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April 01, 2017

Weekly litigation update — April 1, 2017

Good decision in Florida takings lawsuit Petition to delist the Preble’s Meadow Jumping Mouse Victory in Manatee downlisting 10th Circuit rules against communities in Prairie Dog challenge Loss in California environmental review case Corps and EPA stage coup, breathing permits will be easy to get for most Good win in Florida takings lawsuit W ...

February 19, 2015

Manatee population grows while feds dither

The Miami Herald brings news today that the manatees of Florida continue the population surge that the federal Fish & Wildlife Service identified as far back as 2007. Outdoor writer Sue Cocking of the Herald reports: Manatee conservation is at a crossroads, and the town of Crystal River — located about a 1 1/2-hour drive ...

August 04, 2014

PLF sees common sense in manatee lawsuit

The Palm Beach Post published a PLF Atlantic Center op-ed today regarding our most recent win in the federal courts of Florida earlier this summer.  In that suit, we represented Save Crystal River, Inc., in its effort to require the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to abide by the Endangered Species Act.  The op-ed begins: A ...

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, ...

May 02, 2014

President's weekly report — May 2, 2014

Obamacare and the Constitution Next week we will have oral argument in Sissel v. Department of Health and Human Services before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.  This case is our challenge to Obamacare, where we are arguing that because the “individual mandate” is a tax it violates the “Origination Clause” of the Constit ...

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