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Author: eshear

April 10, 2020

COVID-19’s economic fallout shows why California must stop its war against freelancers

The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a massive hit to the U.S. economy, and California is no exception. The March jobs report showed the Golden State is shedding jobs at a furious rate. Yet a California law remains on the books that further frustrates the ability of freelancers to find work. On January 1, Assembly Bill ...

March 08, 2019

Weekly litigation report — March 8, 2019

Appellate victory for high school dancers The federal Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled in favor of PLF clients Dmitri Moua and Zachary Greenwald, reversing a trial court judgment and ordering Minnesota officials not to ban boys from competitive high school dance teams. In D.M. and Z.G. v. Minnesota State High School League, ...

August 14, 2017

PLF Scores Important Property Rights Win in Capistrano Shores

An Orange County Trial Court in California handed down a victory to PLF and the Wills family. ...

August 14, 2017

Victim speaks out on Michigan’s abusive foreclosure law

Henderson Hodgens and other small property owners are turning to the Supreme Court for help after they were victimized by Michigan's abusive foreclosure law. Hodgens' childhood home was taken by Van Buren County and sold for a $42,000 profit, which the county pocketed, leaving Hodgen's with nothing except his father's old tractor. ...

August 14, 2017

Michigan exploits minor tax debts as an excuse for taking

PLF's Director of Communications Harold Johnson hosts a discussion with PLF Attorney Christina Martin and Reginald Hill, a Church Deacon at Wayside Church. ...