Reexamining the doctrine of unconstitutional conditions

Tomorrow, I will be speaking at the annual LSI Regulatory Takings conference about the doctrine of unconstitutional conditions.  This doctrine holds that the government cannot condition the provision of a … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: the enduring impact of the HEAL decision

One way that PLF can assure that its property rights victories have a long-lasting impact is to “connect the dots” between past cases and current controversies.  A good example is … ›

PLF convinces court of appeals to limit troublesome land use decision

Earlier today, Division One of Washington’s Court of Appeals issued a published decision in Birnbaum v. Pierce County, a case that asked whether a landowner could recover damages for government … ›

What we won in Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court denied PLF’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the case, Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners v. Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to decide important property rights issues

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the temporary takings case, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States. Our friends at the Cato Institute wrote this article highlighting … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to review important property rights case

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to take review of the important property rights case, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States.  This case asks whether government actions … ›

U.S. Supreme Court declines review of PLF’s big buffer case

Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied PLF’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the case, Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners v. Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board.  … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: fighting for a coherent regulatory takings test

At the time PLF opened its office in the Pacific Northwest, Washington’s courts had adopted an extremely pro-regulation and anti-property rights stance toward regulatory takings law.  This was primarily due … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: fighting Seattle’s housing preservation laws

In one of our earliest efforts in the Pacific Northwest, PLF participated in several cases challenging the constitutionality of a Seattle ordinance that severely restricted the use of low income … ›

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Reexamining the doctrine of unconstitutional conditions

Tomorrow, I will be speaking at the annual LSI Regulatory Takings conference about the doctrine of unconstitutional conditions.  This doctrine holds that the government cannot condition the provision of a … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: the enduring impact of the HEAL decision

One way that PLF can assure that its property rights victories have a long-lasting impact is to “connect the dots” between past cases and current controversies.  A good example is … ›

PLF convinces court of appeals to limit troublesome land use decision

Earlier today, Division One of Washington’s Court of Appeals issued a published decision in Birnbaum v. Pierce County, a case that asked whether a landowner could recover damages for government … ›

What we won in Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court denied PLF’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the case, Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners v. Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to decide important property rights issues

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the temporary takings case, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States. Our friends at the Cato Institute wrote this article highlighting … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to review important property rights case

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to take review of the important property rights case, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States.  This case asks whether government actions … ›

U.S. Supreme Court declines review of PLF’s big buffer case

Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied PLF’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the case, Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners v. Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board.  … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: fighting for a coherent regulatory takings test

At the time PLF opened its office in the Pacific Northwest, Washington’s courts had adopted an extremely pro-regulation and anti-property rights stance toward regulatory takings law.  This was primarily due … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: fighting Seattle’s housing preservation laws

In one of our earliest efforts in the Pacific Northwest, PLF participated in several cases challenging the constitutionality of a Seattle ordinance that severely restricted the use of low income … ›

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Reexamining the doctrine of unconstitutional conditions

Tomorrow, I will be speaking at the annual LSI Regulatory Takings conference about the doctrine of unconstitutional conditions.  This doctrine holds that the government cannot condition the provision of a … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: the enduring impact of the HEAL decision

One way that PLF can assure that its property rights victories have a long-lasting impact is to “connect the dots” between past cases and current controversies.  A good example is … ›

PLF convinces court of appeals to limit troublesome land use decision

Earlier today, Division One of Washington’s Court of Appeals issued a published decision in Birnbaum v. Pierce County, a case that asked whether a landowner could recover damages for government … ›

What we won in Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court denied PLF’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the case, Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners v. Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to decide important property rights issues

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the temporary takings case, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States. Our friends at the Cato Institute wrote this article highlighting … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to review important property rights case

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to take review of the important property rights case, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States.  This case asks whether government actions … ›

U.S. Supreme Court declines review of PLF’s big buffer case

Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied PLF’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the case, Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners v. Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board.  … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: fighting for a coherent regulatory takings test

At the time PLF opened its office in the Pacific Northwest, Washington’s courts had adopted an extremely pro-regulation and anti-property rights stance toward regulatory takings law.  This was primarily due … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: fighting Seattle’s housing preservation laws

In one of our earliest efforts in the Pacific Northwest, PLF participated in several cases challenging the constitutionality of a Seattle ordinance that severely restricted the use of low income … ›

Reexamining the doctrine of unconstitutional conditions

Tomorrow, I will be speaking at the annual LSI Regulatory Takings conference about the doctrine of unconstitutional conditions.  This doctrine holds that the government cannot condition the provision of a … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: the enduring impact of the HEAL decision

One way that PLF can assure that its property rights victories have a long-lasting impact is to “connect the dots” between past cases and current controversies.  A good example is … ›

PLF convinces court of appeals to limit troublesome land use decision

Earlier today, Division One of Washington’s Court of Appeals issued a published decision in Birnbaum v. Pierce County, a case that asked whether a landowner could recover damages for government … ›

What we won in Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court denied PLF’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the case, Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners v. Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to decide important property rights issues

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the temporary takings case, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States. Our friends at the Cato Institute wrote this article highlighting … ›

U.S. Supreme Court to review important property rights case

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to take review of the important property rights case, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States.  This case asks whether government actions … ›

U.S. Supreme Court declines review of PLF’s big buffer case

Earlier today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied PLF’s petition for a writ of certiorari in the case, Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners v. Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board.  … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: fighting for a coherent regulatory takings test

At the time PLF opened its office in the Pacific Northwest, Washington’s courts had adopted an extremely pro-regulation and anti-property rights stance toward regulatory takings law.  This was primarily due … ›

20 years of Pacific Northwest victories: fighting Seattle’s housing preservation laws

In one of our earliest efforts in the Pacific Northwest, PLF participated in several cases challenging the constitutionality of a Seattle ordinance that severely restricted the use of low income … ›