States can't license free speech by calling it "conduct"

December 11, 2015 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

On Tuesday I’ll be arguing our case in Young v. Ricketts in front of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Our client, Leslie Young, is an internet-entrepreneur based in California, and she provides advertising services for people who want to sell their homes on a for-sale-by-owner basis (ie. without the use of a licensed real … ...


Congratulations to PLF's Atlantic Center on their win for free speech

March 18, 2015 | By KATE POMEROY

Over the weekend, PLF’s Atlantic Center and our client Scott McLean received great news related to the case PLF filed to overturn a city ordinance that prohibited “for sale” signs in cars parked on public streets. The Alexandria City Council unanimously voted to repeal this unconstitutional city ordinance that had been on the book ...


PLF's newest lawsuit : Do you need government permission to publish an advertisement?

August 30, 2012 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Leslie Young is an entrepreneur. Her business,, helps people who want to sell their homes “by owner” instead of through a real estate agent. A homeowner who wants to sell provides information about the house, Ms. Young inputs the information into her database, and that information is then fed to websites that publish for-sale-b ...