Government wants citizens to pay for seeking destroyed public records

Strong public records laws give citizens access to the information they need to hold government accountable.  PLF knows firsthand that public records can arm citizens with evidence of constitutional or statutory … ›

California decision chills public interest litigation

Earlier today, the California Supreme Court denied review of the case Vargas v. City of Salinas, which sought review of an outrageous, ruinous award of over $250,000 in attorneys’ fees … ›

Oregon proposal would mandate attorney fees in land use cases

Author: Daniel Himebaugh Legislators in Oregon have proposed a new bill that would require the state Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) and Court of Appeals to award attorney fees … ›

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Government wants citizens to pay for seeking destroyed public records

Strong public records laws give citizens access to the information they need to hold government accountable.  PLF knows firsthand that public records can arm citizens with evidence of constitutional or statutory … ›

California decision chills public interest litigation

Earlier today, the California Supreme Court denied review of the case Vargas v. City of Salinas, which sought review of an outrageous, ruinous award of over $250,000 in attorneys’ fees … ›

Oregon proposal would mandate attorney fees in land use cases

Author: Daniel Himebaugh Legislators in Oregon have proposed a new bill that would require the state Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) and Court of Appeals to award attorney fees … ›

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Government wants citizens to pay for seeking destroyed public records

Strong public records laws give citizens access to the information they need to hold government accountable.  PLF knows firsthand that public records can arm citizens with evidence of constitutional or statutory … ›

California decision chills public interest litigation

Earlier today, the California Supreme Court denied review of the case Vargas v. City of Salinas, which sought review of an outrageous, ruinous award of over $250,000 in attorneys’ fees … ›

Oregon proposal would mandate attorney fees in land use cases

Author: Daniel Himebaugh Legislators in Oregon have proposed a new bill that would require the state Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) and Court of Appeals to award attorney fees … ›

Government wants citizens to pay for seeking destroyed public records

Strong public records laws give citizens access to the information they need to hold government accountable.  PLF knows firsthand that public records can arm citizens with evidence of constitutional or statutory … ›

California decision chills public interest litigation

Earlier today, the California Supreme Court denied review of the case Vargas v. City of Salinas, which sought review of an outrageous, ruinous award of over $250,000 in attorneys’ fees … ›

Oregon proposal would mandate attorney fees in land use cases

Author: Daniel Himebaugh Legislators in Oregon have proposed a new bill that would require the state Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) and Court of Appeals to award attorney fees … ›