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February 26, 2015

Daily Journal publishes PLF op ed on Yates v. U.S.

Earlier today, the San Francisco Daily Journal published Pacific Legal Foundation's op-ed on the Yates v. United States decision handed down by the Supreme Court of the United States this week.  In the piece, we laud the Supreme Court’s important—and correct—decision. The op-ed expands on the point PLF made in its amicus brief on behal ...

May 15, 2014

One Fish, Two Fish, Abuse of Power Fish?

William Kent Suter, Former Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States, recently observed that the federal government had “lost four cases dealing with fundamental rights in unanimous decisions,” and that “the positions taken by the government suggested bullying and strong-arm tactics.”  Not surprisingly, the Court re ...

July 11, 2012

Op-ed: Washington bureaucrats fishing for reasons to make water regulations more restrictive

In a recent op-ed to The Spokesman-Review, Chris Cargill explains that the Washington Department of Ecology is working on revising the state’s estimate for average daily fish consumption.  The agency is proposing to increase the estimate from 6.5 grams of fish consumed per person per day to as much as 275 grams, a jump of ...

May 03, 2011

The Surgeon General has concluded that fish should not smoke cigarettes

Author:  Anne Hayes Sifting through articles on the internet is sometimes a painful job.  Recently, I came across, on Time/CNN's Eco-centric blog, an article entitled A New Victim of Second-Hand Smoking: Fish.  Here's the rundown: The article discussed a "study" performed by an anti-tobacco group.  Th ...