Weekly litigation report — October 28, 2017

City sells townhouse, demolishes it, and then sends new owner bill for the demolition Representing David and Lourdes Garrett, PLF filed  this opening brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of … ›

Photo by Tom Frick

Homeowners in Lynch file petition for rehearing in California Supreme Court

Today, Thomas Frick and the heirs of Barbara Lynch filed this petition, asking the California Supreme Court to grant rehearing in Lynch v. California Coastal Commission. In that decision, the Court held … ›

Weekly litigation report

Environmental Law: ESA abuse Yesterday, we filed an administrative petition demanding that the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife repeal a regulation that imposes harsh Endangered Species Act restrictions on … ›

Michigan county confiscates private property over $8 in late taxes

Does the Constitution protect you from the government taking your equity in your home, land, or business? That’s the question Andrew Ohanessian and Rafaeli,LLC are asking the Michigan Court of … ›

DC doubling down on dispossessed catches attention of the Washington Post

Late last week the Washington Post published an article by Todd Gaziano of our DC office and me, called D.C. doubles down on the dispossessed. We wrote about Benjamin Coleman and … ›

Fifth Amendment for sale

Can the government take a person’s home to pay a $133 debt without paying the homeowner a penny? A case pending before a federal district court, Coleman v. District of … ›

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Weekly litigation report — October 28, 2017

City sells townhouse, demolishes it, and then sends new owner bill for the demolition Representing David and Lourdes Garrett, PLF filed  this opening brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of … ›

Photo by Tom Frick

Homeowners in Lynch file petition for rehearing in California Supreme Court

Today, Thomas Frick and the heirs of Barbara Lynch filed this petition, asking the California Supreme Court to grant rehearing in Lynch v. California Coastal Commission. In that decision, the Court held … ›

Weekly litigation report

Environmental Law: ESA abuse Yesterday, we filed an administrative petition demanding that the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife repeal a regulation that imposes harsh Endangered Species Act restrictions on … ›

Michigan county confiscates private property over $8 in late taxes

Does the Constitution protect you from the government taking your equity in your home, land, or business? That’s the question Andrew Ohanessian and Rafaeli,LLC are asking the Michigan Court of … ›

DC doubling down on dispossessed catches attention of the Washington Post

Late last week the Washington Post published an article by Todd Gaziano of our DC office and me, called D.C. doubles down on the dispossessed. We wrote about Benjamin Coleman and … ›

Fifth Amendment for sale

Can the government take a person’s home to pay a $133 debt without paying the homeowner a penny? A case pending before a federal district court, Coleman v. District of … ›

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Weekly litigation report — October 28, 2017

City sells townhouse, demolishes it, and then sends new owner bill for the demolition Representing David and Lourdes Garrett, PLF filed  this opening brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of … ›

Photo by Tom Frick

Homeowners in Lynch file petition for rehearing in California Supreme Court

Today, Thomas Frick and the heirs of Barbara Lynch filed this petition, asking the California Supreme Court to grant rehearing in Lynch v. California Coastal Commission. In that decision, the Court held … ›

Weekly litigation report

Environmental Law: ESA abuse Yesterday, we filed an administrative petition demanding that the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife repeal a regulation that imposes harsh Endangered Species Act restrictions on … ›

Michigan county confiscates private property over $8 in late taxes

Does the Constitution protect you from the government taking your equity in your home, land, or business? That’s the question Andrew Ohanessian and Rafaeli,LLC are asking the Michigan Court of … ›

DC doubling down on dispossessed catches attention of the Washington Post

Late last week the Washington Post published an article by Todd Gaziano of our DC office and me, called D.C. doubles down on the dispossessed. We wrote about Benjamin Coleman and … ›

Fifth Amendment for sale

Can the government take a person’s home to pay a $133 debt without paying the homeowner a penny? A case pending before a federal district court, Coleman v. District of … ›

Weekly litigation report — October 28, 2017

City sells townhouse, demolishes it, and then sends new owner bill for the demolition Representing David and Lourdes Garrett, PLF filed  this opening brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of … ›

Photo by Tom Frick

Homeowners in Lynch file petition for rehearing in California Supreme Court

Today, Thomas Frick and the heirs of Barbara Lynch filed this petition, asking the California Supreme Court to grant rehearing in Lynch v. California Coastal Commission. In that decision, the Court held … ›

Weekly litigation report

Environmental Law: ESA abuse Yesterday, we filed an administrative petition demanding that the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife repeal a regulation that imposes harsh Endangered Species Act restrictions on … ›

Michigan county confiscates private property over $8 in late taxes

Does the Constitution protect you from the government taking your equity in your home, land, or business? That’s the question Andrew Ohanessian and Rafaeli,LLC are asking the Michigan Court of … ›

DC doubling down on dispossessed catches attention of the Washington Post

Late last week the Washington Post published an article by Todd Gaziano of our DC office and me, called D.C. doubles down on the dispossessed. We wrote about Benjamin Coleman and … ›

Fifth Amendment for sale

Can the government take a person’s home to pay a $133 debt without paying the homeowner a penny? A case pending before a federal district court, Coleman v. District of … ›