PLF responds to Corps’ disappointing nationwide permit proposal

July 29, 2016 | By ROBERT FOUNTAIN

This morning PLF submitted a comment letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers in response to the Corps’ Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits under the Clean Water Act. The Act requires a permit for any discharge of dredged or fill materials into waters of the United States. Acquiring an individual permit … ...


Justice Thomas calls on Supreme Court to abandon politicized judicial standards

July 15, 2016 | By ROBERT FOUNTAIN

In his Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt dissent, Justice Clarence Thomas castigated the Court for playing politics. Prominently referencing the late Justice Scalia, Thomas expounded on why Hellerstedt prolongs “the Court’s habit of applying different rules to different constitutional rights.” … ...