Grassroots political participation under attack in Utah

While I was studying law at Brigham Young University, I attended my first Utah Republican Party precinct caucus—essentially a community meeting. I had not planned to run for a leadership … ›

PLF Files Amicus Letter Urging California Supreme Court to Clarify Public Trust Obligations

This morning, PLF filed an Amicus Letter urging the Supreme Court of California to grant review of the court of appeal’s decision in Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control … ›

Rose Knick’s historic Constitutional case to be reargued

Rose Knick thought the pinnacle of her case would be on October 3, 2018, when eight Supreme Court justices spent an hour hearing legal arguments arising from her attempt to … ›

Joe Robertson appeals his navigable waters conviction to Supreme Court

PLF client Joe Robertson lives deep in the Montana woods at the edge of a national forest, an area increasingly prone to destructive, life-threatening fires. The only available water supply … ›

Warrantless searches threaten the rights of all Americans

What are the proper limits on government power? For some complicated legal questions, the answer is not always easy. But for others, like the operation of the Fourth Amendment to the … ›

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 … ›

There is no “falconry exception” to the Bill of Rights

Imagine one quiet morning you are eating breakfast in your own home. Minding your own business and not bothering anyone. Suddenly, there are several loud raps on your door. Rightly startled, … ›

PLF urges SCOTUS review of Hurricane Katrina flooding case

By any measure, Hurricane Katrina was a disastrous natural catastrophe. But for many landowners in St. Bernard Parish, what might have been a damaging but survivable storm was transformed into … ›

This road to the Supreme Court goes through the U-P

This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed its latest Petition for Writ of Certiorari at the Supreme Court challenging agency overreach in a case known as Marquette County Road Commission v. … ›

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Grassroots political participation under attack in Utah

While I was studying law at Brigham Young University, I attended my first Utah Republican Party precinct caucus—essentially a community meeting. I had not planned to run for a leadership … ›

PLF Files Amicus Letter Urging California Supreme Court to Clarify Public Trust Obligations

This morning, PLF filed an Amicus Letter urging the Supreme Court of California to grant review of the court of appeal’s decision in Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control … ›

Rose Knick’s historic Constitutional case to be reargued

Rose Knick thought the pinnacle of her case would be on October 3, 2018, when eight Supreme Court justices spent an hour hearing legal arguments arising from her attempt to … ›

Joe Robertson appeals his navigable waters conviction to Supreme Court

PLF client Joe Robertson lives deep in the Montana woods at the edge of a national forest, an area increasingly prone to destructive, life-threatening fires. The only available water supply … ›

Warrantless searches threaten the rights of all Americans

What are the proper limits on government power? For some complicated legal questions, the answer is not always easy. But for others, like the operation of the Fourth Amendment to the … ›

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 … ›

There is no “falconry exception” to the Bill of Rights

Imagine one quiet morning you are eating breakfast in your own home. Minding your own business and not bothering anyone. Suddenly, there are several loud raps on your door. Rightly startled, … ›

PLF urges SCOTUS review of Hurricane Katrina flooding case

By any measure, Hurricane Katrina was a disastrous natural catastrophe. But for many landowners in St. Bernard Parish, what might have been a damaging but survivable storm was transformed into … ›

This road to the Supreme Court goes through the U-P

This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed its latest Petition for Writ of Certiorari at the Supreme Court challenging agency overreach in a case known as Marquette County Road Commission v. … ›

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Grassroots political participation under attack in Utah

While I was studying law at Brigham Young University, I attended my first Utah Republican Party precinct caucus—essentially a community meeting. I had not planned to run for a leadership … ›

PLF Files Amicus Letter Urging California Supreme Court to Clarify Public Trust Obligations

This morning, PLF filed an Amicus Letter urging the Supreme Court of California to grant review of the court of appeal’s decision in Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control … ›

Rose Knick’s historic Constitutional case to be reargued

Rose Knick thought the pinnacle of her case would be on October 3, 2018, when eight Supreme Court justices spent an hour hearing legal arguments arising from her attempt to … ›

Joe Robertson appeals his navigable waters conviction to Supreme Court

PLF client Joe Robertson lives deep in the Montana woods at the edge of a national forest, an area increasingly prone to destructive, life-threatening fires. The only available water supply … ›

Warrantless searches threaten the rights of all Americans

What are the proper limits on government power? For some complicated legal questions, the answer is not always easy. But for others, like the operation of the Fourth Amendment to the … ›

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 … ›

There is no “falconry exception” to the Bill of Rights

Imagine one quiet morning you are eating breakfast in your own home. Minding your own business and not bothering anyone. Suddenly, there are several loud raps on your door. Rightly startled, … ›

PLF urges SCOTUS review of Hurricane Katrina flooding case

By any measure, Hurricane Katrina was a disastrous natural catastrophe. But for many landowners in St. Bernard Parish, what might have been a damaging but survivable storm was transformed into … ›

This road to the Supreme Court goes through the U-P

This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed its latest Petition for Writ of Certiorari at the Supreme Court challenging agency overreach in a case known as Marquette County Road Commission v. … ›

Grassroots political participation under attack in Utah

While I was studying law at Brigham Young University, I attended my first Utah Republican Party precinct caucus—essentially a community meeting. I had not planned to run for a leadership … ›

PLF Files Amicus Letter Urging California Supreme Court to Clarify Public Trust Obligations

This morning, PLF filed an Amicus Letter urging the Supreme Court of California to grant review of the court of appeal’s decision in Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control … ›

Rose Knick’s historic Constitutional case to be reargued

Rose Knick thought the pinnacle of her case would be on October 3, 2018, when eight Supreme Court justices spent an hour hearing legal arguments arising from her attempt to … ›

Joe Robertson appeals his navigable waters conviction to Supreme Court

PLF client Joe Robertson lives deep in the Montana woods at the edge of a national forest, an area increasingly prone to destructive, life-threatening fires. The only available water supply … ›

Warrantless searches threaten the rights of all Americans

What are the proper limits on government power? For some complicated legal questions, the answer is not always easy. But for others, like the operation of the Fourth Amendment to the … ›

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 … ›

There is no “falconry exception” to the Bill of Rights

Imagine one quiet morning you are eating breakfast in your own home. Minding your own business and not bothering anyone. Suddenly, there are several loud raps on your door. Rightly startled, … ›

PLF urges SCOTUS review of Hurricane Katrina flooding case

By any measure, Hurricane Katrina was a disastrous natural catastrophe. But for many landowners in St. Bernard Parish, what might have been a damaging but survivable storm was transformed into … ›

This road to the Supreme Court goes through the U-P

This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed its latest Petition for Writ of Certiorari at the Supreme Court challenging agency overreach in a case known as Marquette County Road Commission v. … ›