Upcoming Events


Certificate of Need Research Conference

Date: June 02, 2023
Location: John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University
Time: All Day, beginning 9:00 a.m. EDT

We are pleased to formally invite paper submissions for a Certificate of Need Research Conference, co-sponsored by the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation (CSOR) and Pacific Legal Fou…


Rethinking Penn Central

Date: October 25, 2023
Time: All Day, beginning 9:00 a.m. EST

Pacific Legal Foundation seeks papers for a research roundtable on the landmark regulatory takings case, Penn Central Transportation Company v. City of New York, to be held in October 2023. Please submit a brief proposal that describes your thesis and how your paper will contribute to the legal discussion regarding how to fix or replace …


Should Agency Adjudication Be Ended?

Date: October 27, 2023
Location: Arlington, VA
Time: All Day, beginning 9:00 a.m. EST

Pacific Legal Foundation’s Center for the Separation of Powers seeks papers for a research roundtable on ending agency adjudication of private rights to be held near the end of October. Today, both federal and state agencies with the power to issue substantive regulations, investigate potential violations, and institute enforcement actions often al …

Past Events


[Past Event] - Agencies Run Amok: How Government Is Undermining Our Fourth Amendment Rights

Date: May 17, 2023
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Time: 1:00 p.m. EDT to 2:00 p.m. EDT

All Americans have the right to feel safe in their homes. Especially children, and especially from warrantless government searches and seizures. Unfortunately, as Josh Sabey and Sarah Perkins can attest, these fundamental Fourth Amendment protections are too often ignored by state and federal agencies with devastating results to both liberty and se …


[Past Event] - Sword&Scales LIVE! In the Face of Giants

Date: May 09, 2023
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Time: 3:00 p.m. EDT – 4:00 p.m. EDT

“In the Face of Giants”—the latest edition of Pacific Legal Foundation’s quarterly magazine Sword&Scales—unfolds the stories that define PLF: our heroic clients and their battles for justice…


[Past Event] - Home Equity Theft at the Supreme Court

Date: April 26, 2023
Location: Top of the Hill Banquet & Conference Center at The Reserve Officers Association 1 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m. EDT

On Wednesday, April 26, after arguing Geraldine’s case at the Supreme Court in the morning, PLF’s Christina Martin will join other litigators and experts for a 4:30 p.m. panel discussion and celeb…


[Past Event] - Deep Dive and Amicus Review: Tyler v. Hennepin County

Date: April 19, 2023
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT – 3:00 p.m. EDT

Our panel of PLF attorneys and amici partners will be sitting down to dive in deep and discuss the essential arguments in this case and respond to critics from the other side.