The Wall Street Journal: The Feds Bungle Frog Hospitality

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal September 30, 2018. When startled, the dusky gopher frog covers its eyes, looks out, and covers its eyes again, as if playing peekaboo. … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 29, 2018

PLF attorney gives congressional testimony on ESA reform This week, PLF attorney Jonathan Wood testified before the House Natural Resource Committee, urging Congress to improve the Endangered Species Act to … ›

Seattle can’t ban criminal background checks

Does a landlord have a constitutional right to ask about someone’s criminal background before renting to them? Today, PLF filed a brief in Yim v. City of Seattle unveiling the (obvious) answer: Yes! … ›

At Gerawan Farming, UFW Finally Gets the Boot

After five long years, the ballots from a 2013 election on whether to oust the United Farm Workers union (UFW) from Gerawan Farming, Inc. have finally been counted. The outcome … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 22, 2018

Ninth Circuit holds that permafrost is a navigable water Today the Ninth Circuit in this opinion ruled against our clients in Tin Cup LLC v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Tin … ›

Investor’s Business Daily: Rule Makers Must Follow The Rules, Too

Originally published by Investor’s Business Daily September 21, 2018. Bureaucrats are notorious sticklers. Nothing makes them cranky like when someone breaks a rule or fails to fill out paperwork (in … ›

Here come the California speech police

While the United States has much to thank Great Britain for, including our common law system and our preference for coffee over tea, when it comes to modern politics the … ›

Investor’s Business Daily: Only Strong Judicial Review Can Restore Separation Of Powers

Originally published by Investor Business Daily September 19, 2018. We all expect “our day in court” before the government takes our money or restricts our freedom. Even for a parking … ›

Do agency proceedings strip us of our constitutional rights?

The tendency for courts to broadly defer to agency decisions frustrates the judiciary’s core function as the adjudicative branch of government. Such deference also frustrates individual rights by sweeping constitutional … ›

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The Wall Street Journal: The Feds Bungle Frog Hospitality

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal September 30, 2018. When startled, the dusky gopher frog covers its eyes, looks out, and covers its eyes again, as if playing peekaboo. … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 29, 2018

PLF attorney gives congressional testimony on ESA reform This week, PLF attorney Jonathan Wood testified before the House Natural Resource Committee, urging Congress to improve the Endangered Species Act to … ›

Seattle can’t ban criminal background checks

Does a landlord have a constitutional right to ask about someone’s criminal background before renting to them? Today, PLF filed a brief in Yim v. City of Seattle unveiling the (obvious) answer: Yes! … ›

At Gerawan Farming, UFW Finally Gets the Boot

After five long years, the ballots from a 2013 election on whether to oust the United Farm Workers union (UFW) from Gerawan Farming, Inc. have finally been counted. The outcome … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 22, 2018

Ninth Circuit holds that permafrost is a navigable water Today the Ninth Circuit in this opinion ruled against our clients in Tin Cup LLC v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Tin … ›

Investor’s Business Daily: Rule Makers Must Follow The Rules, Too

Originally published by Investor’s Business Daily September 21, 2018. Bureaucrats are notorious sticklers. Nothing makes them cranky like when someone breaks a rule or fails to fill out paperwork (in … ›

Here come the California speech police

While the United States has much to thank Great Britain for, including our common law system and our preference for coffee over tea, when it comes to modern politics the … ›

Investor’s Business Daily: Only Strong Judicial Review Can Restore Separation Of Powers

Originally published by Investor Business Daily September 19, 2018. We all expect “our day in court” before the government takes our money or restricts our freedom. Even for a parking … ›

Do agency proceedings strip us of our constitutional rights?

The tendency for courts to broadly defer to agency decisions frustrates the judiciary’s core function as the adjudicative branch of government. Such deference also frustrates individual rights by sweeping constitutional … ›

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The Wall Street Journal: The Feds Bungle Frog Hospitality

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal September 30, 2018. When startled, the dusky gopher frog covers its eyes, looks out, and covers its eyes again, as if playing peekaboo. … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 29, 2018

PLF attorney gives congressional testimony on ESA reform This week, PLF attorney Jonathan Wood testified before the House Natural Resource Committee, urging Congress to improve the Endangered Species Act to … ›

Seattle can’t ban criminal background checks

Does a landlord have a constitutional right to ask about someone’s criminal background before renting to them? Today, PLF filed a brief in Yim v. City of Seattle unveiling the (obvious) answer: Yes! … ›

At Gerawan Farming, UFW Finally Gets the Boot

After five long years, the ballots from a 2013 election on whether to oust the United Farm Workers union (UFW) from Gerawan Farming, Inc. have finally been counted. The outcome … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 22, 2018

Ninth Circuit holds that permafrost is a navigable water Today the Ninth Circuit in this opinion ruled against our clients in Tin Cup LLC v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Tin … ›

Investor’s Business Daily: Rule Makers Must Follow The Rules, Too

Originally published by Investor’s Business Daily September 21, 2018. Bureaucrats are notorious sticklers. Nothing makes them cranky like when someone breaks a rule or fails to fill out paperwork (in … ›

Here come the California speech police

While the United States has much to thank Great Britain for, including our common law system and our preference for coffee over tea, when it comes to modern politics the … ›

Investor’s Business Daily: Only Strong Judicial Review Can Restore Separation Of Powers

Originally published by Investor Business Daily September 19, 2018. We all expect “our day in court” before the government takes our money or restricts our freedom. Even for a parking … ›

Do agency proceedings strip us of our constitutional rights?

The tendency for courts to broadly defer to agency decisions frustrates the judiciary’s core function as the adjudicative branch of government. Such deference also frustrates individual rights by sweeping constitutional … ›

The Wall Street Journal: The Feds Bungle Frog Hospitality

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal September 30, 2018. When startled, the dusky gopher frog covers its eyes, looks out, and covers its eyes again, as if playing peekaboo. … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 29, 2018

PLF attorney gives congressional testimony on ESA reform This week, PLF attorney Jonathan Wood testified before the House Natural Resource Committee, urging Congress to improve the Endangered Species Act to … ›

Seattle can’t ban criminal background checks

Does a landlord have a constitutional right to ask about someone’s criminal background before renting to them? Today, PLF filed a brief in Yim v. City of Seattle unveiling the (obvious) answer: Yes! … ›

At Gerawan Farming, UFW Finally Gets the Boot

After five long years, the ballots from a 2013 election on whether to oust the United Farm Workers union (UFW) from Gerawan Farming, Inc. have finally been counted. The outcome … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 22, 2018

Ninth Circuit holds that permafrost is a navigable water Today the Ninth Circuit in this opinion ruled against our clients in Tin Cup LLC v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Tin … ›

Investor’s Business Daily: Rule Makers Must Follow The Rules, Too

Originally published by Investor’s Business Daily September 21, 2018. Bureaucrats are notorious sticklers. Nothing makes them cranky like when someone breaks a rule or fails to fill out paperwork (in … ›

Here come the California speech police

While the United States has much to thank Great Britain for, including our common law system and our preference for coffee over tea, when it comes to modern politics the … ›

Investor’s Business Daily: Only Strong Judicial Review Can Restore Separation Of Powers

Originally published by Investor Business Daily September 19, 2018. We all expect “our day in court” before the government takes our money or restricts our freedom. Even for a parking … ›

Do agency proceedings strip us of our constitutional rights?

The tendency for courts to broadly defer to agency decisions frustrates the judiciary’s core function as the adjudicative branch of government. Such deference also frustrates individual rights by sweeping constitutional … ›