Land ahoy! Fishermen challenge presidential designations of ocean monuments

Originally published by the Washington Examiner June 30, 2018. This month, the Antiquities Act turned 112 years old. Originally conceived to protect Native American artifacts in the Southwest, the law … ›

Weekly litigation update — June 30, 2018

First Amendment wins! Unions cannot steal non-members’ wages Supreme Court orders Ninth Circuit to reexamine ruling on forced cell phone speech Calling out the feds on a taxonomy that’s for … ›

Supreme Court tells Ninth Circuit to protect First Amendment rights

Last year, the Ninth Circuit rejected cell phone retailers’ First Amendment claim challenging the City of Berkeley’s ordinance requiring the retailers to display posters and other large documents warning against … ›

Justice Kennedy left his mark on American liberty

For nearly the entirety of Pacific Legal Foundation’s history, Justice Kennedy has been on the bench. We first appeared before him when he was a judge on the Ninth Circuit … ›

First Amendment wins! Unions cannot steal non-members’ wages

After 40 years of garnishing worker paychecks under the authority of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, today the Supreme Court held in Janus v. AFSCME that the coercion must … ›

Free speech wins again at the high court

Originally published by the The Hill June 27, 2018. On Tuesday the Supreme Court came down on the side of free speech and freedom of thought in NIFLA v. Becerra, a closely-watched case … ›

Term Review: Supreme Court comes out swinging for Fourth Amendment rights

Familiarly, the Fourth Amendment provides that “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, … ›

Time to repeal and replace unconstitutional federal waters rule

Originally published by the The Hill June 25, 2018. The Obama administration’s embattled “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule, which expanded the scope of the federal Clean Water Act, lingers on … ›

Weekly litigation report

Victory in New Orleans home demolition case! Supreme Court goes part of the way on limiting administrative power PLF files reply brief to compel California agency to follow state law. … ›

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Land ahoy! Fishermen challenge presidential designations of ocean monuments

Originally published by the Washington Examiner June 30, 2018. This month, the Antiquities Act turned 112 years old. Originally conceived to protect Native American artifacts in the Southwest, the law … ›

Weekly litigation update — June 30, 2018

First Amendment wins! Unions cannot steal non-members’ wages Supreme Court orders Ninth Circuit to reexamine ruling on forced cell phone speech Calling out the feds on a taxonomy that’s for … ›

Supreme Court tells Ninth Circuit to protect First Amendment rights

Last year, the Ninth Circuit rejected cell phone retailers’ First Amendment claim challenging the City of Berkeley’s ordinance requiring the retailers to display posters and other large documents warning against … ›

Justice Kennedy left his mark on American liberty

For nearly the entirety of Pacific Legal Foundation’s history, Justice Kennedy has been on the bench. We first appeared before him when he was a judge on the Ninth Circuit … ›

First Amendment wins! Unions cannot steal non-members’ wages

After 40 years of garnishing worker paychecks under the authority of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, today the Supreme Court held in Janus v. AFSCME that the coercion must … ›

Free speech wins again at the high court

Originally published by the The Hill June 27, 2018. On Tuesday the Supreme Court came down on the side of free speech and freedom of thought in NIFLA v. Becerra, a closely-watched case … ›

Term Review: Supreme Court comes out swinging for Fourth Amendment rights

Familiarly, the Fourth Amendment provides that “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, … ›

Time to repeal and replace unconstitutional federal waters rule

Originally published by the The Hill June 25, 2018. The Obama administration’s embattled “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule, which expanded the scope of the federal Clean Water Act, lingers on … ›

Weekly litigation report

Victory in New Orleans home demolition case! Supreme Court goes part of the way on limiting administrative power PLF files reply brief to compel California agency to follow state law. … ›

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Land ahoy! Fishermen challenge presidential designations of ocean monuments

Originally published by the Washington Examiner June 30, 2018. This month, the Antiquities Act turned 112 years old. Originally conceived to protect Native American artifacts in the Southwest, the law … ›

Weekly litigation update — June 30, 2018

First Amendment wins! Unions cannot steal non-members’ wages Supreme Court orders Ninth Circuit to reexamine ruling on forced cell phone speech Calling out the feds on a taxonomy that’s for … ›

Supreme Court tells Ninth Circuit to protect First Amendment rights

Last year, the Ninth Circuit rejected cell phone retailers’ First Amendment claim challenging the City of Berkeley’s ordinance requiring the retailers to display posters and other large documents warning against … ›

Justice Kennedy left his mark on American liberty

For nearly the entirety of Pacific Legal Foundation’s history, Justice Kennedy has been on the bench. We first appeared before him when he was a judge on the Ninth Circuit … ›

First Amendment wins! Unions cannot steal non-members’ wages

After 40 years of garnishing worker paychecks under the authority of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, today the Supreme Court held in Janus v. AFSCME that the coercion must … ›

Free speech wins again at the high court

Originally published by the The Hill June 27, 2018. On Tuesday the Supreme Court came down on the side of free speech and freedom of thought in NIFLA v. Becerra, a closely-watched case … ›

Term Review: Supreme Court comes out swinging for Fourth Amendment rights

Familiarly, the Fourth Amendment provides that “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, … ›

Time to repeal and replace unconstitutional federal waters rule

Originally published by the The Hill June 25, 2018. The Obama administration’s embattled “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule, which expanded the scope of the federal Clean Water Act, lingers on … ›

Weekly litigation report

Victory in New Orleans home demolition case! Supreme Court goes part of the way on limiting administrative power PLF files reply brief to compel California agency to follow state law. … ›

Land ahoy! Fishermen challenge presidential designations of ocean monuments

Originally published by the Washington Examiner June 30, 2018. This month, the Antiquities Act turned 112 years old. Originally conceived to protect Native American artifacts in the Southwest, the law … ›

Weekly litigation update — June 30, 2018

First Amendment wins! Unions cannot steal non-members’ wages Supreme Court orders Ninth Circuit to reexamine ruling on forced cell phone speech Calling out the feds on a taxonomy that’s for … ›

Supreme Court tells Ninth Circuit to protect First Amendment rights

Last year, the Ninth Circuit rejected cell phone retailers’ First Amendment claim challenging the City of Berkeley’s ordinance requiring the retailers to display posters and other large documents warning against … ›

Justice Kennedy left his mark on American liberty

For nearly the entirety of Pacific Legal Foundation’s history, Justice Kennedy has been on the bench. We first appeared before him when he was a judge on the Ninth Circuit … ›

First Amendment wins! Unions cannot steal non-members’ wages

After 40 years of garnishing worker paychecks under the authority of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, today the Supreme Court held in Janus v. AFSCME that the coercion must … ›

Free speech wins again at the high court

Originally published by the The Hill June 27, 2018. On Tuesday the Supreme Court came down on the side of free speech and freedom of thought in NIFLA v. Becerra, a closely-watched case … ›

Term Review: Supreme Court comes out swinging for Fourth Amendment rights

Familiarly, the Fourth Amendment provides that “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, … ›

Time to repeal and replace unconstitutional federal waters rule

Originally published by the The Hill June 25, 2018. The Obama administration’s embattled “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule, which expanded the scope of the federal Clean Water Act, lingers on … ›

Weekly litigation report

Victory in New Orleans home demolition case! Supreme Court goes part of the way on limiting administrative power PLF files reply brief to compel California agency to follow state law. … ›