President's weekly report — March 1, 2013

March 01, 2013 | By ROB RIVETT

Property Rights — Water, Fish and Takings The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal on ripeness grounds of Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States.  This was the case where the district alleged that a fish ladder and water diversion required to protect endangered fish took its water rights (see picture to right ...


Central Coast Forest Association wins round in California Supreme Court

March 10, 2017 | By TONY FRANCOIS

Central Coast Forest Association, supported by Pacific Legal Foundation as amicus curiae, has won a long running procedural battle in the California Supreme Court. The unanimous Court ruled that California’s Endangered Species Act allows interested parties to petition for a species to be removed from the state’s list of endangered spe ...