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By Christina M. Martin

Supreme Court hears oral argument in excessive fines case

Today the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Timbs v.  Indiana, a case brought by our friends at Institute for Justice.  In Timbs, the Supreme Court will decide whether the … ›

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By Mark Miller

Edward Poitevent’s victory at Supreme Court is a win for property rights and government accountability

This article will appear in the upcoming issue of Sword&Scales, PLF’s quarterly magazine. Sign up to receive the magazine here. The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a major victory for PLF … ›

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By Chris Kieser

Proposed bill would rein in “tree police” in Michigan towns

Do you own the trees on your property? Most property owners assume so, but one particular Michigan municipality thinks otherwise: Canton, a township just outside Detroit, has ramped up enforcement … ›

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By James S. Burling

Weekly litigation report: Private property rights and illegal taxation

PLF joins Montanans’ private property fight against federal government This week, in Wilkins v. United States of America, PLF took over as lead attorneys for two Montana property owners who … ›

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By Jeffrey W. McCoy

The Forest Service pulled a bait-and-switch on a decades-old land deal. Here’s how the owners are fighting back.

When the government negotiates for a limited-access easement across your property, it cannot turn around later and decide it has an unlimited right to cross your property. Wil Wilkins and … ›

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By David J. Deerson

Why are California bureaucrats trying to undermine the will of San Diego voters?

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time. Maybe that’s why the California … ›

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By Daniel M. Ortner

Grassroots political participation under attack in Utah

Anyone who’s ever been involved in state or local political campaigns and party activities understands the vital importance of grassroots volunteer activity. I experienced this lesson firsthand when I got … ›

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By James S. Burling

Weekly litigation report: Navigable wetlands, water rights, and more

PLF asks Supreme Court to take up wetlands enforcement case This Wednesday we filed a cert. petition in the Supreme Court in Robertson v. United States. Joe Robertson is appealing … ›

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By Anthony L. Francois

How to find out if the EPA’s ‘navigable waters’ regulations affect you

In light of Joe Robertson’s appeal of his Clean Water Act conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court, readers might be wondering if any foot-wide ditches on their property are also … ›

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