Does advertising a home “For Sale By Owner” make you a real estate agent?

That’s what Nebraska bureaucrats think. Meet California entrepreneur Leslie Young. From her home in Northern California, Leslie runs a business called elist.me, which helps people to advertise their homes for … ›

Stale thinking, bad decision

For years, the Corps of Engineers has conducted Jurisdictional Determinations on private land.  These JD’s constitute an adjudicative determination as to whether an area has wetlands or other jurisdictional waters … ›

Lawmakers kickoff summer recess with a lawsuit bang

Right before its summer recess, the House voted (225 to 201) to authorize the chamber to sue the President for his failure to faithfully execute the laws, specifically his many … ›

Delta smelt developments

As we reported last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the petitions for rehearing en banc filed by several groups of water-user parties.  Some of those groups this … ›

Yes, Obamacare is a “bill for raising revenue.” (Lots and lots of revenue.)

The D.C. Circuit ruled yesterday that the ACA is a tax, but not a “bill for raising revenue,” and therefore is exempt from the Origination Clause, which says all “bills … ›

D.C. Circuit rules that Obamacare tax isn’t a “bill for raising revenue”

This morning, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against our challenge to Obamacare, holding that the individual mandate tax need not have originated in the House of Representatives because … ›

Refusing to regulate water use through the endangered species act does not mean water use is unregulated

Last week I commented on the Fifth Circuit’s favorable decision in The Aransas Project v. Shaw.  An interested reader (who also appears to be a member of the plaintiff organization … ›

PLF defends school choice in Alabama

PLF has filed an amicus brief in the Alabama Supreme Court defending the constitutionality of school choice in the Heart of Dixie. The Alabama Accountability Act creates a system of tax … ›

Join PLF's Timothy Sandefur & the Rio Grande Foundation to celebrate Milton Friedman's legacy

I’ll be speaking at the Rio Grande Foundation’s annual Milton Friedman Day celebration, at the University of New Mexico Law School in Albuquerque on Thursday. More information here.

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Does advertising a home “For Sale By Owner” make you a real estate agent?

That’s what Nebraska bureaucrats think. Meet California entrepreneur Leslie Young. From her home in Northern California, Leslie runs a business called elist.me, which helps people to advertise their homes for … ›

Stale thinking, bad decision

For years, the Corps of Engineers has conducted Jurisdictional Determinations on private land.  These JD’s constitute an adjudicative determination as to whether an area has wetlands or other jurisdictional waters … ›

Lawmakers kickoff summer recess with a lawsuit bang

Right before its summer recess, the House voted (225 to 201) to authorize the chamber to sue the President for his failure to faithfully execute the laws, specifically his many … ›

Delta smelt developments

As we reported last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the petitions for rehearing en banc filed by several groups of water-user parties.  Some of those groups this … ›

Yes, Obamacare is a “bill for raising revenue.” (Lots and lots of revenue.)

The D.C. Circuit ruled yesterday that the ACA is a tax, but not a “bill for raising revenue,” and therefore is exempt from the Origination Clause, which says all “bills … ›

D.C. Circuit rules that Obamacare tax isn’t a “bill for raising revenue”

This morning, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against our challenge to Obamacare, holding that the individual mandate tax need not have originated in the House of Representatives because … ›

Refusing to regulate water use through the endangered species act does not mean water use is unregulated

Last week I commented on the Fifth Circuit’s favorable decision in The Aransas Project v. Shaw.  An interested reader (who also appears to be a member of the plaintiff organization … ›

PLF defends school choice in Alabama

PLF has filed an amicus brief in the Alabama Supreme Court defending the constitutionality of school choice in the Heart of Dixie. The Alabama Accountability Act creates a system of tax … ›

Join PLF's Timothy Sandefur & the Rio Grande Foundation to celebrate Milton Friedman's legacy

I’ll be speaking at the Rio Grande Foundation’s annual Milton Friedman Day celebration, at the University of New Mexico Law School in Albuquerque on Thursday. More information here.

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Does advertising a home “For Sale By Owner” make you a real estate agent?

That’s what Nebraska bureaucrats think. Meet California entrepreneur Leslie Young. From her home in Northern California, Leslie runs a business called elist.me, which helps people to advertise their homes for … ›

Stale thinking, bad decision

For years, the Corps of Engineers has conducted Jurisdictional Determinations on private land.  These JD’s constitute an adjudicative determination as to whether an area has wetlands or other jurisdictional waters … ›

Lawmakers kickoff summer recess with a lawsuit bang

Right before its summer recess, the House voted (225 to 201) to authorize the chamber to sue the President for his failure to faithfully execute the laws, specifically his many … ›

Delta smelt developments

As we reported last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the petitions for rehearing en banc filed by several groups of water-user parties.  Some of those groups this … ›

Yes, Obamacare is a “bill for raising revenue.” (Lots and lots of revenue.)

The D.C. Circuit ruled yesterday that the ACA is a tax, but not a “bill for raising revenue,” and therefore is exempt from the Origination Clause, which says all “bills … ›

D.C. Circuit rules that Obamacare tax isn’t a “bill for raising revenue”

This morning, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against our challenge to Obamacare, holding that the individual mandate tax need not have originated in the House of Representatives because … ›

Refusing to regulate water use through the endangered species act does not mean water use is unregulated

Last week I commented on the Fifth Circuit’s favorable decision in The Aransas Project v. Shaw.  An interested reader (who also appears to be a member of the plaintiff organization … ›

PLF defends school choice in Alabama

PLF has filed an amicus brief in the Alabama Supreme Court defending the constitutionality of school choice in the Heart of Dixie. The Alabama Accountability Act creates a system of tax … ›

Join PLF's Timothy Sandefur & the Rio Grande Foundation to celebrate Milton Friedman's legacy

I’ll be speaking at the Rio Grande Foundation’s annual Milton Friedman Day celebration, at the University of New Mexico Law School in Albuquerque on Thursday. More information here.

Does advertising a home “For Sale By Owner” make you a real estate agent?

That’s what Nebraska bureaucrats think. Meet California entrepreneur Leslie Young. From her home in Northern California, Leslie runs a business called elist.me, which helps people to advertise their homes for … ›

Stale thinking, bad decision

For years, the Corps of Engineers has conducted Jurisdictional Determinations on private land.  These JD’s constitute an adjudicative determination as to whether an area has wetlands or other jurisdictional waters … ›

Lawmakers kickoff summer recess with a lawsuit bang

Right before its summer recess, the House voted (225 to 201) to authorize the chamber to sue the President for his failure to faithfully execute the laws, specifically his many … ›

Delta smelt developments

As we reported last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the petitions for rehearing en banc filed by several groups of water-user parties.  Some of those groups this … ›

Yes, Obamacare is a “bill for raising revenue.” (Lots and lots of revenue.)

The D.C. Circuit ruled yesterday that the ACA is a tax, but not a “bill for raising revenue,” and therefore is exempt from the Origination Clause, which says all “bills … ›

D.C. Circuit rules that Obamacare tax isn’t a “bill for raising revenue”

This morning, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against our challenge to Obamacare, holding that the individual mandate tax need not have originated in the House of Representatives because … ›

Refusing to regulate water use through the endangered species act does not mean water use is unregulated

Last week I commented on the Fifth Circuit’s favorable decision in The Aransas Project v. Shaw.  An interested reader (who also appears to be a member of the plaintiff organization … ›

PLF defends school choice in Alabama

PLF has filed an amicus brief in the Alabama Supreme Court defending the constitutionality of school choice in the Heart of Dixie. The Alabama Accountability Act creates a system of tax … ›

Join PLF's Timothy Sandefur & the Rio Grande Foundation to celebrate Milton Friedman's legacy

I’ll be speaking at the Rio Grande Foundation’s annual Milton Friedman Day celebration, at the University of New Mexico Law School in Albuquerque on Thursday. More information here.