A just end to property rights battle in Palo Alto

Today PLF dismissed its appeal of a case involving the Jisser family, owners of a small mobile home park in Palo Alto, Calif., who were being forced to pay millions … ›

A new excuse to punish small property owners: “affordable housing”

Can the government force a property owner to pay tens of thousands of dollars in “affordable housing” fees as a condition of granting a permit to divide a single residential … ›

Congress Takes Aim At Cronyism-By-Licensing

America was once called the land of opportunity — promising upward mobility and freedom for entrepreneurs to compete in the market. Does that remain true in an era when — … ›

Federal legislation takes aim at cronyism

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project sues to protect individuals’ right to earn a living free of needlessly burdensome occupational licensing requirements. As Liberty Blog readers may recall, for instance, our client … ›

California Supreme Court deals blow to coastal property owners

In a disappointing blow to property rights this morning, the California Supreme Court ruled against Encinitas, California homeowners who had raised a constitutional challenge to conditions imposed on their seawall-construction … ›

Sometimes there ought not be a law

Government regulation often begins when someone spots a social problem, or just something they don’t like, and pronounces, “There ought to be a law!” to end it. Over time, laws … ›

PLF supports repeal of unnecessary occupational licensing laws in California

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project litigates to advance every individual’s right to pursue the occupation of his or her calling free of unnecessary governmental interference. Occupational licensing laws are a major … ›

A bad bill for coastal homeowners

PLF is a frequent combatant against the California Coastal Commission in court when the Commission attacks the right to use property along the coast. Sometimes it is necessary to fight … ›

Civil asset forfeiture: Resist, reform, repeal

Property rights are among an individual’s most important civil rights. But civil forfeiture laws frequently turn government into an enemy of property rights and justice, and they are increasingly making … ›

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A just end to property rights battle in Palo Alto

Today PLF dismissed its appeal of a case involving the Jisser family, owners of a small mobile home park in Palo Alto, Calif., who were being forced to pay millions … ›

A new excuse to punish small property owners: “affordable housing”

Can the government force a property owner to pay tens of thousands of dollars in “affordable housing” fees as a condition of granting a permit to divide a single residential … ›

Congress Takes Aim At Cronyism-By-Licensing

America was once called the land of opportunity — promising upward mobility and freedom for entrepreneurs to compete in the market. Does that remain true in an era when — … ›

Federal legislation takes aim at cronyism

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project sues to protect individuals’ right to earn a living free of needlessly burdensome occupational licensing requirements. As Liberty Blog readers may recall, for instance, our client … ›

California Supreme Court deals blow to coastal property owners

In a disappointing blow to property rights this morning, the California Supreme Court ruled against Encinitas, California homeowners who had raised a constitutional challenge to conditions imposed on their seawall-construction … ›

Sometimes there ought not be a law

Government regulation often begins when someone spots a social problem, or just something they don’t like, and pronounces, “There ought to be a law!” to end it. Over time, laws … ›

PLF supports repeal of unnecessary occupational licensing laws in California

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project litigates to advance every individual’s right to pursue the occupation of his or her calling free of unnecessary governmental interference. Occupational licensing laws are a major … ›

A bad bill for coastal homeowners

PLF is a frequent combatant against the California Coastal Commission in court when the Commission attacks the right to use property along the coast. Sometimes it is necessary to fight … ›

Civil asset forfeiture: Resist, reform, repeal

Property rights are among an individual’s most important civil rights. But civil forfeiture laws frequently turn government into an enemy of property rights and justice, and they are increasingly making … ›

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A just end to property rights battle in Palo Alto

Today PLF dismissed its appeal of a case involving the Jisser family, owners of a small mobile home park in Palo Alto, Calif., who were being forced to pay millions … ›

A new excuse to punish small property owners: “affordable housing”

Can the government force a property owner to pay tens of thousands of dollars in “affordable housing” fees as a condition of granting a permit to divide a single residential … ›

Congress Takes Aim At Cronyism-By-Licensing

America was once called the land of opportunity — promising upward mobility and freedom for entrepreneurs to compete in the market. Does that remain true in an era when — … ›

Federal legislation takes aim at cronyism

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project sues to protect individuals’ right to earn a living free of needlessly burdensome occupational licensing requirements. As Liberty Blog readers may recall, for instance, our client … ›

California Supreme Court deals blow to coastal property owners

In a disappointing blow to property rights this morning, the California Supreme Court ruled against Encinitas, California homeowners who had raised a constitutional challenge to conditions imposed on their seawall-construction … ›

Sometimes there ought not be a law

Government regulation often begins when someone spots a social problem, or just something they don’t like, and pronounces, “There ought to be a law!” to end it. Over time, laws … ›

PLF supports repeal of unnecessary occupational licensing laws in California

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project litigates to advance every individual’s right to pursue the occupation of his or her calling free of unnecessary governmental interference. Occupational licensing laws are a major … ›

A bad bill for coastal homeowners

PLF is a frequent combatant against the California Coastal Commission in court when the Commission attacks the right to use property along the coast. Sometimes it is necessary to fight … ›

Civil asset forfeiture: Resist, reform, repeal

Property rights are among an individual’s most important civil rights. But civil forfeiture laws frequently turn government into an enemy of property rights and justice, and they are increasingly making … ›

A just end to property rights battle in Palo Alto

Today PLF dismissed its appeal of a case involving the Jisser family, owners of a small mobile home park in Palo Alto, Calif., who were being forced to pay millions … ›

A new excuse to punish small property owners: “affordable housing”

Can the government force a property owner to pay tens of thousands of dollars in “affordable housing” fees as a condition of granting a permit to divide a single residential … ›

Congress Takes Aim At Cronyism-By-Licensing

America was once called the land of opportunity — promising upward mobility and freedom for entrepreneurs to compete in the market. Does that remain true in an era when — … ›

Federal legislation takes aim at cronyism

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project sues to protect individuals’ right to earn a living free of needlessly burdensome occupational licensing requirements. As Liberty Blog readers may recall, for instance, our client … ›

California Supreme Court deals blow to coastal property owners

In a disappointing blow to property rights this morning, the California Supreme Court ruled against Encinitas, California homeowners who had raised a constitutional challenge to conditions imposed on their seawall-construction … ›

Sometimes there ought not be a law

Government regulation often begins when someone spots a social problem, or just something they don’t like, and pronounces, “There ought to be a law!” to end it. Over time, laws … ›

PLF supports repeal of unnecessary occupational licensing laws in California

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project litigates to advance every individual’s right to pursue the occupation of his or her calling free of unnecessary governmental interference. Occupational licensing laws are a major … ›

A bad bill for coastal homeowners

PLF is a frequent combatant against the California Coastal Commission in court when the Commission attacks the right to use property along the coast. Sometimes it is necessary to fight … ›

Civil asset forfeiture: Resist, reform, repeal

Property rights are among an individual’s most important civil rights. But civil forfeiture laws frequently turn government into an enemy of property rights and justice, and they are increasingly making … ›