In modern constitutional battles, its often 1984, not 2016

My son is currently reading George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, 1984.  As many of you probably remember, the story is about a society subject to pervasive government control and monitoring and one person’s … ›

PLF attorneys return to San Francisco to fight against government discrimination

After numerous continuances by the opposing party and by the court itself, PLF attorneys will be back in San Francisco County Superior Court tomorrow for oral argument on the cross-motions … ›

A win for equality under the law

Author: Joshua Thompson Three years after accepting review, the California Supreme Court, in a 6-1 decision, rejected the City and County of San Francisco's attempt to get Proposition 209 declared … ›

Jerry Brown: First in the hearts of Prop. 209's foes?

Author: Joshua Thompson "We're Number One!" His aides probably aren't pumping foam fingers in the air, but California Attorney General Jerry Brown just landed in top place on a list of, … ›

Coverage of Coral Construction argument

Author: Joshua Thompson Yesterday PLF's Sharon Browne argued before the California Supreme Court in Coral Construction v. City and County of San Francisco.  The court was deciding on the constitutionality … ›

Coral Construction set for hearing before the CA Supreme Court

Author: Joshua Thompson After nearly three years, the California Supreme Court has set a date for oral argument in Coral Construction v. City and County of San Francisco.  The argument … ›

Brand Logo for the blog page

In modern constitutional battles, its often 1984, not 2016

My son is currently reading George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, 1984.  As many of you probably remember, the story is about a society subject to pervasive government control and monitoring and one person’s … ›

PLF attorneys return to San Francisco to fight against government discrimination

After numerous continuances by the opposing party and by the court itself, PLF attorneys will be back in San Francisco County Superior Court tomorrow for oral argument on the cross-motions … ›

A win for equality under the law

Author: Joshua Thompson Three years after accepting review, the California Supreme Court, in a 6-1 decision, rejected the City and County of San Francisco's attempt to get Proposition 209 declared … ›

Jerry Brown: First in the hearts of Prop. 209's foes?

Author: Joshua Thompson "We're Number One!" His aides probably aren't pumping foam fingers in the air, but California Attorney General Jerry Brown just landed in top place on a list of, … ›

Coverage of Coral Construction argument

Author: Joshua Thompson Yesterday PLF's Sharon Browne argued before the California Supreme Court in Coral Construction v. City and County of San Francisco.  The court was deciding on the constitutionality … ›

Coral Construction set for hearing before the CA Supreme Court

Author: Joshua Thompson After nearly three years, the California Supreme Court has set a date for oral argument in Coral Construction v. City and County of San Francisco.  The argument … ›

The Morning Docket

Stay up to date with the Morning Docket, a weekly highlight of PLF's best articles, videos, and podcasts.

In modern constitutional battles, its often 1984, not 2016

My son is currently reading George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, 1984.  As many of you probably remember, the story is about a society subject to pervasive government control and monitoring and one person’s … ›

PLF attorneys return to San Francisco to fight against government discrimination

After numerous continuances by the opposing party and by the court itself, PLF attorneys will be back in San Francisco County Superior Court tomorrow for oral argument on the cross-motions … ›

A win for equality under the law

Author: Joshua Thompson Three years after accepting review, the California Supreme Court, in a 6-1 decision, rejected the City and County of San Francisco's attempt to get Proposition 209 declared … ›

Jerry Brown: First in the hearts of Prop. 209's foes?

Author: Joshua Thompson "We're Number One!" His aides probably aren't pumping foam fingers in the air, but California Attorney General Jerry Brown just landed in top place on a list of, … ›

Coverage of Coral Construction argument

Author: Joshua Thompson Yesterday PLF's Sharon Browne argued before the California Supreme Court in Coral Construction v. City and County of San Francisco.  The court was deciding on the constitutionality … ›

Coral Construction set for hearing before the CA Supreme Court

Author: Joshua Thompson After nearly three years, the California Supreme Court has set a date for oral argument in Coral Construction v. City and County of San Francisco.  The argument … ›

In modern constitutional battles, its often 1984, not 2016

My son is currently reading George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, 1984.  As many of you probably remember, the story is about a society subject to pervasive government control and monitoring and one person’s … ›

PLF attorneys return to San Francisco to fight against government discrimination

After numerous continuances by the opposing party and by the court itself, PLF attorneys will be back in San Francisco County Superior Court tomorrow for oral argument on the cross-motions … ›

A win for equality under the law

Author: Joshua Thompson Three years after accepting review, the California Supreme Court, in a 6-1 decision, rejected the City and County of San Francisco's attempt to get Proposition 209 declared … ›

Jerry Brown: First in the hearts of Prop. 209's foes?

Author: Joshua Thompson "We're Number One!" His aides probably aren't pumping foam fingers in the air, but California Attorney General Jerry Brown just landed in top place on a list of, … ›

Coverage of Coral Construction argument

Author: Joshua Thompson Yesterday PLF's Sharon Browne argued before the California Supreme Court in Coral Construction v. City and County of San Francisco.  The court was deciding on the constitutionality … ›

Coral Construction set for hearing before the CA Supreme Court

Author: Joshua Thompson After nearly three years, the California Supreme Court has set a date for oral argument in Coral Construction v. City and County of San Francisco.  The argument … ›