Another unconstitutional takings case on its way to the Florida Supreme Court

Pacific Legal Foundation reviews hundreds of regulatory takings cases a year. Often we cannot take a case, for any number of reasons, even though the facts call out for justice. But, … ›

Mexican Wolf releases challenged

For more than 18 years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released captive-bred Mexican gray wolves into the wilds of New Mexico.  These wolves are deemed “nonessential” populations because … ›

The right to vote on taxes: California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland

Today PLF filed an amicus brief in California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland.  The case was accepted for review in the California Supreme Court in late June.  Despite its name, … ›

California commission recommends major occupational licensing reform

Earlier this month California’s Little Hoover Commission released its report (Jobs for Californians: Strategies to Ease Occupational Licensing Barriers) on occupational licensing in the state. Noting that licensing is often sold … ›

Weekly litigation update — October 29, 2016

Bills of Attainder and the” Cromwell effect.” We filed our amicus brief in Fowler v. Lanier in the Ninth Circuit emphasizing to the court the importance of the Constitution’s prohibition … ›

Justice Thomas at 25 years on the bench

Justice Thomas is one of the most ardent supporters of our Constitution and the principles found in the Declaration of Independence and so it was fitting that he presented the … ›

Youth hockey league not liable for post-game spectator brawl

At a youth hockey game in Rome, New York, families of the 13-year-old players rooted for their teams with increasing intensity. Some spectators turned belligerent, and after the game ended, … ›

Q & A on federal rule redefining dry land as water

The federal government regulates “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. The U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers define “navigable waters” to include millions of square miles of … ›

What does the Bill of Attainder Clause say about newfangled punishments?

Three years ago, California businesses faced crippling liability in the wake of court decisions interpreting the state’s minimum wage laws. This year, the state legislature enacted Assembly Bill 1513, which allows businesses … ›

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Another unconstitutional takings case on its way to the Florida Supreme Court

Pacific Legal Foundation reviews hundreds of regulatory takings cases a year. Often we cannot take a case, for any number of reasons, even though the facts call out for justice. But, … ›

Mexican Wolf releases challenged

For more than 18 years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released captive-bred Mexican gray wolves into the wilds of New Mexico.  These wolves are deemed “nonessential” populations because … ›

The right to vote on taxes: California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland

Today PLF filed an amicus brief in California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland.  The case was accepted for review in the California Supreme Court in late June.  Despite its name, … ›

California commission recommends major occupational licensing reform

Earlier this month California’s Little Hoover Commission released its report (Jobs for Californians: Strategies to Ease Occupational Licensing Barriers) on occupational licensing in the state. Noting that licensing is often sold … ›

Weekly litigation update — October 29, 2016

Bills of Attainder and the” Cromwell effect.” We filed our amicus brief in Fowler v. Lanier in the Ninth Circuit emphasizing to the court the importance of the Constitution’s prohibition … ›

Justice Thomas at 25 years on the bench

Justice Thomas is one of the most ardent supporters of our Constitution and the principles found in the Declaration of Independence and so it was fitting that he presented the … ›

Youth hockey league not liable for post-game spectator brawl

At a youth hockey game in Rome, New York, families of the 13-year-old players rooted for their teams with increasing intensity. Some spectators turned belligerent, and after the game ended, … ›

Q & A on federal rule redefining dry land as water

The federal government regulates “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. The U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers define “navigable waters” to include millions of square miles of … ›

What does the Bill of Attainder Clause say about newfangled punishments?

Three years ago, California businesses faced crippling liability in the wake of court decisions interpreting the state’s minimum wage laws. This year, the state legislature enacted Assembly Bill 1513, which allows businesses … ›

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Another unconstitutional takings case on its way to the Florida Supreme Court

Pacific Legal Foundation reviews hundreds of regulatory takings cases a year. Often we cannot take a case, for any number of reasons, even though the facts call out for justice. But, … ›

Mexican Wolf releases challenged

For more than 18 years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released captive-bred Mexican gray wolves into the wilds of New Mexico.  These wolves are deemed “nonessential” populations because … ›

The right to vote on taxes: California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland

Today PLF filed an amicus brief in California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland.  The case was accepted for review in the California Supreme Court in late June.  Despite its name, … ›

California commission recommends major occupational licensing reform

Earlier this month California’s Little Hoover Commission released its report (Jobs for Californians: Strategies to Ease Occupational Licensing Barriers) on occupational licensing in the state. Noting that licensing is often sold … ›

Weekly litigation update — October 29, 2016

Bills of Attainder and the” Cromwell effect.” We filed our amicus brief in Fowler v. Lanier in the Ninth Circuit emphasizing to the court the importance of the Constitution’s prohibition … ›

Justice Thomas at 25 years on the bench

Justice Thomas is one of the most ardent supporters of our Constitution and the principles found in the Declaration of Independence and so it was fitting that he presented the … ›

Youth hockey league not liable for post-game spectator brawl

At a youth hockey game in Rome, New York, families of the 13-year-old players rooted for their teams with increasing intensity. Some spectators turned belligerent, and after the game ended, … ›

Q & A on federal rule redefining dry land as water

The federal government regulates “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. The U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers define “navigable waters” to include millions of square miles of … ›

What does the Bill of Attainder Clause say about newfangled punishments?

Three years ago, California businesses faced crippling liability in the wake of court decisions interpreting the state’s minimum wage laws. This year, the state legislature enacted Assembly Bill 1513, which allows businesses … ›

Another unconstitutional takings case on its way to the Florida Supreme Court

Pacific Legal Foundation reviews hundreds of regulatory takings cases a year. Often we cannot take a case, for any number of reasons, even though the facts call out for justice. But, … ›

Mexican Wolf releases challenged

For more than 18 years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released captive-bred Mexican gray wolves into the wilds of New Mexico.  These wolves are deemed “nonessential” populations because … ›

The right to vote on taxes: California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland

Today PLF filed an amicus brief in California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland.  The case was accepted for review in the California Supreme Court in late June.  Despite its name, … ›

California commission recommends major occupational licensing reform

Earlier this month California’s Little Hoover Commission released its report (Jobs for Californians: Strategies to Ease Occupational Licensing Barriers) on occupational licensing in the state. Noting that licensing is often sold … ›

Weekly litigation update — October 29, 2016

Bills of Attainder and the” Cromwell effect.” We filed our amicus brief in Fowler v. Lanier in the Ninth Circuit emphasizing to the court the importance of the Constitution’s prohibition … ›

Justice Thomas at 25 years on the bench

Justice Thomas is one of the most ardent supporters of our Constitution and the principles found in the Declaration of Independence and so it was fitting that he presented the … ›

Youth hockey league not liable for post-game spectator brawl

At a youth hockey game in Rome, New York, families of the 13-year-old players rooted for their teams with increasing intensity. Some spectators turned belligerent, and after the game ended, … ›

Q & A on federal rule redefining dry land as water

The federal government regulates “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. The U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers define “navigable waters” to include millions of square miles of … ›

What does the Bill of Attainder Clause say about newfangled punishments?

Three years ago, California businesses faced crippling liability in the wake of court decisions interpreting the state’s minimum wage laws. This year, the state legislature enacted Assembly Bill 1513, which allows businesses … ›