Weekly litigation report—January 6, 2017

A win for property owners throughout California, Another twist in another abusive wetlands prosecution, and PLF files its opening brief in a First Amendment case before the Supreme Court.

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 … ›

Weekly litigation report — December 31, 2016

Affordable housing mandates on their way up Unsurprisingly, the California Supreme Court denied our petition for review in 616 Croft Avenue v. City of West Hollywood. This is the case … ›

Talking about property rights in San Mateo

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the lunchtime meeting of the San Mateo Rotary Club. My remarks focused on PLF’s property rights work, in particular cases addressing land-use … ›

U.S. Supreme Court set to conference on shoreline exaction scheme

Almost a century ago, Justice Holmes famously warned that “We are in danger of forgetting that a strong public desire to improve the public condition is not enough to warrant … ›

Weekly litigation report — August 14, 2016

Property rights — California Supreme Court rules on compensation issues Complaint filed in extortionate low-income housing demand Ancient custom of beach driving? Sign ban repealed Endangered species and the green … ›

ABA panel discussion on affordable housing

On Thursday evening, I will appear on a panel discussion—“The Housing Crunch in Desirable Cities – Planning Alternatives and Legal Consequences”—as part of the American Bar Association annual meeting in … ›

PLF's cert petition on water quality buffers draws support

A month ago PLF asked the Supreme Court to hear Common Sense Alliance v. San Juan County, a case against an ordinance that unconstitutionally takes portions of shoreline properties as … ›

Can a county turn your land into a water treatment facility without paying?

This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed this petition in the Supreme Court of the United States, asking it to decide whether the government can make shoreline property owners give up part … ›

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Weekly litigation report—January 6, 2017

A win for property owners throughout California, Another twist in another abusive wetlands prosecution, and PLF files its opening brief in a First Amendment case before the Supreme Court.

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 … ›

Weekly litigation report — December 31, 2016

Affordable housing mandates on their way up Unsurprisingly, the California Supreme Court denied our petition for review in 616 Croft Avenue v. City of West Hollywood. This is the case … ›

Talking about property rights in San Mateo

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the lunchtime meeting of the San Mateo Rotary Club. My remarks focused on PLF’s property rights work, in particular cases addressing land-use … ›

U.S. Supreme Court set to conference on shoreline exaction scheme

Almost a century ago, Justice Holmes famously warned that “We are in danger of forgetting that a strong public desire to improve the public condition is not enough to warrant … ›

Weekly litigation report — August 14, 2016

Property rights — California Supreme Court rules on compensation issues Complaint filed in extortionate low-income housing demand Ancient custom of beach driving? Sign ban repealed Endangered species and the green … ›

ABA panel discussion on affordable housing

On Thursday evening, I will appear on a panel discussion—“The Housing Crunch in Desirable Cities – Planning Alternatives and Legal Consequences”—as part of the American Bar Association annual meeting in … ›

PLF's cert petition on water quality buffers draws support

A month ago PLF asked the Supreme Court to hear Common Sense Alliance v. San Juan County, a case against an ordinance that unconstitutionally takes portions of shoreline properties as … ›

Can a county turn your land into a water treatment facility without paying?

This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed this petition in the Supreme Court of the United States, asking it to decide whether the government can make shoreline property owners give up part … ›

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Weekly litigation report—January 6, 2017

A win for property owners throughout California, Another twist in another abusive wetlands prosecution, and PLF files its opening brief in a First Amendment case before the Supreme Court.

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 … ›

Weekly litigation report — December 31, 2016

Affordable housing mandates on their way up Unsurprisingly, the California Supreme Court denied our petition for review in 616 Croft Avenue v. City of West Hollywood. This is the case … ›

Talking about property rights in San Mateo

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the lunchtime meeting of the San Mateo Rotary Club. My remarks focused on PLF’s property rights work, in particular cases addressing land-use … ›

U.S. Supreme Court set to conference on shoreline exaction scheme

Almost a century ago, Justice Holmes famously warned that “We are in danger of forgetting that a strong public desire to improve the public condition is not enough to warrant … ›

Weekly litigation report — August 14, 2016

Property rights — California Supreme Court rules on compensation issues Complaint filed in extortionate low-income housing demand Ancient custom of beach driving? Sign ban repealed Endangered species and the green … ›

ABA panel discussion on affordable housing

On Thursday evening, I will appear on a panel discussion—“The Housing Crunch in Desirable Cities – Planning Alternatives and Legal Consequences”—as part of the American Bar Association annual meeting in … ›

PLF's cert petition on water quality buffers draws support

A month ago PLF asked the Supreme Court to hear Common Sense Alliance v. San Juan County, a case against an ordinance that unconstitutionally takes portions of shoreline properties as … ›

Can a county turn your land into a water treatment facility without paying?

This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed this petition in the Supreme Court of the United States, asking it to decide whether the government can make shoreline property owners give up part … ›

Weekly litigation report—January 6, 2017

A win for property owners throughout California, Another twist in another abusive wetlands prosecution, and PLF files its opening brief in a First Amendment case before the Supreme Court.

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 … ›

Weekly litigation report — December 31, 2016

Affordable housing mandates on their way up Unsurprisingly, the California Supreme Court denied our petition for review in 616 Croft Avenue v. City of West Hollywood. This is the case … ›

Talking about property rights in San Mateo

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the lunchtime meeting of the San Mateo Rotary Club. My remarks focused on PLF’s property rights work, in particular cases addressing land-use … ›

U.S. Supreme Court set to conference on shoreline exaction scheme

Almost a century ago, Justice Holmes famously warned that “We are in danger of forgetting that a strong public desire to improve the public condition is not enough to warrant … ›

Weekly litigation report — August 14, 2016

Property rights — California Supreme Court rules on compensation issues Complaint filed in extortionate low-income housing demand Ancient custom of beach driving? Sign ban repealed Endangered species and the green … ›

ABA panel discussion on affordable housing

On Thursday evening, I will appear on a panel discussion—“The Housing Crunch in Desirable Cities – Planning Alternatives and Legal Consequences”—as part of the American Bar Association annual meeting in … ›

PLF's cert petition on water quality buffers draws support

A month ago PLF asked the Supreme Court to hear Common Sense Alliance v. San Juan County, a case against an ordinance that unconstitutionally takes portions of shoreline properties as … ›

Can a county turn your land into a water treatment facility without paying?

This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed this petition in the Supreme Court of the United States, asking it to decide whether the government can make shoreline property owners give up part … ›