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Goodwin v. Walton County, Florida Documents 11-14-16 (1)

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J. David Breemer

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David (Dave) Breemer developed a passion for liberty while reading classics such as John Locke’s Two Treatises of Government and Thomas Paine’s The Rights of Man, as he pursued a … ›

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Oliver J. Dunford

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Oliver Dunford joined PLF’s office in Sacramento in March 2017. He litigates across the country to defend and advance individual liberty and the rule of law. Oliver’s cases involve the … ›

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Christina M. Martin

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Christina Martin is an attorney at PLF’s Florida office in Palm Beach Gardens. She litigates cases around the country to protect individual rights, property rights, and the rule of law.  … ›

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By Christina M. Martin

Florida city unconstitutionally authorizes public trespassing

In recent years, many local and state governments have used crafty methods to take access to private beaches without first paying for the right. Governments have imposed easements on private … ›

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By Christina M. Martin

Goodwins' fight against land grab and First Amendment violations gaining national attention

The Goodwins

This weekend, Forbes carried an excellent story about PLF’s fight on behalf of Edward and Delanie Goodwin In July, PLF attorneys filed a First Amendment challenge to protect the Goodwins’ right to speak on their own private property Walton County banned signs on privately owned beaches last year, hoping to allow the public to trespass on private beaches without having to pay for the use County officials threatened the Goodwins with large fines for keeping two “private property” signs and one small sign saying “If Walton County Wants My Property, It Must Pay For

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By Christina M. Martin

Walton County couple speaks up for property owners' First Amendment rights

The Goodwins
The Goodwins

Last week, the Destin Log published my opinion article about Edward and Delanie Goodwin’s challenge to a Walton County, Florida, ordinance that bans signs on the Goodwins’ private property PLF is representing the Goodwins in a First Amendment lawsuit As I explain in the article, the Goodwins’ right to speak is intertwined with their property rights:

“Freedom is indivisible,” as Ronald Reagan once said “There is no ‘s’ on the end of it You can erode freedom, diminish it, but you cannot divide it and choose to keep ‘some freedoms’ while giving up others”

The truth of

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