My speech to the Federalist Society at the University of Michigan Law School

I recently spoke to the Federalist Society at the University of Michigan Law School about PLF’s cert petition in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. In Mansky, we ask the Supreme … ›

Ninth Circuit sides with PLF in an important free speech decision

The First Amendment doesn’t just protect your right to speak, it also protects your right not to speak. So imagine if your municipal government required you to devote 20% of … ›

PLF files reply in challenge to Minnesota’s ban on political apparel

Minnesota bans political apparel at polling places across the State. The government interprets “political” broadly: the ban applies to shirts with classic American phrases such as “Liberty” or “Don’t tread on me,” as long as those phrases appear alongside a tea party logo — no matter how small.

Ninth Circuit schedules hearing in union access case

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently announced that it will hear oral argument in the Cedar Point Nursery v. Gould on November 17 in San Francisco. In that case, PLF represents California citrus growers in their constitutional challenge to a law that forces them to give up their property for the benefit of union organizers.

Four-year-old boy banned from school for having long hair

Jessica Oates is the single mother of Jabez, a four-year-old boy who was excited to start his first day of school. Unfortunately, administrators at Barbers Hill ISD in Texas told the … ›

Court refuses to halt Wisconsin's anti-competitive law on butter … for now

Minerva Dairy is an Ohio-based dairy that has sold its delicious artisanal butter to satisfied consumers in all 50 states. Recently, however, Wisconsin began enforcing a law designed to insulate … ›

PLF submits letter on GMO labeling rule

The government shouldn’t be able to force you to say things you don’t want to say. When the State compels speech for no good reason, Americans may call on the First … ›

Obamacare's First Amendment problem

The Affordable Care Act raises myriad constitutional problems. The Supreme Court has held that the commerce clause does not provide Congress with the power to enact the individual mandate. The Court also invalidated, … ›

Ninth Circuit: Ban on felon-coaches is not racial discrimination

The Ninth Circuit issued a favorable opinion today in Hardie v. NCAA, a case raising the important question of whether disparate impact liability is cognizable under Title II of the … ›

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My speech to the Federalist Society at the University of Michigan Law School

I recently spoke to the Federalist Society at the University of Michigan Law School about PLF’s cert petition in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. In Mansky, we ask the Supreme … ›

Ninth Circuit sides with PLF in an important free speech decision

The First Amendment doesn’t just protect your right to speak, it also protects your right not to speak. So imagine if your municipal government required you to devote 20% of … ›

PLF files reply in challenge to Minnesota’s ban on political apparel

Minnesota bans political apparel at polling places across the State. The government interprets “political” broadly: the ban applies to shirts with classic American phrases such as “Liberty” or “Don’t tread on me,” as long as those phrases appear alongside a tea party logo — no matter how small.

Ninth Circuit schedules hearing in union access case

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently announced that it will hear oral argument in the Cedar Point Nursery v. Gould on November 17 in San Francisco. In that case, PLF represents California citrus growers in their constitutional challenge to a law that forces them to give up their property for the benefit of union organizers.

Four-year-old boy banned from school for having long hair

Jessica Oates is the single mother of Jabez, a four-year-old boy who was excited to start his first day of school. Unfortunately, administrators at Barbers Hill ISD in Texas told the … ›

Court refuses to halt Wisconsin's anti-competitive law on butter … for now

Minerva Dairy is an Ohio-based dairy that has sold its delicious artisanal butter to satisfied consumers in all 50 states. Recently, however, Wisconsin began enforcing a law designed to insulate … ›

PLF submits letter on GMO labeling rule

The government shouldn’t be able to force you to say things you don’t want to say. When the State compels speech for no good reason, Americans may call on the First … ›

Obamacare's First Amendment problem

The Affordable Care Act raises myriad constitutional problems. The Supreme Court has held that the commerce clause does not provide Congress with the power to enact the individual mandate. The Court also invalidated, … ›

Ninth Circuit: Ban on felon-coaches is not racial discrimination

The Ninth Circuit issued a favorable opinion today in Hardie v. NCAA, a case raising the important question of whether disparate impact liability is cognizable under Title II of the … ›

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My speech to the Federalist Society at the University of Michigan Law School

I recently spoke to the Federalist Society at the University of Michigan Law School about PLF’s cert petition in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. In Mansky, we ask the Supreme … ›

Ninth Circuit sides with PLF in an important free speech decision

The First Amendment doesn’t just protect your right to speak, it also protects your right not to speak. So imagine if your municipal government required you to devote 20% of … ›

PLF files reply in challenge to Minnesota’s ban on political apparel

Minnesota bans political apparel at polling places across the State. The government interprets “political” broadly: the ban applies to shirts with classic American phrases such as “Liberty” or “Don’t tread on me,” as long as those phrases appear alongside a tea party logo — no matter how small.

Ninth Circuit schedules hearing in union access case

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently announced that it will hear oral argument in the Cedar Point Nursery v. Gould on November 17 in San Francisco. In that case, PLF represents California citrus growers in their constitutional challenge to a law that forces them to give up their property for the benefit of union organizers.

Four-year-old boy banned from school for having long hair

Jessica Oates is the single mother of Jabez, a four-year-old boy who was excited to start his first day of school. Unfortunately, administrators at Barbers Hill ISD in Texas told the … ›

Court refuses to halt Wisconsin's anti-competitive law on butter … for now

Minerva Dairy is an Ohio-based dairy that has sold its delicious artisanal butter to satisfied consumers in all 50 states. Recently, however, Wisconsin began enforcing a law designed to insulate … ›

PLF submits letter on GMO labeling rule

The government shouldn’t be able to force you to say things you don’t want to say. When the State compels speech for no good reason, Americans may call on the First … ›

Obamacare's First Amendment problem

The Affordable Care Act raises myriad constitutional problems. The Supreme Court has held that the commerce clause does not provide Congress with the power to enact the individual mandate. The Court also invalidated, … ›

Ninth Circuit: Ban on felon-coaches is not racial discrimination

The Ninth Circuit issued a favorable opinion today in Hardie v. NCAA, a case raising the important question of whether disparate impact liability is cognizable under Title II of the … ›

My speech to the Federalist Society at the University of Michigan Law School

I recently spoke to the Federalist Society at the University of Michigan Law School about PLF’s cert petition in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. In Mansky, we ask the Supreme … ›

Ninth Circuit sides with PLF in an important free speech decision

The First Amendment doesn’t just protect your right to speak, it also protects your right not to speak. So imagine if your municipal government required you to devote 20% of … ›

PLF files reply in challenge to Minnesota’s ban on political apparel

Minnesota bans political apparel at polling places across the State. The government interprets “political” broadly: the ban applies to shirts with classic American phrases such as “Liberty” or “Don’t tread on me,” as long as those phrases appear alongside a tea party logo — no matter how small.

Ninth Circuit schedules hearing in union access case

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently announced that it will hear oral argument in the Cedar Point Nursery v. Gould on November 17 in San Francisco. In that case, PLF represents California citrus growers in their constitutional challenge to a law that forces them to give up their property for the benefit of union organizers.

Four-year-old boy banned from school for having long hair

Jessica Oates is the single mother of Jabez, a four-year-old boy who was excited to start his first day of school. Unfortunately, administrators at Barbers Hill ISD in Texas told the … ›

Court refuses to halt Wisconsin's anti-competitive law on butter … for now

Minerva Dairy is an Ohio-based dairy that has sold its delicious artisanal butter to satisfied consumers in all 50 states. Recently, however, Wisconsin began enforcing a law designed to insulate … ›

PLF submits letter on GMO labeling rule

The government shouldn’t be able to force you to say things you don’t want to say. When the State compels speech for no good reason, Americans may call on the First … ›

Obamacare's First Amendment problem

The Affordable Care Act raises myriad constitutional problems. The Supreme Court has held that the commerce clause does not provide Congress with the power to enact the individual mandate. The Court also invalidated, … ›

Ninth Circuit: Ban on felon-coaches is not racial discrimination

The Ninth Circuit issued a favorable opinion today in Hardie v. NCAA, a case raising the important question of whether disparate impact liability is cognizable under Title II of the … ›