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What are the odds that SCOTUS will have to decide the constitutionality of Nevada's monopoly on sports gambling?

November 03, 2014 | By JONATHAN WOOD

Last term, the Supreme Court considered a petition to hear New Jersey’s challenge to a federal law that forbids any state from liberalizing its sports gambling laws except Nevada. PLF and Cato submitted an amicus brief asking the Court to take up the case to decide an important constitutional question: can Congress arbitrarily discriminate am ...

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PLF says water regs go too far

August 28, 2009 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

Author: Harold Johnson In this comprehensive article, PLF attorney, M. Reed Hopper, critiques the Clean Water Restoration Act pending in Congress.  He exposes the misconceptions on  which the Act is based and argues the Act far exceeds congressional power.  Contrary to common belief and longstanding constitutional principles ...