PLF urges SCOTUS review of Hurricane Katrina flooding case

By any measure, Hurricane Katrina was a disastrous natural catastrophe. But for many landowners in St. Bernard Parish, what might have been a damaging but survivable storm was transformed into … ›

Federal supremacy protects miners' rights

PLF and Western Mining Alliance have filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit case Bohmker v. Oregon. In the brief, we argue that federal mining policy preempts Oregon’s ban … ›

No injury = no tort remedy

[this blog post co-authored by Deborah J. La Fetra.] Traditionally, tort law compensates those injured by the fault of others.That is, a plaintiff cannot successfully sue a defendant because he could … ›

Should abstract justice displace contract law?

The Texas Supreme Court is currently considering one of the most important contract cases in recent years. In Plains v. Torch (our shortened name, for the sake of convenience), two … ›

Will the Florida Supreme Court rewrite the law, or leave that job to the legislature?

An Automatic External Defribrillator (AED) is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm. If needed, it can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. … ›

PLF asks US Supreme Court to hear broadcasters out

For years, FCC has prohibited public broadcasters from showing paid advertisements by for-profit entities or political candidates.  So when Minority TV—a non-profit channel out of San Francisco—aired advertisements for Korean … ›

Significant amicus support in Sackett v. EPA

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Last week, we received nearly a dozen amicus briefs supporting the Sacketts in their Supreme Court fight against EPA.  The briefs were submitted on behalf of … ›

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PLF urges SCOTUS review of Hurricane Katrina flooding case

By any measure, Hurricane Katrina was a disastrous natural catastrophe. But for many landowners in St. Bernard Parish, what might have been a damaging but survivable storm was transformed into … ›

Federal supremacy protects miners' rights

PLF and Western Mining Alliance have filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit case Bohmker v. Oregon. In the brief, we argue that federal mining policy preempts Oregon’s ban … ›

No injury = no tort remedy

[this blog post co-authored by Deborah J. La Fetra.] Traditionally, tort law compensates those injured by the fault of others.That is, a plaintiff cannot successfully sue a defendant because he could … ›

Should abstract justice displace contract law?

The Texas Supreme Court is currently considering one of the most important contract cases in recent years. In Plains v. Torch (our shortened name, for the sake of convenience), two … ›

Will the Florida Supreme Court rewrite the law, or leave that job to the legislature?

An Automatic External Defribrillator (AED) is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm. If needed, it can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. … ›

PLF asks US Supreme Court to hear broadcasters out

For years, FCC has prohibited public broadcasters from showing paid advertisements by for-profit entities or political candidates.  So when Minority TV—a non-profit channel out of San Francisco—aired advertisements for Korean … ›

Significant amicus support in Sackett v. EPA

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Last week, we received nearly a dozen amicus briefs supporting the Sacketts in their Supreme Court fight against EPA.  The briefs were submitted on behalf of … ›

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PLF urges SCOTUS review of Hurricane Katrina flooding case

By any measure, Hurricane Katrina was a disastrous natural catastrophe. But for many landowners in St. Bernard Parish, what might have been a damaging but survivable storm was transformed into … ›

Federal supremacy protects miners' rights

PLF and Western Mining Alliance have filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit case Bohmker v. Oregon. In the brief, we argue that federal mining policy preempts Oregon’s ban … ›

No injury = no tort remedy

[this blog post co-authored by Deborah J. La Fetra.] Traditionally, tort law compensates those injured by the fault of others.That is, a plaintiff cannot successfully sue a defendant because he could … ›

Should abstract justice displace contract law?

The Texas Supreme Court is currently considering one of the most important contract cases in recent years. In Plains v. Torch (our shortened name, for the sake of convenience), two … ›

Will the Florida Supreme Court rewrite the law, or leave that job to the legislature?

An Automatic External Defribrillator (AED) is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm. If needed, it can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. … ›

PLF asks US Supreme Court to hear broadcasters out

For years, FCC has prohibited public broadcasters from showing paid advertisements by for-profit entities or political candidates.  So when Minority TV—a non-profit channel out of San Francisco—aired advertisements for Korean … ›

Significant amicus support in Sackett v. EPA

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Last week, we received nearly a dozen amicus briefs supporting the Sacketts in their Supreme Court fight against EPA.  The briefs were submitted on behalf of … ›

PLF urges SCOTUS review of Hurricane Katrina flooding case

By any measure, Hurricane Katrina was a disastrous natural catastrophe. But for many landowners in St. Bernard Parish, what might have been a damaging but survivable storm was transformed into … ›

Federal supremacy protects miners' rights

PLF and Western Mining Alliance have filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit case Bohmker v. Oregon. In the brief, we argue that federal mining policy preempts Oregon’s ban … ›

No injury = no tort remedy

[this blog post co-authored by Deborah J. La Fetra.] Traditionally, tort law compensates those injured by the fault of others.That is, a plaintiff cannot successfully sue a defendant because he could … ›

Should abstract justice displace contract law?

The Texas Supreme Court is currently considering one of the most important contract cases in recent years. In Plains v. Torch (our shortened name, for the sake of convenience), two … ›

Will the Florida Supreme Court rewrite the law, or leave that job to the legislature?

An Automatic External Defribrillator (AED) is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm. If needed, it can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. … ›

PLF asks US Supreme Court to hear broadcasters out

For years, FCC has prohibited public broadcasters from showing paid advertisements by for-profit entities or political candidates.  So when Minority TV—a non-profit channel out of San Francisco—aired advertisements for Korean … ›

Significant amicus support in Sackett v. EPA

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Last week, we received nearly a dozen amicus briefs supporting the Sacketts in their Supreme Court fight against EPA.  The briefs were submitted on behalf of … ›