Obamacare: leading America down Rome’s path?

The theme of this year’s Freedom Fest—at which I spoke about PLF’s ongoing legal challenge to Obamacare—was “Are we Rome?” by which was meant, is America headed down the same … ›

Missouri Supreme Court upholds freedom of contract

Janet Chochorowski rented a garden tiller from Home Depot for $25, plus an optional charge of $2.50 for a damage waiver.  She signed a contract accepting these charges, including the … ›

Milton Friedman at 101–wisdom, warnings, and hope

Today marks 101 years since Milton Friedman was born. That’s 404 quarters of economic activity, or 5,252 weekend issues of the Wall Street Journal, or 36,890 days of Dow Jones … ›

PLF challenges bureaucrats' decision to ignore Congress on Sea otter, eliminate protections for Southern California fisheries

Today, PLF filed a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to terminate Congressionally mandated protections for the Southern California marine ecosystem and fishing industries. As part of a compromise … ›

Shelby County a month later: Has the sky fallen on minority voting rights?

When the Supreme Court issued Shelby County v. Holder last month, Chicken Littles on the left almost immediately began shouting that is was “a blow to democracy,” or that it obstructs … ›

Economic liberty hanging by a thread

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to hear the case of Patterson v. City of Bellmead. The Pattersons were asking for the chance to prove their allegations that a … ›

"Californy is the place you oughta be"– if you like burdensome occupational licensing regimes, that is

Last week our friends at the Reason Foundation posted an article about occupational licensing in California.  The post reveals that the Golden State leads the nation in two troubling areas: … ›

Another court punts on the Constitution, slams courthouse doors to entrepreneurs

When regulations impinge the right to earn a living, the government’s actions are analyzed under the most deferential and unfair standard of review in our law—the rational basis “test.” Under … ›

Polar bear listing challenged in U.S. Supreme Court

It is a fundamental tenet of administrative law that an agency must explain its decisions and show that the facts support the agency’s conclusions.  This is required to avoid arbitrary … ›

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Obamacare: leading America down Rome’s path?

The theme of this year’s Freedom Fest—at which I spoke about PLF’s ongoing legal challenge to Obamacare—was “Are we Rome?” by which was meant, is America headed down the same … ›

Missouri Supreme Court upholds freedom of contract

Janet Chochorowski rented a garden tiller from Home Depot for $25, plus an optional charge of $2.50 for a damage waiver.  She signed a contract accepting these charges, including the … ›

Milton Friedman at 101–wisdom, warnings, and hope

Today marks 101 years since Milton Friedman was born. That’s 404 quarters of economic activity, or 5,252 weekend issues of the Wall Street Journal, or 36,890 days of Dow Jones … ›

PLF challenges bureaucrats' decision to ignore Congress on Sea otter, eliminate protections for Southern California fisheries

Today, PLF filed a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to terminate Congressionally mandated protections for the Southern California marine ecosystem and fishing industries. As part of a compromise … ›

Shelby County a month later: Has the sky fallen on minority voting rights?

When the Supreme Court issued Shelby County v. Holder last month, Chicken Littles on the left almost immediately began shouting that is was “a blow to democracy,” or that it obstructs … ›

Economic liberty hanging by a thread

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to hear the case of Patterson v. City of Bellmead. The Pattersons were asking for the chance to prove their allegations that a … ›

"Californy is the place you oughta be"– if you like burdensome occupational licensing regimes, that is

Last week our friends at the Reason Foundation posted an article about occupational licensing in California.  The post reveals that the Golden State leads the nation in two troubling areas: … ›

Another court punts on the Constitution, slams courthouse doors to entrepreneurs

When regulations impinge the right to earn a living, the government’s actions are analyzed under the most deferential and unfair standard of review in our law—the rational basis “test.” Under … ›

Polar bear listing challenged in U.S. Supreme Court

It is a fundamental tenet of administrative law that an agency must explain its decisions and show that the facts support the agency’s conclusions.  This is required to avoid arbitrary … ›

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Obamacare: leading America down Rome’s path?

The theme of this year’s Freedom Fest—at which I spoke about PLF’s ongoing legal challenge to Obamacare—was “Are we Rome?” by which was meant, is America headed down the same … ›

Missouri Supreme Court upholds freedom of contract

Janet Chochorowski rented a garden tiller from Home Depot for $25, plus an optional charge of $2.50 for a damage waiver.  She signed a contract accepting these charges, including the … ›

Milton Friedman at 101–wisdom, warnings, and hope

Today marks 101 years since Milton Friedman was born. That’s 404 quarters of economic activity, or 5,252 weekend issues of the Wall Street Journal, or 36,890 days of Dow Jones … ›

PLF challenges bureaucrats' decision to ignore Congress on Sea otter, eliminate protections for Southern California fisheries

Today, PLF filed a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to terminate Congressionally mandated protections for the Southern California marine ecosystem and fishing industries. As part of a compromise … ›

Shelby County a month later: Has the sky fallen on minority voting rights?

When the Supreme Court issued Shelby County v. Holder last month, Chicken Littles on the left almost immediately began shouting that is was “a blow to democracy,” or that it obstructs … ›

Economic liberty hanging by a thread

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to hear the case of Patterson v. City of Bellmead. The Pattersons were asking for the chance to prove their allegations that a … ›

"Californy is the place you oughta be"– if you like burdensome occupational licensing regimes, that is

Last week our friends at the Reason Foundation posted an article about occupational licensing in California.  The post reveals that the Golden State leads the nation in two troubling areas: … ›

Another court punts on the Constitution, slams courthouse doors to entrepreneurs

When regulations impinge the right to earn a living, the government’s actions are analyzed under the most deferential and unfair standard of review in our law—the rational basis “test.” Under … ›

Polar bear listing challenged in U.S. Supreme Court

It is a fundamental tenet of administrative law that an agency must explain its decisions and show that the facts support the agency’s conclusions.  This is required to avoid arbitrary … ›

Obamacare: leading America down Rome’s path?

The theme of this year’s Freedom Fest—at which I spoke about PLF’s ongoing legal challenge to Obamacare—was “Are we Rome?” by which was meant, is America headed down the same … ›

Missouri Supreme Court upholds freedom of contract

Janet Chochorowski rented a garden tiller from Home Depot for $25, plus an optional charge of $2.50 for a damage waiver.  She signed a contract accepting these charges, including the … ›

Milton Friedman at 101–wisdom, warnings, and hope

Today marks 101 years since Milton Friedman was born. That’s 404 quarters of economic activity, or 5,252 weekend issues of the Wall Street Journal, or 36,890 days of Dow Jones … ›

PLF challenges bureaucrats' decision to ignore Congress on Sea otter, eliminate protections for Southern California fisheries

Today, PLF filed a challenge to the Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to terminate Congressionally mandated protections for the Southern California marine ecosystem and fishing industries. As part of a compromise … ›

Shelby County a month later: Has the sky fallen on minority voting rights?

When the Supreme Court issued Shelby County v. Holder last month, Chicken Littles on the left almost immediately began shouting that is was “a blow to democracy,” or that it obstructs … ›

Economic liberty hanging by a thread

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to hear the case of Patterson v. City of Bellmead. The Pattersons were asking for the chance to prove their allegations that a … ›

"Californy is the place you oughta be"– if you like burdensome occupational licensing regimes, that is

Last week our friends at the Reason Foundation posted an article about occupational licensing in California.  The post reveals that the Golden State leads the nation in two troubling areas: … ›

Another court punts on the Constitution, slams courthouse doors to entrepreneurs

When regulations impinge the right to earn a living, the government’s actions are analyzed under the most deferential and unfair standard of review in our law—the rational basis “test.” Under … ›

Polar bear listing challenged in U.S. Supreme Court

It is a fundamental tenet of administrative law that an agency must explain its decisions and show that the facts support the agency’s conclusions.  This is required to avoid arbitrary … ›