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October 25, 2018

PLF urges SCOTUS review of Hurricane Katrina flooding case

By any measure, Hurricane Katrina was a disastrous natural catastrophe. But for many landowners in St. Bernard Parish, what might have been a damaging but survivable storm was transformed into total devastation by a series of government actions and omissions stretching back decades. Last week, we filed this amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to ...

January 13, 2011

Supreme Court refuses to hear water dispute

Author:  Damien M. Schiff This week, the Supreme Court denied cert in Grant County Black Sands Irrigation District v. United States Bureau of Reclamation.  PLF had filed an amicus brief on behalf of several water districts here in California urging the Court to take up the case, which concerned the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals' ...