Defenders of government regulation often insist that regulations exist to protect us, to keep our foods and drugs safe, or to ensure good stewardship of the environment. Of course, intentions … ›Read more
In Northeast Canyons monument case, will President Trump follow the Secretary of Interior’s recommendation to lift illegal fishing prohibitions or will he defend his predecessor’s Antiquities Act abuse?
The wheels of justice grind slowly. And sometimes they come to a complete halt. That’s what happened over the past year to fishermen challenging the illegal designation of a 5,000 … ›Read more
On Saturday, Citizens’ Alliance for Property Rights (CAPR) awarded PLF’s Pacific Northwest office with the McFarland Award. CAPR offers the award to those who have demonstrated an “unwavering dedication to, and … ›Read more
When a local government wants to regulate signs for aesthetic purposes, how should it go about doing that? You might think the answer would be to regulate the maximum size … ›Read more
The Washington Supreme Court, today, issued its final decision in the public trust case, Chelan Basin Conservancy v. GBI Holding Co. Broadly stated, the public trust doctrine holds that lands … ›Read more