President's weekly report — December 27, 2013

December 27, 2013 | By ROB RIVETT

Environment — Clean Air Act PLF and the National Association of Manufacturers filed this joint opposition brief in Alec L. v. McCarthy which is now before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.  We intervened in this case in order to explain that there is no “public trust doctrine” for air that requires government to regulate … ...


Non-injury class actions don’t belong in federal court

March 12, 2012 | By DEBORAH LA FETRA

California often marches to the beat of a different drummer. This is certainly true of the state’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), which stands as an open invitation to plaintiffs with trivial and even nonexistent injuries to bludgeon the last businesses remaining in the state with profitable “consumer protection” lawsuits. The stat ...