Weekly litigation report — September 2, 2017

This week’s topics: Can the executive branch be the judicial branch? When is “just compensation” unjust? Meet the new boss, same as the old boss?

Does President Trump know that his Administration is blocking an important Michigan road project?

On behalf of its client the Marquette County Road Commission, PLF filed its Reply Brief in Marquette County Road Commission v. EPA.

PLF asks Ninth Circuit to delay Duarte Nursery trial

Late last Friday, PLF, on behalf of clients John Duarte and Duarte Nursery, filed a Petition in the Ninth Circuit requesting that it stay the upcoming trial in the Duarte … ›

WOTUS rule withdrawal only a good start

Pacific Legal Foundation applauds the Trump administration’s announcement of its withdrawal of the infamous WOTUS rule. But it’s only a start. More must be done. The WOTUS rule called for … ›

PLF attorney Tony Francois speaks tomorrow at World Ag Expo

I will be speaking tomorrow at 10:45 am Pacific in the Seminar Center at World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. I will be joined by PLF client John Duarte, and … ›

Q & A on federal rule redefining dry land as water

The federal government regulates “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. The U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers define “navigable waters” to include millions of square miles of … ›

Opening salvo in Clean Water Act appeal

Earlier this week, we filed our opening brief on appeal in Universal Welding & Fabrication, Inc. v. United States Army Corps of Engineers.  Our client, Universal Welding, is a family-owned steel … ›

PLF responds to Corps’ disappointing nationwide permit proposal

This morning PLF submitted a comment letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers in response to the Corps’ Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits under the Clean … ›

Army Corps pollutes St. Lucie River, evades Clean Water Act

Today, the Stuart News—Florida’s paper of record when it comes to the St. Lucie River—published my op-ed on the destruction the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visits upon this river … ›

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Weekly litigation report — September 2, 2017

This week’s topics: Can the executive branch be the judicial branch? When is “just compensation” unjust? Meet the new boss, same as the old boss?

Does President Trump know that his Administration is blocking an important Michigan road project?

On behalf of its client the Marquette County Road Commission, PLF filed its Reply Brief in Marquette County Road Commission v. EPA.

PLF asks Ninth Circuit to delay Duarte Nursery trial

Late last Friday, PLF, on behalf of clients John Duarte and Duarte Nursery, filed a Petition in the Ninth Circuit requesting that it stay the upcoming trial in the Duarte … ›

WOTUS rule withdrawal only a good start

Pacific Legal Foundation applauds the Trump administration’s announcement of its withdrawal of the infamous WOTUS rule. But it’s only a start. More must be done. The WOTUS rule called for … ›

PLF attorney Tony Francois speaks tomorrow at World Ag Expo

I will be speaking tomorrow at 10:45 am Pacific in the Seminar Center at World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. I will be joined by PLF client John Duarte, and … ›

Q & A on federal rule redefining dry land as water

The federal government regulates “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. The U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers define “navigable waters” to include millions of square miles of … ›

Opening salvo in Clean Water Act appeal

Earlier this week, we filed our opening brief on appeal in Universal Welding & Fabrication, Inc. v. United States Army Corps of Engineers.  Our client, Universal Welding, is a family-owned steel … ›

PLF responds to Corps’ disappointing nationwide permit proposal

This morning PLF submitted a comment letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers in response to the Corps’ Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits under the Clean … ›

Army Corps pollutes St. Lucie River, evades Clean Water Act

Today, the Stuart News—Florida’s paper of record when it comes to the St. Lucie River—published my op-ed on the destruction the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visits upon this river … ›

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Weekly litigation report — September 2, 2017

This week’s topics: Can the executive branch be the judicial branch? When is “just compensation” unjust? Meet the new boss, same as the old boss?

Does President Trump know that his Administration is blocking an important Michigan road project?

On behalf of its client the Marquette County Road Commission, PLF filed its Reply Brief in Marquette County Road Commission v. EPA.

PLF asks Ninth Circuit to delay Duarte Nursery trial

Late last Friday, PLF, on behalf of clients John Duarte and Duarte Nursery, filed a Petition in the Ninth Circuit requesting that it stay the upcoming trial in the Duarte … ›

WOTUS rule withdrawal only a good start

Pacific Legal Foundation applauds the Trump administration’s announcement of its withdrawal of the infamous WOTUS rule. But it’s only a start. More must be done. The WOTUS rule called for … ›

PLF attorney Tony Francois speaks tomorrow at World Ag Expo

I will be speaking tomorrow at 10:45 am Pacific in the Seminar Center at World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. I will be joined by PLF client John Duarte, and … ›

Q & A on federal rule redefining dry land as water

The federal government regulates “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. The U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers define “navigable waters” to include millions of square miles of … ›

Opening salvo in Clean Water Act appeal

Earlier this week, we filed our opening brief on appeal in Universal Welding & Fabrication, Inc. v. United States Army Corps of Engineers.  Our client, Universal Welding, is a family-owned steel … ›

PLF responds to Corps’ disappointing nationwide permit proposal

This morning PLF submitted a comment letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers in response to the Corps’ Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits under the Clean … ›

Army Corps pollutes St. Lucie River, evades Clean Water Act

Today, the Stuart News—Florida’s paper of record when it comes to the St. Lucie River—published my op-ed on the destruction the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visits upon this river … ›

Weekly litigation report — September 2, 2017

This week’s topics: Can the executive branch be the judicial branch? When is “just compensation” unjust? Meet the new boss, same as the old boss?

Does President Trump know that his Administration is blocking an important Michigan road project?

On behalf of its client the Marquette County Road Commission, PLF filed its Reply Brief in Marquette County Road Commission v. EPA.

PLF asks Ninth Circuit to delay Duarte Nursery trial

Late last Friday, PLF, on behalf of clients John Duarte and Duarte Nursery, filed a Petition in the Ninth Circuit requesting that it stay the upcoming trial in the Duarte … ›

WOTUS rule withdrawal only a good start

Pacific Legal Foundation applauds the Trump administration’s announcement of its withdrawal of the infamous WOTUS rule. But it’s only a start. More must be done. The WOTUS rule called for … ›

PLF attorney Tony Francois speaks tomorrow at World Ag Expo

I will be speaking tomorrow at 10:45 am Pacific in the Seminar Center at World Ag Expo in Tulare, California. I will be joined by PLF client John Duarte, and … ›

Q & A on federal rule redefining dry land as water

The federal government regulates “navigable waters” under the Clean Water Act. The U.S. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers define “navigable waters” to include millions of square miles of … ›

Opening salvo in Clean Water Act appeal

Earlier this week, we filed our opening brief on appeal in Universal Welding & Fabrication, Inc. v. United States Army Corps of Engineers.  Our client, Universal Welding, is a family-owned steel … ›

PLF responds to Corps’ disappointing nationwide permit proposal

This morning PLF submitted a comment letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers in response to the Corps’ Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits under the Clean … ›

Army Corps pollutes St. Lucie River, evades Clean Water Act

Today, the Stuart News—Florida’s paper of record when it comes to the St. Lucie River—published my op-ed on the destruction the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visits upon this river … ›