PLF files brief reiterating need to dismiss lawsuit challenging use of the Congressional Review Act

As reported on redtaperollback.com, last week a federal court in Alaska granted PLF’s motion to intervene in a lawsuit over the use of the Congressional Review Act. PLF and its clients Kurt … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 3, 2017

PLF asks Supreme Court to protect free speech San Francisco loses again in case over extortionate demands on property owners Sixth Circuit holds that victims of federal takings do not … ›

PLF uses Congressional Review Act to challenge illegally enforced wetlands guidance

Last Friday, we filed a motion in federal court in the Duarte Nursery case, asking the judge to exclude evidence based on the 2008 Post-Rapanos Guidance because it was never … ›

Weekly litigation update — May 6, 2017

Intervention filed in Congressional Review Act case As has been widely reported elsewhere, Congress and the Administration have dusted off the Congressional Review Act and have set about rescinding a … ›

The time to review and kill hundreds of rules under the CRA has not yet begun

The first part of a recent article in The Hill began like many others, suggesting that the window was “closing for Congress to roll back Obama-era regulations” under the Congressional … ›

No, the Congressional Review Act is not obscure

Congress and President Trump have now killed 13 costly regulations under the Congressional Review Act. While some have celebrated the resulting regulatory relief, others have cried foul. In the absence … ›

Public Land Withdrawals Can Be Rolled Back

The Congressional Review Act (“CRA”) defines “rule” broadly, to include any regulatory agency document that impacts the general public. The Congressional Review Act adopts the definition of “rule” from Section … ›

Bureaucrats made accountable to elected officials? Eek!

Our Congressional Review Act project (have you seen the latest at RedTapeRollback.com? Why not?) is starting to ruffle the right feathers: progressive media sites and activists have noticed that their … ›

Can agencies avoid congressional oversight by adopting rules without public notice?

As absurd as the titular question seems to ordinary people, an E&E News story quotes several law professors claiming the answer is “yes.” The story is a detailed analysis of … ›

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PLF files brief reiterating need to dismiss lawsuit challenging use of the Congressional Review Act

As reported on redtaperollback.com, last week a federal court in Alaska granted PLF’s motion to intervene in a lawsuit over the use of the Congressional Review Act. PLF and its clients Kurt … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 3, 2017

PLF asks Supreme Court to protect free speech San Francisco loses again in case over extortionate demands on property owners Sixth Circuit holds that victims of federal takings do not … ›

PLF uses Congressional Review Act to challenge illegally enforced wetlands guidance

Last Friday, we filed a motion in federal court in the Duarte Nursery case, asking the judge to exclude evidence based on the 2008 Post-Rapanos Guidance because it was never … ›

Weekly litigation update — May 6, 2017

Intervention filed in Congressional Review Act case As has been widely reported elsewhere, Congress and the Administration have dusted off the Congressional Review Act and have set about rescinding a … ›

The time to review and kill hundreds of rules under the CRA has not yet begun

The first part of a recent article in The Hill began like many others, suggesting that the window was “closing for Congress to roll back Obama-era regulations” under the Congressional … ›

No, the Congressional Review Act is not obscure

Congress and President Trump have now killed 13 costly regulations under the Congressional Review Act. While some have celebrated the resulting regulatory relief, others have cried foul. In the absence … ›

Public Land Withdrawals Can Be Rolled Back

The Congressional Review Act (“CRA”) defines “rule” broadly, to include any regulatory agency document that impacts the general public. The Congressional Review Act adopts the definition of “rule” from Section … ›

Bureaucrats made accountable to elected officials? Eek!

Our Congressional Review Act project (have you seen the latest at RedTapeRollback.com? Why not?) is starting to ruffle the right feathers: progressive media sites and activists have noticed that their … ›

Can agencies avoid congressional oversight by adopting rules without public notice?

As absurd as the titular question seems to ordinary people, an E&E News story quotes several law professors claiming the answer is “yes.” The story is a detailed analysis of … ›

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PLF files brief reiterating need to dismiss lawsuit challenging use of the Congressional Review Act

As reported on redtaperollback.com, last week a federal court in Alaska granted PLF’s motion to intervene in a lawsuit over the use of the Congressional Review Act. PLF and its clients Kurt … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 3, 2017

PLF asks Supreme Court to protect free speech San Francisco loses again in case over extortionate demands on property owners Sixth Circuit holds that victims of federal takings do not … ›

PLF uses Congressional Review Act to challenge illegally enforced wetlands guidance

Last Friday, we filed a motion in federal court in the Duarte Nursery case, asking the judge to exclude evidence based on the 2008 Post-Rapanos Guidance because it was never … ›

Weekly litigation update — May 6, 2017

Intervention filed in Congressional Review Act case As has been widely reported elsewhere, Congress and the Administration have dusted off the Congressional Review Act and have set about rescinding a … ›

The time to review and kill hundreds of rules under the CRA has not yet begun

The first part of a recent article in The Hill began like many others, suggesting that the window was “closing for Congress to roll back Obama-era regulations” under the Congressional … ›

No, the Congressional Review Act is not obscure

Congress and President Trump have now killed 13 costly regulations under the Congressional Review Act. While some have celebrated the resulting regulatory relief, others have cried foul. In the absence … ›

Public Land Withdrawals Can Be Rolled Back

The Congressional Review Act (“CRA”) defines “rule” broadly, to include any regulatory agency document that impacts the general public. The Congressional Review Act adopts the definition of “rule” from Section … ›

Bureaucrats made accountable to elected officials? Eek!

Our Congressional Review Act project (have you seen the latest at RedTapeRollback.com? Why not?) is starting to ruffle the right feathers: progressive media sites and activists have noticed that their … ›

Can agencies avoid congressional oversight by adopting rules without public notice?

As absurd as the titular question seems to ordinary people, an E&E News story quotes several law professors claiming the answer is “yes.” The story is a detailed analysis of … ›

PLF files brief reiterating need to dismiss lawsuit challenging use of the Congressional Review Act

As reported on redtaperollback.com, last week a federal court in Alaska granted PLF’s motion to intervene in a lawsuit over the use of the Congressional Review Act. PLF and its clients Kurt … ›

Weekly litigation report — June 3, 2017

PLF asks Supreme Court to protect free speech San Francisco loses again in case over extortionate demands on property owners Sixth Circuit holds that victims of federal takings do not … ›

PLF uses Congressional Review Act to challenge illegally enforced wetlands guidance

Last Friday, we filed a motion in federal court in the Duarte Nursery case, asking the judge to exclude evidence based on the 2008 Post-Rapanos Guidance because it was never … ›

Weekly litigation update — May 6, 2017

Intervention filed in Congressional Review Act case As has been widely reported elsewhere, Congress and the Administration have dusted off the Congressional Review Act and have set about rescinding a … ›

The time to review and kill hundreds of rules under the CRA has not yet begun

The first part of a recent article in The Hill began like many others, suggesting that the window was “closing for Congress to roll back Obama-era regulations” under the Congressional … ›

No, the Congressional Review Act is not obscure

Congress and President Trump have now killed 13 costly regulations under the Congressional Review Act. While some have celebrated the resulting regulatory relief, others have cried foul. In the absence … ›

Public Land Withdrawals Can Be Rolled Back

The Congressional Review Act (“CRA”) defines “rule” broadly, to include any regulatory agency document that impacts the general public. The Congressional Review Act adopts the definition of “rule” from Section … ›

Bureaucrats made accountable to elected officials? Eek!

Our Congressional Review Act project (have you seen the latest at RedTapeRollback.com? Why not?) is starting to ruffle the right feathers: progressive media sites and activists have noticed that their … ›

Can agencies avoid congressional oversight by adopting rules without public notice?

As absurd as the titular question seems to ordinary people, an E&E News story quotes several law professors claiming the answer is “yes.” The story is a detailed analysis of … ›