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November 02, 2018

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 of the month with the town’s reply due just before Christmas. The issue the court is asking for more briefing on was raised in oral ...

June 16, 2018

Weekly litigation report — June 16, 2018

Victory for the First Amendment! Challenging Florida's Tone Deaf Hearing Aid Bureaucrats Supreme Court Splits on Salmon Santa Barbara Association of Realtors v. City of Santa Barbara Victory for the First Amendment! Political speech is the most protected type of speech in the country – including in the most restricted space in American civic life ...

March 24, 2018

Weekly litigation update — March 24, 2018

PLF demands that government consider the costs of its regulations According to the Regulatory Flexibility Act, a government agency that issues a regulation must prepare a report that describes the rule's economic impacts on small businesses and the steps the agency took to minimize those impacts. In 2016, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service designat ...

October 21, 2017

Weekly litigation report — October 21, 2017

Squash the wrong bug, go to jail The price of selling your home in Santa Barbara? An illegal warrantless search. Free speech wins one in California legislature! Brief filed in Oklahoma First Amendment right to say who you are case Oral argument in Florida takings case Allies file amicus briefs in support of our bird ...

July 13, 2016

PLF sues Highland for warrantless snooping on rental property

The City of Highland is violating fundamental constitutional rights by trying to coerce landlords and tenants into surrendering their freedom from unjustified, warrantless government intrusion on their property. So argues a new federal lawsuit against the city.  It challenges the city's attempt to pressure a rental property owner and his tenants i ...