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Author: Patty Lee

April 20, 2018

Florida Has Terrible Regulations for Selling Hearing Aids, So We’re Suing

In Florida, you need a license to sell hearing aids. Dan Taylor of Melbourne, Florida, gave up his license after 30 years, because Florida's outdated regulations were made for older models, not the updated, technologically sophisticated models he and his customers prefer. In a federal lawsuit on behalf of Dan, PLF argues that Florida's licensing ...

April 13, 2018

Dance prodigy Freddie Linden — banned from dance because of discriminatory ‘girls only’ rule

15-year-old dance prodigy Freddie Linden — banned from school dance teams by South Dakota’s discriminatory ‘girls only’ policy. ...

March 29, 2018

Weirdest Alcohol Laws: Real or Fake? Two Lawyers Quiz Each Other

Man, there are some WEIRD alcohol laws out there. Real, actual lawyers Anastasia Boden of Pacific Legal Foundation and Jarrett Dieterle of R Street Institute play a drinking game: Is the booze law real or fake? It’s not all fun and games around here though. Virginia’s law against advertising happy hour prices is weird, paternalistic, ...

March 07, 2018

The Fight for the 1st Amendment is Never Over – Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky

Pacific Legal Foundation’s David Breemer presented our case to the United States Supreme Court on February 28th, 2018. ...

February 19, 2018

State Law Blocks Black and Hispanic Students from Magnet Schools (An Injustice in Hartford)

Required by state law, race-based quotas at Hartford, Connecticut, magnet schools deny Black and Hispanic students' civil rights and chances for high-quality education. Representing seven families, PLF sued to ensure that Black and Hispanic students have the same educational opportunities as all children in Connecticut. The City of Hartford runs a ...