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April 11, 2012

The Declaration of Independence goes home*

A Virginian won his lawsuit to quiet title on an early copy of the Declaration of Independence. H/T Freespace *Yes, I know the Declaration of Independence was actually penned in Philadelphia. ...

July 03, 2012

Time to read the Declaration

Tomorrow marks the day we celebrate freedom and liberty in this country.  It is a remarkable day.  July 4th celebrates the first (and perhaps only) time a nation was founded on the principles of liberty and equality under the law.  And while our nation has struggled, at times, to achieve those ideals, the principles announced in ...

July 04, 2012

Fond memories of the 4th of July

youtube As we celebrate the historic signing of the Declaration of Independence, PLF staff take a moment to reflect on their fondest memories of the 4th of July. Enjoy! ...

July 03, 2014

President's weekly report — July 4, 2014

The theme of this week’s legal report is liberty and is dedicated to the writings of Thomas Jefferson Supreme Court filings:  “He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people, and eat out their substance.”  We filed this amicus brief in Yates v. United States.  In this case, ...