Appeal filed in forest access case

Today, we filed our notice of appeal in Granat v. USDA, a challenge to the Forest Service’s massive route-closure initiative on the Plumas National Forest in northeastern California. In 2005, the … ›

New article on judicial review and the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act gives the United States Fish and Wildlife Service the authority to exclude areas from protected species’ “critical habitat” when the benefits of excluding those areas would … ›

The Preble's meadow jumping mouse should be delisted

Today, on behalf of a broad coalition of sound science and property rights advocates, we filed a petition with the federal government to delist the Preble’s meadow jumping mouse from the … ›

How should one measure the Endangered Species Act's performance?

Property rights and other groups that seek reform of the Endangered Species Act oftentimes note that only a tiny fraction of the species that have been listed under the Act … ›

Talking property rights to SIRS

Yesterday I had the honor of addressing the distinguished members of Sons in Retirement, chapter 51, in Los Altos, California. My remarks focused on several leading PLF property rights cases, … ›

Alaska legislators lodge support for permafrost case

Earlier this week, a coalition of Alaska state legislators urged the state’s federal representatives, and relevant members of the new administration, to revoke the so-called Alaska Supplement to the Army … ›

Environmental Law — A Good Place To Start For Trump To Make America Great Again

We think we can cut regulations by 75%. Maybe more.” Hyperbole?  Maybe. But it is encouraging that President Trump kicked off the first Monday of his presidency with that bold … ›

Is endangered species reform in the offing?

For many years, defenders of property rights and limited government have advocated for reform of the Endangered Species Act. Not surprisingly, recent ameliorative efforts have gone nowhere thanks to divided … ›

PLF takes first move in effort to delist the Preble's meadow jumping mouse

Late last week, PLF gave notice to the pertinent Colorado and Wyoming wildlife agencies of our intent, on behalf of a broad coalition of property rights and sound science advocates, … ›

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Appeal filed in forest access case

Today, we filed our notice of appeal in Granat v. USDA, a challenge to the Forest Service’s massive route-closure initiative on the Plumas National Forest in northeastern California. In 2005, the … ›

New article on judicial review and the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act gives the United States Fish and Wildlife Service the authority to exclude areas from protected species’ “critical habitat” when the benefits of excluding those areas would … ›

The Preble's meadow jumping mouse should be delisted

Today, on behalf of a broad coalition of sound science and property rights advocates, we filed a petition with the federal government to delist the Preble’s meadow jumping mouse from the … ›

How should one measure the Endangered Species Act's performance?

Property rights and other groups that seek reform of the Endangered Species Act oftentimes note that only a tiny fraction of the species that have been listed under the Act … ›

Talking property rights to SIRS

Yesterday I had the honor of addressing the distinguished members of Sons in Retirement, chapter 51, in Los Altos, California. My remarks focused on several leading PLF property rights cases, … ›

Alaska legislators lodge support for permafrost case

Earlier this week, a coalition of Alaska state legislators urged the state’s federal representatives, and relevant members of the new administration, to revoke the so-called Alaska Supplement to the Army … ›

Environmental Law — A Good Place To Start For Trump To Make America Great Again

We think we can cut regulations by 75%. Maybe more.” Hyperbole?  Maybe. But it is encouraging that President Trump kicked off the first Monday of his presidency with that bold … ›

Is endangered species reform in the offing?

For many years, defenders of property rights and limited government have advocated for reform of the Endangered Species Act. Not surprisingly, recent ameliorative efforts have gone nowhere thanks to divided … ›

PLF takes first move in effort to delist the Preble's meadow jumping mouse

Late last week, PLF gave notice to the pertinent Colorado and Wyoming wildlife agencies of our intent, on behalf of a broad coalition of property rights and sound science advocates, … ›

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Appeal filed in forest access case

Today, we filed our notice of appeal in Granat v. USDA, a challenge to the Forest Service’s massive route-closure initiative on the Plumas National Forest in northeastern California. In 2005, the … ›

New article on judicial review and the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act gives the United States Fish and Wildlife Service the authority to exclude areas from protected species’ “critical habitat” when the benefits of excluding those areas would … ›

The Preble's meadow jumping mouse should be delisted

Today, on behalf of a broad coalition of sound science and property rights advocates, we filed a petition with the federal government to delist the Preble’s meadow jumping mouse from the … ›

How should one measure the Endangered Species Act's performance?

Property rights and other groups that seek reform of the Endangered Species Act oftentimes note that only a tiny fraction of the species that have been listed under the Act … ›

Talking property rights to SIRS

Yesterday I had the honor of addressing the distinguished members of Sons in Retirement, chapter 51, in Los Altos, California. My remarks focused on several leading PLF property rights cases, … ›

Alaska legislators lodge support for permafrost case

Earlier this week, a coalition of Alaska state legislators urged the state’s federal representatives, and relevant members of the new administration, to revoke the so-called Alaska Supplement to the Army … ›

Environmental Law — A Good Place To Start For Trump To Make America Great Again

We think we can cut regulations by 75%. Maybe more.” Hyperbole?  Maybe. But it is encouraging that President Trump kicked off the first Monday of his presidency with that bold … ›

Is endangered species reform in the offing?

For many years, defenders of property rights and limited government have advocated for reform of the Endangered Species Act. Not surprisingly, recent ameliorative efforts have gone nowhere thanks to divided … ›

PLF takes first move in effort to delist the Preble's meadow jumping mouse

Late last week, PLF gave notice to the pertinent Colorado and Wyoming wildlife agencies of our intent, on behalf of a broad coalition of property rights and sound science advocates, … ›

Appeal filed in forest access case

Today, we filed our notice of appeal in Granat v. USDA, a challenge to the Forest Service’s massive route-closure initiative on the Plumas National Forest in northeastern California. In 2005, the … ›

New article on judicial review and the Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act gives the United States Fish and Wildlife Service the authority to exclude areas from protected species’ “critical habitat” when the benefits of excluding those areas would … ›

The Preble's meadow jumping mouse should be delisted

Today, on behalf of a broad coalition of sound science and property rights advocates, we filed a petition with the federal government to delist the Preble’s meadow jumping mouse from the … ›

How should one measure the Endangered Species Act's performance?

Property rights and other groups that seek reform of the Endangered Species Act oftentimes note that only a tiny fraction of the species that have been listed under the Act … ›

Talking property rights to SIRS

Yesterday I had the honor of addressing the distinguished members of Sons in Retirement, chapter 51, in Los Altos, California. My remarks focused on several leading PLF property rights cases, … ›

Alaska legislators lodge support for permafrost case

Earlier this week, a coalition of Alaska state legislators urged the state’s federal representatives, and relevant members of the new administration, to revoke the so-called Alaska Supplement to the Army … ›

Environmental Law — A Good Place To Start For Trump To Make America Great Again

We think we can cut regulations by 75%. Maybe more.” Hyperbole?  Maybe. But it is encouraging that President Trump kicked off the first Monday of his presidency with that bold … ›

Is endangered species reform in the offing?

For many years, defenders of property rights and limited government have advocated for reform of the Endangered Species Act. Not surprisingly, recent ameliorative efforts have gone nowhere thanks to divided … ›

PLF takes first move in effort to delist the Preble's meadow jumping mouse

Late last week, PLF gave notice to the pertinent Colorado and Wyoming wildlife agencies of our intent, on behalf of a broad coalition of property rights and sound science advocates, … ›