Department of Education building, Washington D.C.
Garrison v. U.S. Department of Education

Fighting lawless student loan cancellations to restore separation of powers

Pacific Legal Foundation filed the nation's first lawsuit challenging the Education Department's unacceptable abuse of executive authority to restore the rule of law and to enforce the Constitution's separation of powers. ...

Interior of Death of a Fox Brewing Company
Death of the Fox Brewing Co. v. NJ Div. of ABC

New Jersey craft brewers fight protectionist restrictions

Chuck and Death of the Fox are fighting back against the agency's unlawful rulemaking shortcut to stop the government from kneecapping some businesses to benefit others, to restore New Jersey microbrewers' right to make and sell beer to patrons on their property, and to ensure accountability and transparency in government. ...

Kevin Fair stands in front of his home
Fair v. Continental Resources

Nebraska widower fights government-sanctioned home equity theft

The outside world came to a screeching halt for Kevin Fair in 2013. His wife, Terry, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and Kevin had to quit his job so he could care for her at their Scottsbluff, Nebraska, home where they'd lived for nearly two decades—the home was a wedding gift from Kevin's mother. ...

Mother playing with baby in a Podster
Leachco, Inc. v. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Small family business battles arbitrary prosecution for baby pillow

Jamie Leach is a self-described "Innovationer™" who, after a close call with her seven-month-old son, leveraged her experience as a registered nurse and mom to start Leachco, Inc., a small, family-owned business based in Ada, Oklahoma, that's determined to make the world safer for babies.  ...

Pregnant woman meeting with a doctor
Katie Chubb and Augusta Birth Center v. Boyd

Georgia birth center director fights crony protectionism to help expectant mothers

The ability to choose where and how to give birth is extremely important for Katie Chubb. She and her husband drove 2.5 hours during her own labor to get to the nearest birth center. Such centers are generally small businesses or nonprofits run by certified nurse midwives and supervising physicians. Katie is originally from the United Kingdom, wher ...

Robert Mayfield v. U.S. Department of Labor

Businessman fights DOL’s illegal minimum salary rule to preserve opportunities for his beloved management team

Robert Mayfield took over his family business in 1979 and has, in pursuit of his entrepreneurial dreams, grown it exponentially ever since. Today, his company, R.U.M. Enterprises, Inc., runs 13 high-performing Dairy Queen restaurants and a Wally's Burger Express in the Austin, Texas, area, and employs more than 350 people who Robert considers his " ...

Michigan Association of Public School Academies, et al. v. U.S. Dept. of Education, et al.

Defending educational opportunity from Biden’s war on charter schools

For many children, charter schools can provide an escape route, or at least a high-quality alternative, when traditional public schools fail them. Research consistently shows that urban charter schools outperform traditional public schools. ...

Californians for Equal Rights Foundation v. Alameda County

Racial set-asides practice in government contracting denies equal treatment and opportunity

Debbie Ferrari has spent the better part of 40 years in California's construction industry, working as a manager and estimator for an Alameda County trucking company. Over that time, she has mastered the bidding process to acquire jobs for the company's employees and independent owner-operators alike, including government contracts for public jobs. ...

Catalina Park in Tucson, AZ
Sarra L. v. Faust

Falsely accused mother and child-refugee advocate fights to restore due process and separation of powers

Grocery shopping around the holidays during normal times can be challenging. In the days leading up to Thanksgiving 2020, the raging pandemic added to the stress as stores had rules to minimize the spread of COVID-19. The Tucson, Arizona, grocery store where Sarra L. shopped was no exception, asking that only adult shoppers enter the ...