Armstrong & Getty in about five minutes to talk about California’s absurd Unfair Competition Law–and why you can get sued for faking a movie review. You can listen … ›

Conservative environmentalism and the data-driven life

Professor Shi-Ling Hsu of the Florida State University College of Law has posted the essay A Conservative Approach to Environmental Law: Be Data Driven.  His thesis is that conservatives can … ›

Breaking: government conspired to deprive Nevada rancher of property rights

Nevada rancher E. Wayne Hage has been fighting the federal government for decades over his historical rights to water livestock, irrigate his ranch, and use water for domestic purposes. In … ›

An evening with C.J. Box

This June, PLF is hosting two free events featuring New York Times best-selling author C.J. Box. Box’s new thriller, Breaking Point, was inspired by the plight of Pacific Legal Foundation’s … ›

Ninth Circuit not razzle-dazzled by "sue and settle"

Last month, the Ninth Circuit declared invalid a settlement between environmental groups and federal agencies that would have altered regulatory requirements without going through the formal, and public, rule-making process. … ›

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President’s weekly report — May 31, 2013

This week is the calm before the storm of filings next week (and who knows what decisions!). Environmental Law – Judicial Review On Wednesday, PLF filed an amicus brief in … ›

PLF sues feds over ESA petition in the Southwest

Today attorneys with Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) filed a complaint against Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and other federal authorities because they failed to respond to PLF’s petition to reclassify five … ›

Endangered species regulation and pretext

Pacific Legal Foundation successfully sued the Fish and Wildlife Service last year to force the agency to act on a petition to delist the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle, which has … ›

How government stifles our innovators

Last month, I gave the David Saurman Provocative Lecture at San Jose State University, about how licensing restrictions, and particularly CON laws, bar innovation and entrepreneurship. I focused in particular … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur on A&G to talk about California's unfair Unfair Competition Law

I’ll be joining Armstrong & Getty in about five minutes to talk about California’s absurd Unfair Competition Law–and why you can get sued for faking a movie review. You can listen … ›

Conservative environmentalism and the data-driven life

Professor Shi-Ling Hsu of the Florida State University College of Law has posted the essay A Conservative Approach to Environmental Law: Be Data Driven.  His thesis is that conservatives can … ›

Breaking: government conspired to deprive Nevada rancher of property rights

Nevada rancher E. Wayne Hage has been fighting the federal government for decades over his historical rights to water livestock, irrigate his ranch, and use water for domestic purposes. In … ›

An evening with C.J. Box

This June, PLF is hosting two free events featuring New York Times best-selling author C.J. Box. Box’s new thriller, Breaking Point, was inspired by the plight of Pacific Legal Foundation’s … ›

Ninth Circuit not razzle-dazzled by "sue and settle"

Last month, the Ninth Circuit declared invalid a settlement between environmental groups and federal agencies that would have altered regulatory requirements without going through the formal, and public, rule-making process. … ›

President’s weekly report — May 31, 2013

This week is the calm before the storm of filings next week (and who knows what decisions!). Environmental Law – Judicial Review On Wednesday, PLF filed an amicus brief in … ›

PLF sues feds over ESA petition in the Southwest

Today attorneys with Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) filed a complaint against Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and other federal authorities because they failed to respond to PLF’s petition to reclassify five … ›

Endangered species regulation and pretext

Pacific Legal Foundation successfully sued the Fish and Wildlife Service last year to force the agency to act on a petition to delist the Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle, which has … ›

How government stifles our innovators

Last month, I gave the David Saurman Provocative Lecture at San Jose State University, about how licensing restrictions, and particularly CON laws, bar innovation and entrepreneurship. I focused in particular … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur on A&G to talk about California's unfair Unfair Competition Law

I’ll be joining Armstrong & Getty in about five minutes to talk about California’s absurd Unfair Competition Law–and why you can get sued for faking a movie review. You can listen … ›

Conservative environmentalism and the data-driven life

Professor Shi-Ling Hsu of the Florida State University College of Law has posted the essay A Conservative Approach to Environmental Law: Be Data Driven.  His thesis is that conservatives can … ›

Breaking: government conspired to deprive Nevada rancher of property rights

Nevada rancher E. Wayne Hage has been fighting the federal government for decades over his historical rights to water livestock, irrigate his ranch, and use water for domestic purposes. In … ›

An evening with C.J. Box

This June, PLF is hosting two free events featuring New York Times best-selling author C.J. Box. Box’s new thriller, Breaking Point, was inspired by the plight of Pacific Legal Foundation’s … ›

Ninth Circuit not razzle-dazzled by "sue and settle"

Last month, the Ninth Circuit declared invalid a settlement between environmental groups and federal agencies that would have altered regulatory requirements without going through the formal, and public, rule-making process. … ›