PLF scores another Koontz victory

Today, the Florida Court of Appeal handed our client, Coy Koontz, Jr., an important victory following PLF’s U.S. Supreme Court win in this case last June. A three-judge panel of the … ›

PLF files challenge to bureaucrats' decision to ignore the law

Today, PLF filed a lawsuit on behalf of Save Crystal River, Inc., against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) for ignoring a petition to downlist the recovering West Indian … ›

The original meaning of the Origination Clause

Todd Gaziano of PLF’s new D.C. Center testified this morning to the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice about the original meaning of the Origination Clause–the provision of … ›

Private property versus public recreation: the debate continues

Earlier this month, I published a guest column about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States with Jurist, an online journal run by … ›

Has the Endangered Species Act become immune to amendment?

An animal rights group has filed a lawsuit arguing that the Endangered Species Act — which is itself constitutionally suspect — limits Congress’ powers, i.e. Congress cannot legislate on endangered species … ›

Why should a city’s taxpayers pay the salaries of union employees?

The City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA), the police officers’ union, negotiated a contract whereby the city pays full salary and overtime for six full-time and … ›

Do constitutional protections end where “professional concerns” begin?

The Constitution forbids states from interfering with certain individual rights. For instance, states aren’t allowed to censor speech or deprive people of the right to travel from one state to … ›

Forced union fees should end

The government’s days of forcing non-union members to pay union fees are likely numbered.  A few weeks ago, I discussed two pending cases challenging such fees and I explained that … ›

President's weekly report — April 25, 2014

Equality Under the Law — Victory! We had a major victory this week before the Supreme Court in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.  Justice Kennedy, writing for a plurality … ›

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PLF scores another Koontz victory

Today, the Florida Court of Appeal handed our client, Coy Koontz, Jr., an important victory following PLF’s U.S. Supreme Court win in this case last June. A three-judge panel of the … ›

PLF files challenge to bureaucrats' decision to ignore the law

Today, PLF filed a lawsuit on behalf of Save Crystal River, Inc., against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) for ignoring a petition to downlist the recovering West Indian … ›

The original meaning of the Origination Clause

Todd Gaziano of PLF’s new D.C. Center testified this morning to the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice about the original meaning of the Origination Clause–the provision of … ›

Private property versus public recreation: the debate continues

Earlier this month, I published a guest column about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States with Jurist, an online journal run by … ›

Has the Endangered Species Act become immune to amendment?

An animal rights group has filed a lawsuit arguing that the Endangered Species Act — which is itself constitutionally suspect — limits Congress’ powers, i.e. Congress cannot legislate on endangered species … ›

Why should a city’s taxpayers pay the salaries of union employees?

The City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA), the police officers’ union, negotiated a contract whereby the city pays full salary and overtime for six full-time and … ›

Do constitutional protections end where “professional concerns” begin?

The Constitution forbids states from interfering with certain individual rights. For instance, states aren’t allowed to censor speech or deprive people of the right to travel from one state to … ›

Forced union fees should end

The government’s days of forcing non-union members to pay union fees are likely numbered.  A few weeks ago, I discussed two pending cases challenging such fees and I explained that … ›

President's weekly report — April 25, 2014

Equality Under the Law — Victory! We had a major victory this week before the Supreme Court in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.  Justice Kennedy, writing for a plurality … ›

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PLF scores another Koontz victory

Today, the Florida Court of Appeal handed our client, Coy Koontz, Jr., an important victory following PLF’s U.S. Supreme Court win in this case last June. A three-judge panel of the … ›

PLF files challenge to bureaucrats' decision to ignore the law

Today, PLF filed a lawsuit on behalf of Save Crystal River, Inc., against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) for ignoring a petition to downlist the recovering West Indian … ›

The original meaning of the Origination Clause

Todd Gaziano of PLF’s new D.C. Center testified this morning to the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice about the original meaning of the Origination Clause–the provision of … ›

Private property versus public recreation: the debate continues

Earlier this month, I published a guest column about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States with Jurist, an online journal run by … ›

Has the Endangered Species Act become immune to amendment?

An animal rights group has filed a lawsuit arguing that the Endangered Species Act — which is itself constitutionally suspect — limits Congress’ powers, i.e. Congress cannot legislate on endangered species … ›

Why should a city’s taxpayers pay the salaries of union employees?

The City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA), the police officers’ union, negotiated a contract whereby the city pays full salary and overtime for six full-time and … ›

Do constitutional protections end where “professional concerns” begin?

The Constitution forbids states from interfering with certain individual rights. For instance, states aren’t allowed to censor speech or deprive people of the right to travel from one state to … ›

Forced union fees should end

The government’s days of forcing non-union members to pay union fees are likely numbered.  A few weeks ago, I discussed two pending cases challenging such fees and I explained that … ›

President's weekly report — April 25, 2014

Equality Under the Law — Victory! We had a major victory this week before the Supreme Court in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.  Justice Kennedy, writing for a plurality … ›

PLF scores another Koontz victory

Today, the Florida Court of Appeal handed our client, Coy Koontz, Jr., an important victory following PLF’s U.S. Supreme Court win in this case last June. A three-judge panel of the … ›

PLF files challenge to bureaucrats' decision to ignore the law

Today, PLF filed a lawsuit on behalf of Save Crystal River, Inc., against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) for ignoring a petition to downlist the recovering West Indian … ›

The original meaning of the Origination Clause

Todd Gaziano of PLF’s new D.C. Center testified this morning to the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice about the original meaning of the Origination Clause–the provision of … ›

Private property versus public recreation: the debate continues

Earlier this month, I published a guest column about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States with Jurist, an online journal run by … ›

Has the Endangered Species Act become immune to amendment?

An animal rights group has filed a lawsuit arguing that the Endangered Species Act — which is itself constitutionally suspect — limits Congress’ powers, i.e. Congress cannot legislate on endangered species … ›

Why should a city’s taxpayers pay the salaries of union employees?

The City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA), the police officers’ union, negotiated a contract whereby the city pays full salary and overtime for six full-time and … ›

Do constitutional protections end where “professional concerns” begin?

The Constitution forbids states from interfering with certain individual rights. For instance, states aren’t allowed to censor speech or deprive people of the right to travel from one state to … ›

Forced union fees should end

The government’s days of forcing non-union members to pay union fees are likely numbered.  A few weeks ago, I discussed two pending cases challenging such fees and I explained that … ›

President's weekly report — April 25, 2014

Equality Under the Law — Victory! We had a major victory this week before the Supreme Court in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.  Justice Kennedy, writing for a plurality … ›