President's weekly report — February 28, 2014

Water Rights — The Public Trust Doctrine and The Blob In 1958 American audiences first saw Steve McQueen as a teenager trying to save his town from The Blob, the ever-expanding … ›

Compelled union dues are compelled speech

The United States Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Harris v. Quinn, an important compelled-speech case. This case challenges Illinois’ classification as “state employees” of all home health-care workers … ›

Does “diversity” require race-based recruiting in college basketball?

There are many factors that college basketball coaches consider when making recruitment decisions.  These may include how well an athlete can shoot, dribble, pass, rebound, as well as how the athlete … ›

Global warming: an excuse for unlimited bureaucracy?

I talked this morning with Armstrong & Getty about Monday’s Supreme Court arguments in the greenhouse gases case. If you missed it, you can listen here. You can learn more … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur teaches at "Stossel U"

If you missed my appearance on John Stossel’s show the other day, you can watch it here. (By the way, the “liberal college” I attended is Chaffey Community College in … ›

The public trust doctrine and groundwater

This week, Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief in Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control Board.  The brief, filed on behalf of the California Farm Bureau Federation, addresses … ›

Let's stop abusing government this week!

The House of Representatives has officially designated this week as “Stop Government Abuse Week.”  Well, it’s about time!  For too long the government has been abused by its citizens who … ›

Another arbitration showdown?

Adults have a constitutional right to freely enter into contracts, such as sales or employment contracts where the parties agree to resolve their disputes by arbitration.  The United States Supreme … ›

PLF notches another ESA delisting

Today, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it will finally propose to remove two plant species from the Endangered Species Act’s protections, 20 years after originally determining … ›

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President's weekly report — February 28, 2014

Water Rights — The Public Trust Doctrine and The Blob In 1958 American audiences first saw Steve McQueen as a teenager trying to save his town from The Blob, the ever-expanding … ›

Compelled union dues are compelled speech

The United States Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Harris v. Quinn, an important compelled-speech case. This case challenges Illinois’ classification as “state employees” of all home health-care workers … ›

Does “diversity” require race-based recruiting in college basketball?

There are many factors that college basketball coaches consider when making recruitment decisions.  These may include how well an athlete can shoot, dribble, pass, rebound, as well as how the athlete … ›

Global warming: an excuse for unlimited bureaucracy?

I talked this morning with Armstrong & Getty about Monday’s Supreme Court arguments in the greenhouse gases case. If you missed it, you can listen here. You can learn more … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur teaches at "Stossel U"

If you missed my appearance on John Stossel’s show the other day, you can watch it here. (By the way, the “liberal college” I attended is Chaffey Community College in … ›

The public trust doctrine and groundwater

This week, Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief in Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control Board.  The brief, filed on behalf of the California Farm Bureau Federation, addresses … ›

Let's stop abusing government this week!

The House of Representatives has officially designated this week as “Stop Government Abuse Week.”  Well, it’s about time!  For too long the government has been abused by its citizens who … ›

Another arbitration showdown?

Adults have a constitutional right to freely enter into contracts, such as sales or employment contracts where the parties agree to resolve their disputes by arbitration.  The United States Supreme … ›

PLF notches another ESA delisting

Today, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it will finally propose to remove two plant species from the Endangered Species Act’s protections, 20 years after originally determining … ›

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President's weekly report — February 28, 2014

Water Rights — The Public Trust Doctrine and The Blob In 1958 American audiences first saw Steve McQueen as a teenager trying to save his town from The Blob, the ever-expanding … ›

Compelled union dues are compelled speech

The United States Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Harris v. Quinn, an important compelled-speech case. This case challenges Illinois’ classification as “state employees” of all home health-care workers … ›

Does “diversity” require race-based recruiting in college basketball?

There are many factors that college basketball coaches consider when making recruitment decisions.  These may include how well an athlete can shoot, dribble, pass, rebound, as well as how the athlete … ›

Global warming: an excuse for unlimited bureaucracy?

I talked this morning with Armstrong & Getty about Monday’s Supreme Court arguments in the greenhouse gases case. If you missed it, you can listen here. You can learn more … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur teaches at "Stossel U"

If you missed my appearance on John Stossel’s show the other day, you can watch it here. (By the way, the “liberal college” I attended is Chaffey Community College in … ›

The public trust doctrine and groundwater

This week, Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief in Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control Board.  The brief, filed on behalf of the California Farm Bureau Federation, addresses … ›

Let's stop abusing government this week!

The House of Representatives has officially designated this week as “Stop Government Abuse Week.”  Well, it’s about time!  For too long the government has been abused by its citizens who … ›

Another arbitration showdown?

Adults have a constitutional right to freely enter into contracts, such as sales or employment contracts where the parties agree to resolve their disputes by arbitration.  The United States Supreme … ›

PLF notches another ESA delisting

Today, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it will finally propose to remove two plant species from the Endangered Species Act’s protections, 20 years after originally determining … ›

President's weekly report — February 28, 2014

Water Rights — The Public Trust Doctrine and The Blob In 1958 American audiences first saw Steve McQueen as a teenager trying to save his town from The Blob, the ever-expanding … ›

Compelled union dues are compelled speech

The United States Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Harris v. Quinn, an important compelled-speech case. This case challenges Illinois’ classification as “state employees” of all home health-care workers … ›

Does “diversity” require race-based recruiting in college basketball?

There are many factors that college basketball coaches consider when making recruitment decisions.  These may include how well an athlete can shoot, dribble, pass, rebound, as well as how the athlete … ›

Global warming: an excuse for unlimited bureaucracy?

I talked this morning with Armstrong & Getty about Monday’s Supreme Court arguments in the greenhouse gases case. If you missed it, you can listen here. You can learn more … ›

PLF's Timothy Sandefur teaches at "Stossel U"

If you missed my appearance on John Stossel’s show the other day, you can watch it here. (By the way, the “liberal college” I attended is Chaffey Community College in … ›

The public trust doctrine and groundwater

This week, Pacific Legal Foundation filed an amicus brief in Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control Board.  The brief, filed on behalf of the California Farm Bureau Federation, addresses … ›

Let's stop abusing government this week!

The House of Representatives has officially designated this week as “Stop Government Abuse Week.”  Well, it’s about time!  For too long the government has been abused by its citizens who … ›

Another arbitration showdown?

Adults have a constitutional right to freely enter into contracts, such as sales or employment contracts where the parties agree to resolve their disputes by arbitration.  The United States Supreme … ›

PLF notches another ESA delisting

Today, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it will finally propose to remove two plant species from the Endangered Species Act’s protections, 20 years after originally determining … ›