Cert denied in Foster v. Vilsack

January 13, 2017 | By TONY FRANCOIS

Earlier this week the Supreme Court decided not to hear the Arlen and Cindy Foster’s case against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, over the Department’s illegal determination that their farm contains a federally protected wetland. The petition asked the Supreme Court to decide whether judges should interpret federal law, or whether ...


Supreme court to consider Foster v. Vilsack in first conference of new year

December 21, 2016 | By TONY FRANCOIS

Yesterday we filed our reply in Foster v. Vilsack in the Supreme Court of the United States. The petition in this case asks the Supreme Court to decide whether low level federal bureaucrats can force the federal courts to accept their interpretation of federal law, merely by testifying to their opinion in an administrative hearing. … ...