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May 14, 2013

Is the Roberts Court pro-business?

A recent New York Times article reports that many scholars believe the Roberts Court is more pro-business than its predecessors. To support this claim, they point mostly to procedural decisions, especially limits the Court has put on class action lawsuits. It is bizarre to call this Court more "pro-business" than its predecessors simply because it ...

September 19, 2012

State auditor says failure to reform regulations is hurting businesses

PLF attorneys regularly represent people who have been stymied by government in their attempts to earn a living.  For example, Adam Sweet and Michael Munie were both prevented from legally operating moving companies until PLF challenged the unconstitutional laws that stood in their way.  It was with these and other entrepreneurial PLF clients in ...

January 17, 2012

Rescuing the right to earn a living in Missouri

Today we filed this motion in the case of St. Louis entrepreneur Michael Munie, asking the court to strike down a Missouri state law that essentially forbids anyone from going into the moving business without first getting permission from the existing moving companies. To be more precise, it's illegal to run a moving company without getting ...