Weekly litigation report — December 16, 2017

PLF supports property owners’ right to a jury in federal takings cases Code violations should not be a city’s no-appeal cash machine PLF announces appeal to illegal jaguar rule Coastal … ›

Why juries matter when you’re up against the government

If the federal government takes your property, who would you want to decide how much it owes you: the government that took your stuff or a jury of your peers?

Further analysis of Cal Supremes’ ruling on mandatory mediation and conciliation

The court’s ruling okaying this forced “collective bargaining” raises significant concerns for maintaining robust doctrines of equal protection and the separation of powers.

Weekly litigation report—December 9, 2017

PLF Asks Michigan Supreme Court to Review Taking of Home for an $8 debt, Oral Argument at the U.S. Sixth Circuit in PLF’s Marquette County case, and Seattle’s “involuntary speech – forced democracy” scheme has been appealed.

PLF appeals in speech case against Seattle

First, has anyone run for office recently that you detest? Second, how would you feel if your government forced you to donate $100 to that candidate’s campaign? Now you know how our clients feel about democracy vouchers.

Weekly litigation report—December 2, 2017

Motion for summary judgment to be filed in Minerva Dairy, PLF testifies before Congress on WOTUS, and the California Supreme Court upholds compulsory interest arbitration for agricultural employers.

Hearing on Affordable Housing Shakedown in Marin County

When the Cherk family applied for a permit to split their large residential parcel into two lots, the County of Marin demanded they pay $40,000 into the County’s “affordable housing” fund as a condition of the permit. The Cherks objected, but got nowhere with County officials and ultimately paid the fee under protest.

Minerva Dairy asks court to declare Wisconsin’s butter grading law unconstitutional

Today, PLF filed its opening brief on behalf of Minerva Dairy asking the federal district court to strike down Wisconsin’s butter grading law. Since we filed our complaint back in … ›

One step closer to protecting workers’ rights

After 40 years of garnishing worker paychecks under the authority of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, the coercion must end. It’s about time the unions started thinking about how to offer value to workers.

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Weekly litigation report — December 16, 2017

PLF supports property owners’ right to a jury in federal takings cases Code violations should not be a city’s no-appeal cash machine PLF announces appeal to illegal jaguar rule Coastal … ›

Why juries matter when you’re up against the government

If the federal government takes your property, who would you want to decide how much it owes you: the government that took your stuff or a jury of your peers?

Further analysis of Cal Supremes’ ruling on mandatory mediation and conciliation

The court’s ruling okaying this forced “collective bargaining” raises significant concerns for maintaining robust doctrines of equal protection and the separation of powers.

Weekly litigation report—December 9, 2017

PLF Asks Michigan Supreme Court to Review Taking of Home for an $8 debt, Oral Argument at the U.S. Sixth Circuit in PLF’s Marquette County case, and Seattle’s “involuntary speech – forced democracy” scheme has been appealed.

PLF appeals in speech case against Seattle

First, has anyone run for office recently that you detest? Second, how would you feel if your government forced you to donate $100 to that candidate’s campaign? Now you know how our clients feel about democracy vouchers.

Weekly litigation report—December 2, 2017

Motion for summary judgment to be filed in Minerva Dairy, PLF testifies before Congress on WOTUS, and the California Supreme Court upholds compulsory interest arbitration for agricultural employers.

Hearing on Affordable Housing Shakedown in Marin County

When the Cherk family applied for a permit to split their large residential parcel into two lots, the County of Marin demanded they pay $40,000 into the County’s “affordable housing” fund as a condition of the permit. The Cherks objected, but got nowhere with County officials and ultimately paid the fee under protest.

Minerva Dairy asks court to declare Wisconsin’s butter grading law unconstitutional

Today, PLF filed its opening brief on behalf of Minerva Dairy asking the federal district court to strike down Wisconsin’s butter grading law. Since we filed our complaint back in … ›

One step closer to protecting workers’ rights

After 40 years of garnishing worker paychecks under the authority of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, the coercion must end. It’s about time the unions started thinking about how to offer value to workers.

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Weekly litigation report — December 16, 2017

PLF supports property owners’ right to a jury in federal takings cases Code violations should not be a city’s no-appeal cash machine PLF announces appeal to illegal jaguar rule Coastal … ›

Why juries matter when you’re up against the government

If the federal government takes your property, who would you want to decide how much it owes you: the government that took your stuff or a jury of your peers?

Further analysis of Cal Supremes’ ruling on mandatory mediation and conciliation

The court’s ruling okaying this forced “collective bargaining” raises significant concerns for maintaining robust doctrines of equal protection and the separation of powers.

Weekly litigation report—December 9, 2017

PLF Asks Michigan Supreme Court to Review Taking of Home for an $8 debt, Oral Argument at the U.S. Sixth Circuit in PLF’s Marquette County case, and Seattle’s “involuntary speech – forced democracy” scheme has been appealed.

PLF appeals in speech case against Seattle

First, has anyone run for office recently that you detest? Second, how would you feel if your government forced you to donate $100 to that candidate’s campaign? Now you know how our clients feel about democracy vouchers.

Weekly litigation report—December 2, 2017

Motion for summary judgment to be filed in Minerva Dairy, PLF testifies before Congress on WOTUS, and the California Supreme Court upholds compulsory interest arbitration for agricultural employers.

Hearing on Affordable Housing Shakedown in Marin County

When the Cherk family applied for a permit to split their large residential parcel into two lots, the County of Marin demanded they pay $40,000 into the County’s “affordable housing” fund as a condition of the permit. The Cherks objected, but got nowhere with County officials and ultimately paid the fee under protest.

Minerva Dairy asks court to declare Wisconsin’s butter grading law unconstitutional

Today, PLF filed its opening brief on behalf of Minerva Dairy asking the federal district court to strike down Wisconsin’s butter grading law. Since we filed our complaint back in … ›

One step closer to protecting workers’ rights

After 40 years of garnishing worker paychecks under the authority of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, the coercion must end. It’s about time the unions started thinking about how to offer value to workers.

Weekly litigation report — December 16, 2017

PLF supports property owners’ right to a jury in federal takings cases Code violations should not be a city’s no-appeal cash machine PLF announces appeal to illegal jaguar rule Coastal … ›

Why juries matter when you’re up against the government

If the federal government takes your property, who would you want to decide how much it owes you: the government that took your stuff or a jury of your peers?

Further analysis of Cal Supremes’ ruling on mandatory mediation and conciliation

The court’s ruling okaying this forced “collective bargaining” raises significant concerns for maintaining robust doctrines of equal protection and the separation of powers.

Weekly litigation report—December 9, 2017

PLF Asks Michigan Supreme Court to Review Taking of Home for an $8 debt, Oral Argument at the U.S. Sixth Circuit in PLF’s Marquette County case, and Seattle’s “involuntary speech – forced democracy” scheme has been appealed.

PLF appeals in speech case against Seattle

First, has anyone run for office recently that you detest? Second, how would you feel if your government forced you to donate $100 to that candidate’s campaign? Now you know how our clients feel about democracy vouchers.

Weekly litigation report—December 2, 2017

Motion for summary judgment to be filed in Minerva Dairy, PLF testifies before Congress on WOTUS, and the California Supreme Court upholds compulsory interest arbitration for agricultural employers.

Hearing on Affordable Housing Shakedown in Marin County

When the Cherk family applied for a permit to split their large residential parcel into two lots, the County of Marin demanded they pay $40,000 into the County’s “affordable housing” fund as a condition of the permit. The Cherks objected, but got nowhere with County officials and ultimately paid the fee under protest.

Minerva Dairy asks court to declare Wisconsin’s butter grading law unconstitutional

Today, PLF filed its opening brief on behalf of Minerva Dairy asking the federal district court to strike down Wisconsin’s butter grading law. Since we filed our complaint back in … ›

One step closer to protecting workers’ rights

After 40 years of garnishing worker paychecks under the authority of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, the coercion must end. It’s about time the unions started thinking about how to offer value to workers.