President's report — December 7, 2012

December 07, 2012 | By ROB RIVETT

Property Rights — Arkansas Game & Fish Commission v. United States We had a major win earlier this week when the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the United States could be liable for a taking after it systematically and regularly flooded trees belonging to the State of Arkansas for a number of years, destroying millions … ...


PLF joins broad opposition to judicial expansion of Clean Water Act

September 05, 2012 | By BRIAN HODGES

PLF attorneys recently filed an amicus brief supporting Oregon state officials and several timber companies in the U.S. Supreme Court case Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center.  This is the case in which the Court is being asked by the environmental group Northwest Environmental Defense Center to overturn a decades-old rule that exempt ...


U.S. Supreme Court to hear forest road runoff case

June 25, 2012 | By BRIAN HODGES

Good news from the U.S. Supreme Court today!  The Court announced that it will hear two cases dealing with the treatment of forest roads under the Clean Water Act in its upcoming term.  The question the Court will address is whether rainwater running off forest roads must be regulated as point source pollution, making forest … ...