Score one for “reasonable” application of tort liability

When Alan Petrie was assaulted and robbed in a Houston apartment complex visitors’ parking lot at 2:00 a.m., he sued the apartment management companies for their failure to protect him. … ›

Review denied in green sturgeon case

Yesterday, we received the disappointing news that the Supreme Court denied our petition for certiorari to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Building Industry Association of the Bay Area v. United … ›

Forty years of the Endangered Species Act: a time for reflection

I published this op-ed in the Visalia-Times Delta this morning.  Here’s a snippet: Enacted in 1973 under President Richard Nixon, the ESA authorizes federal officials to identify “endangered” and “threatened” … ›

There's something fishy with the government's economic analysis

Author:  Damien M. Schiff An important issue now pending for certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court is how the Fish and Wildlife Service is supposed to assess the economic impacts … ›

The polar bear economic farce

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a final critical habitat designation for the polar bear.  The designation covers over 180,000 square miles.  Yet the … ›

Asking the Supreme Court to bring economic sanity into the Endangered Species Act

Author:  Damien M. Schiff On Friday, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court, on behalf of several home building and agricultural groups, asking the high … ›

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Score one for “reasonable” application of tort liability

When Alan Petrie was assaulted and robbed in a Houston apartment complex visitors’ parking lot at 2:00 a.m., he sued the apartment management companies for their failure to protect him. … ›

Review denied in green sturgeon case

Yesterday, we received the disappointing news that the Supreme Court denied our petition for certiorari to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Building Industry Association of the Bay Area v. United … ›

Forty years of the Endangered Species Act: a time for reflection

I published this op-ed in the Visalia-Times Delta this morning.  Here’s a snippet: Enacted in 1973 under President Richard Nixon, the ESA authorizes federal officials to identify “endangered” and “threatened” … ›

There's something fishy with the government's economic analysis

Author:  Damien M. Schiff An important issue now pending for certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court is how the Fish and Wildlife Service is supposed to assess the economic impacts … ›

The polar bear economic farce

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a final critical habitat designation for the polar bear.  The designation covers over 180,000 square miles.  Yet the … ›

Asking the Supreme Court to bring economic sanity into the Endangered Species Act

Author:  Damien M. Schiff On Friday, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court, on behalf of several home building and agricultural groups, asking the high … ›

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Score one for “reasonable” application of tort liability

When Alan Petrie was assaulted and robbed in a Houston apartment complex visitors’ parking lot at 2:00 a.m., he sued the apartment management companies for their failure to protect him. … ›

Review denied in green sturgeon case

Yesterday, we received the disappointing news that the Supreme Court denied our petition for certiorari to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Building Industry Association of the Bay Area v. United … ›

Forty years of the Endangered Species Act: a time for reflection

I published this op-ed in the Visalia-Times Delta this morning.  Here’s a snippet: Enacted in 1973 under President Richard Nixon, the ESA authorizes federal officials to identify “endangered” and “threatened” … ›

There's something fishy with the government's economic analysis

Author:  Damien M. Schiff An important issue now pending for certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court is how the Fish and Wildlife Service is supposed to assess the economic impacts … ›

The polar bear economic farce

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a final critical habitat designation for the polar bear.  The designation covers over 180,000 square miles.  Yet the … ›

Asking the Supreme Court to bring economic sanity into the Endangered Species Act

Author:  Damien M. Schiff On Friday, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court, on behalf of several home building and agricultural groups, asking the high … ›

Score one for “reasonable” application of tort liability

When Alan Petrie was assaulted and robbed in a Houston apartment complex visitors’ parking lot at 2:00 a.m., he sued the apartment management companies for their failure to protect him. … ›

Review denied in green sturgeon case

Yesterday, we received the disappointing news that the Supreme Court denied our petition for certiorari to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Building Industry Association of the Bay Area v. United … ›

Forty years of the Endangered Species Act: a time for reflection

I published this op-ed in the Visalia-Times Delta this morning.  Here’s a snippet: Enacted in 1973 under President Richard Nixon, the ESA authorizes federal officials to identify “endangered” and “threatened” … ›

There's something fishy with the government's economic analysis

Author:  Damien M. Schiff An important issue now pending for certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court is how the Fish and Wildlife Service is supposed to assess the economic impacts … ›

The polar bear economic farce

Author:  Damien M. Schiff Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a final critical habitat designation for the polar bear.  The designation covers over 180,000 square miles.  Yet the … ›

Asking the Supreme Court to bring economic sanity into the Endangered Species Act

Author:  Damien M. Schiff On Friday, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court, on behalf of several home building and agricultural groups, asking the high … ›