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By David J. Deerson

PLF Files Amicus Letter Urging California Supreme Court to Clarify Public Trust Obligations

This morning, PLF filed an Amicus Letter urging the Supreme Court of California to grant review of the court of appeal’s decision in Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control … ›

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By Christina M. Martin

Rose Knick’s historic Constitutional case to be reargued

Rose Knick thought the pinnacle of her case would be on October 3, 2018, when eight Supreme Court justices spent an hour hearing legal arguments arising from her attempt to … ›

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By Anthony L. Francois

Joe Robertson appeals his navigable waters conviction to Supreme Court

PLF client Joe Robertson lives deep in the Montana woods at the edge of a national forest, an area increasingly prone to destructive, life-threatening fires. The only available water supply … ›

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By Timothy R. Snowball

Warrantless searches threaten the rights of all Americans

What are the proper limits on government power? For some complicated legal questions, the answer is not always easy. But for others, like the operation of the Fourth Amendment to the … ›

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By Daniel M. Ortner

Why is Texas Afraid of Free and Fair Competition?

The Constitution forbids states from passing laws in order to entrench local businesses and exclude free and fair competition.  But Texas has worked for decades to protect its local liquor … ›

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By James S. Burling

Weekly litigation report — November 2, 2018

Knick to be reargued The court has ordered Knick v. Scott Township for reargument. In this order the Court has asked Ms. Knick to file a supplemental briefs by the end … ›

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By Jim Manley

Is this picture of a falcon illegal?

Picture America. Idyllic images of amber waves of grain, purple mountain majesties, or ancient desert canyons fill the mind. Above whatever landscape the word “America” calls to your mind, an … ›

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By Timothy R. Snowball

There is no “falconry exception” to the Bill of Rights

Imagine one quiet morning you are eating breakfast in your own home. Minding your own business and not bothering anyone. Suddenly, there are several loud raps on your door. Rightly startled, … ›

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By James S. Burling

Weekly litigation update — October 27, 2018

This road to the Supreme Court takes PLF through the U-P This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed its latest Petition for Writ of Certiorari at the Supreme Court of the … ›

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