Opening day for SCOTUS nears as PLF readies to throw first pitch
This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed its Reply Brief in Weyerhaeuser v US Fish & Wildlife Service, a case that arises from the Fifth Circuit and involves our client Edward Poitevent’s property in the deep woods of Louisiana The Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral argument in this important Endangered Species Act case on the first day of the new High Court term: October 1st, 2018 Edward and his family have held the vast majority of the land the government designated as “critical habitat” for the dusky gopher frog back in 2011; theRead more
Municipal Code of Chicago § 7-38-115(1) (GPS-tracking rule) requires the owners of food trucks operating within Chicago to attach GPS tracking devices to their vehicles as a condition of retaining … ›Read more
Prior to 1951, lead paint was lawfully sold and used in the interior of houses. This presented no problem at the time, but, as it ages and deteriorates, and as … ›Read more
According to James Madison, “as a man is said to have a right to his property, he may be equally said to have a property in his rights.” Property rights … ›Read more
The Supreme Court’s recent decision freeing workers from the bonds of union serfdom is already having a broad impact. In June, the Supreme Court held in Janus v. AFSCME that … ›Read more
Can the government designate your private property critical habitat for a species that can’t survive there?
Pacific Legal Foundation filed its Reply Brief today in Weyerhaeuser v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral argument in this important … ›Read more