Is this picture of a falcon illegal?

Picture America. Idyllic images of amber waves of grain, purple mountain majesties, or ancient desert canyons fill the mind. Above whatever landscape the word “America” calls to your mind, an … ›

Weekly litigation report — October 20, 2018

PLF to National Park Service: Keep the National Mall Open to All Kinds of Speech The National Mall and Memorial Parks are “the premier national civic space for public gatherings … ›

PLF to National Park Service: Keep the National Mall Open to All Kinds of Speech

The National Mall and Memorial Parks are “the premier national civic space for public gatherings including First Amendment activities, national celebrations … and national mourning.” In these venues, “the constitutional … ›

When speech is a nuisance

Yesterday, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Conagra v. State of California, a California state court decision holding that that three companies that lawfully sold lead paint are liable for … ›

PLF supports en banc rehearing of Ninth Circuit ruling in compelled disclosure law challenge

We filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit supporting en banc rehearing in the case of Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Becerra. We argue that the panel’s decision to … ›

Weekly litigation update — October 6, 2018

A shy frog becomes the center of attention at the Supreme Court This week the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in our Endangered Species Act case … ›

Minnesota must heed the Supreme Court’s ruling

Yesterday, PLF submitted a letter urging Minnesota to ensure that its election officials are enforcing the law within the confines of the Supreme Court’s decision in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 29, 2018

PLF attorney gives congressional testimony on ESA reform This week, PLF attorney Jonathan Wood testified before the House Natural Resource Committee, urging Congress to improve the Endangered Species Act to … ›

Seattle can’t ban criminal background checks

Does a landlord have a constitutional right to ask about someone’s criminal background before renting to them? Today, PLF filed a brief in Yim v. City of Seattle unveiling the (obvious) answer: Yes! … ›

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Is this picture of a falcon illegal?

Picture America. Idyllic images of amber waves of grain, purple mountain majesties, or ancient desert canyons fill the mind. Above whatever landscape the word “America” calls to your mind, an … ›

Weekly litigation report — October 20, 2018

PLF to National Park Service: Keep the National Mall Open to All Kinds of Speech The National Mall and Memorial Parks are “the premier national civic space for public gatherings … ›

PLF to National Park Service: Keep the National Mall Open to All Kinds of Speech

The National Mall and Memorial Parks are “the premier national civic space for public gatherings including First Amendment activities, national celebrations … and national mourning.” In these venues, “the constitutional … ›

When speech is a nuisance

Yesterday, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Conagra v. State of California, a California state court decision holding that that three companies that lawfully sold lead paint are liable for … ›

PLF supports en banc rehearing of Ninth Circuit ruling in compelled disclosure law challenge

We filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit supporting en banc rehearing in the case of Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Becerra. We argue that the panel’s decision to … ›

Weekly litigation update — October 6, 2018

A shy frog becomes the center of attention at the Supreme Court This week the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in our Endangered Species Act case … ›

Minnesota must heed the Supreme Court’s ruling

Yesterday, PLF submitted a letter urging Minnesota to ensure that its election officials are enforcing the law within the confines of the Supreme Court’s decision in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 29, 2018

PLF attorney gives congressional testimony on ESA reform This week, PLF attorney Jonathan Wood testified before the House Natural Resource Committee, urging Congress to improve the Endangered Species Act to … ›

Seattle can’t ban criminal background checks

Does a landlord have a constitutional right to ask about someone’s criminal background before renting to them? Today, PLF filed a brief in Yim v. City of Seattle unveiling the (obvious) answer: Yes! … ›

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Is this picture of a falcon illegal?

Picture America. Idyllic images of amber waves of grain, purple mountain majesties, or ancient desert canyons fill the mind. Above whatever landscape the word “America” calls to your mind, an … ›

Weekly litigation report — October 20, 2018

PLF to National Park Service: Keep the National Mall Open to All Kinds of Speech The National Mall and Memorial Parks are “the premier national civic space for public gatherings … ›

PLF to National Park Service: Keep the National Mall Open to All Kinds of Speech

The National Mall and Memorial Parks are “the premier national civic space for public gatherings including First Amendment activities, national celebrations … and national mourning.” In these venues, “the constitutional … ›

When speech is a nuisance

Yesterday, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Conagra v. State of California, a California state court decision holding that that three companies that lawfully sold lead paint are liable for … ›

PLF supports en banc rehearing of Ninth Circuit ruling in compelled disclosure law challenge

We filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit supporting en banc rehearing in the case of Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Becerra. We argue that the panel’s decision to … ›

Weekly litigation update — October 6, 2018

A shy frog becomes the center of attention at the Supreme Court This week the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in our Endangered Species Act case … ›

Minnesota must heed the Supreme Court’s ruling

Yesterday, PLF submitted a letter urging Minnesota to ensure that its election officials are enforcing the law within the confines of the Supreme Court’s decision in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 29, 2018

PLF attorney gives congressional testimony on ESA reform This week, PLF attorney Jonathan Wood testified before the House Natural Resource Committee, urging Congress to improve the Endangered Species Act to … ›

Seattle can’t ban criminal background checks

Does a landlord have a constitutional right to ask about someone’s criminal background before renting to them? Today, PLF filed a brief in Yim v. City of Seattle unveiling the (obvious) answer: Yes! … ›

Is this picture of a falcon illegal?

Picture America. Idyllic images of amber waves of grain, purple mountain majesties, or ancient desert canyons fill the mind. Above whatever landscape the word “America” calls to your mind, an … ›

Weekly litigation report — October 20, 2018

PLF to National Park Service: Keep the National Mall Open to All Kinds of Speech The National Mall and Memorial Parks are “the premier national civic space for public gatherings … ›

PLF to National Park Service: Keep the National Mall Open to All Kinds of Speech

The National Mall and Memorial Parks are “the premier national civic space for public gatherings including First Amendment activities, national celebrations … and national mourning.” In these venues, “the constitutional … ›

When speech is a nuisance

Yesterday, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in Conagra v. State of California, a California state court decision holding that that three companies that lawfully sold lead paint are liable for … ›

PLF supports en banc rehearing of Ninth Circuit ruling in compelled disclosure law challenge

We filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit supporting en banc rehearing in the case of Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Becerra. We argue that the panel’s decision to … ›

Weekly litigation update — October 6, 2018

A shy frog becomes the center of attention at the Supreme Court This week the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in our Endangered Species Act case … ›

Minnesota must heed the Supreme Court’s ruling

Yesterday, PLF submitted a letter urging Minnesota to ensure that its election officials are enforcing the law within the confines of the Supreme Court’s decision in Minnesota Voters Alliance v. … ›

Weekly litigation update — September 29, 2018

PLF attorney gives congressional testimony on ESA reform This week, PLF attorney Jonathan Wood testified before the House Natural Resource Committee, urging Congress to improve the Endangered Species Act to … ›

Seattle can’t ban criminal background checks

Does a landlord have a constitutional right to ask about someone’s criminal background before renting to them? Today, PLF filed a brief in Yim v. City of Seattle unveiling the (obvious) answer: Yes! … ›