What does the Bill of Attainder Clause say about newfangled punishments?

Three years ago, California businesses faced crippling liability in the wake of court decisions interpreting the state’s minimum wage laws. This year, the state legislature enacted Assembly Bill 1513, which allows businesses … ›

PLF files Eighth Circuit brief to end discrimination in St. Louis

Edmund Lee, Jr., a fourth-grade student in St. Louis, is smart, likable, hardworking, optimistic, and a big fan of the Carolina Panthers. None of these qualities mattered when Edmund sought to … ›

EEOC loses its hairstyle discrimination case

Earlier today, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuit against Catastrophe Management Solutions. This an important decision concerning the proper scope of Title … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 10, 2016

Union access shenanigans from the Department of Labor PLF supports charter schools from death by limbo Environment and the right to intervene in lawsuits Property rights: Loss in Knick v. … ›

RIP Joe Hicks

We received some very shocking and extremely sad news yesterday. Joe Hicks passed away at the age of 75. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Joe a number of times, … ›

Federal courts and the duty to decide

Sometimes federal courts will dodge the Constitution rather than defend it. That happened with our constitutional challenge to Montana’s discriminatory school regulations. Yesterday, in Armstrong v. Kadas, we filed a brief asking the Ninth Circuit to … ›

The media's shifting opinion on diversity

Gabby Douglas was denied the opportunity to compete for the all-around title because of a gymnastics rule that encourages diversity of nations in the all-around finals competition. She was the … ›

Weekly litigation report — July 23, 2016

The fight for Edmund Lee goes to the appellate court This week PLF filed its notice of appeal in E.L. v. Interdistrict Choice Corporation.  Last Friday, the district court dismissed Edmund’s case, … ›

Edmund's fight against discrimination continues

Today a federal court issued an extremely disappointing decision dismissing our lawsuit, which sought to give our client, third-grader Edmund Lee, Jr., the same opportunity to attend Gateway Science Academy as … ›

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What does the Bill of Attainder Clause say about newfangled punishments?

Three years ago, California businesses faced crippling liability in the wake of court decisions interpreting the state’s minimum wage laws. This year, the state legislature enacted Assembly Bill 1513, which allows businesses … ›

PLF files Eighth Circuit brief to end discrimination in St. Louis

Edmund Lee, Jr., a fourth-grade student in St. Louis, is smart, likable, hardworking, optimistic, and a big fan of the Carolina Panthers. None of these qualities mattered when Edmund sought to … ›

EEOC loses its hairstyle discrimination case

Earlier today, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuit against Catastrophe Management Solutions. This an important decision concerning the proper scope of Title … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 10, 2016

Union access shenanigans from the Department of Labor PLF supports charter schools from death by limbo Environment and the right to intervene in lawsuits Property rights: Loss in Knick v. … ›

RIP Joe Hicks

We received some very shocking and extremely sad news yesterday. Joe Hicks passed away at the age of 75. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Joe a number of times, … ›

Federal courts and the duty to decide

Sometimes federal courts will dodge the Constitution rather than defend it. That happened with our constitutional challenge to Montana’s discriminatory school regulations. Yesterday, in Armstrong v. Kadas, we filed a brief asking the Ninth Circuit to … ›

The media's shifting opinion on diversity

Gabby Douglas was denied the opportunity to compete for the all-around title because of a gymnastics rule that encourages diversity of nations in the all-around finals competition. She was the … ›

Weekly litigation report — July 23, 2016

The fight for Edmund Lee goes to the appellate court This week PLF filed its notice of appeal in E.L. v. Interdistrict Choice Corporation.  Last Friday, the district court dismissed Edmund’s case, … ›

Edmund's fight against discrimination continues

Today a federal court issued an extremely disappointing decision dismissing our lawsuit, which sought to give our client, third-grader Edmund Lee, Jr., the same opportunity to attend Gateway Science Academy as … ›

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What does the Bill of Attainder Clause say about newfangled punishments?

Three years ago, California businesses faced crippling liability in the wake of court decisions interpreting the state’s minimum wage laws. This year, the state legislature enacted Assembly Bill 1513, which allows businesses … ›

PLF files Eighth Circuit brief to end discrimination in St. Louis

Edmund Lee, Jr., a fourth-grade student in St. Louis, is smart, likable, hardworking, optimistic, and a big fan of the Carolina Panthers. None of these qualities mattered when Edmund sought to … ›

EEOC loses its hairstyle discrimination case

Earlier today, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuit against Catastrophe Management Solutions. This an important decision concerning the proper scope of Title … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 10, 2016

Union access shenanigans from the Department of Labor PLF supports charter schools from death by limbo Environment and the right to intervene in lawsuits Property rights: Loss in Knick v. … ›

RIP Joe Hicks

We received some very shocking and extremely sad news yesterday. Joe Hicks passed away at the age of 75. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Joe a number of times, … ›

Federal courts and the duty to decide

Sometimes federal courts will dodge the Constitution rather than defend it. That happened with our constitutional challenge to Montana’s discriminatory school regulations. Yesterday, in Armstrong v. Kadas, we filed a brief asking the Ninth Circuit to … ›

The media's shifting opinion on diversity

Gabby Douglas was denied the opportunity to compete for the all-around title because of a gymnastics rule that encourages diversity of nations in the all-around finals competition. She was the … ›

Weekly litigation report — July 23, 2016

The fight for Edmund Lee goes to the appellate court This week PLF filed its notice of appeal in E.L. v. Interdistrict Choice Corporation.  Last Friday, the district court dismissed Edmund’s case, … ›

Edmund's fight against discrimination continues

Today a federal court issued an extremely disappointing decision dismissing our lawsuit, which sought to give our client, third-grader Edmund Lee, Jr., the same opportunity to attend Gateway Science Academy as … ›

What does the Bill of Attainder Clause say about newfangled punishments?

Three years ago, California businesses faced crippling liability in the wake of court decisions interpreting the state’s minimum wage laws. This year, the state legislature enacted Assembly Bill 1513, which allows businesses … ›

PLF files Eighth Circuit brief to end discrimination in St. Louis

Edmund Lee, Jr., a fourth-grade student in St. Louis, is smart, likable, hardworking, optimistic, and a big fan of the Carolina Panthers. None of these qualities mattered when Edmund sought to … ›

EEOC loses its hairstyle discrimination case

Earlier today, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the district court’s dismissal of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuit against Catastrophe Management Solutions. This an important decision concerning the proper scope of Title … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 10, 2016

Union access shenanigans from the Department of Labor PLF supports charter schools from death by limbo Environment and the right to intervene in lawsuits Property rights: Loss in Knick v. … ›

RIP Joe Hicks

We received some very shocking and extremely sad news yesterday. Joe Hicks passed away at the age of 75. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Joe a number of times, … ›

Federal courts and the duty to decide

Sometimes federal courts will dodge the Constitution rather than defend it. That happened with our constitutional challenge to Montana’s discriminatory school regulations. Yesterday, in Armstrong v. Kadas, we filed a brief asking the Ninth Circuit to … ›

The media's shifting opinion on diversity

Gabby Douglas was denied the opportunity to compete for the all-around title because of a gymnastics rule that encourages diversity of nations in the all-around finals competition. She was the … ›

Weekly litigation report — July 23, 2016

The fight for Edmund Lee goes to the appellate court This week PLF filed its notice of appeal in E.L. v. Interdistrict Choice Corporation.  Last Friday, the district court dismissed Edmund’s case, … ›

Edmund's fight against discrimination continues

Today a federal court issued an extremely disappointing decision dismissing our lawsuit, which sought to give our client, third-grader Edmund Lee, Jr., the same opportunity to attend Gateway Science Academy as … ›