Victory in residential rental inspection case

Warrantless inspections of residential rental properties are a source of controversy in many California cities. Take, for example, the City of Highland located in San Bernardino County. The City adopted … ›

Florida city unconstitutionally authorizes public trespassing

In recent years, many local and state governments have used crafty methods to take access to private beaches without first paying for the right. Governments have imposed easements on private … ›

PLF's challenge to warrantless searches highlighted in Long Beach Business Journal

Earlier this month, the Long Beach Business Journal published an article expressing concerns about mandatory property inspections.  Although both tenants and landlords complain about the rental inspection process, the article states … ›

PLF's warrantless inspection case garners significant media attention

Yesterday, PLF launched a major civil rights case challenging an unconstitutional warrantless inspection scheme in Highland, California.  As noted in our complaint, the City is telling our client, property owner Karl Trautwein, … ›

PLF sues Highland for warrantless snooping on rental property

The City of Highland is violating fundamental constitutional rights by trying to coerce landlords and tenants into surrendering their freedom from unjustified, warrantless government intrusion on their property. So argues … ›

Access Regulation remains in effect for now

Yesterday a federal district court denied PLF’s motion to enjoin the ALRB’s Union Access Regulation. As you may remember, the regulation allows union organizers to conduct disruptive protests on the private property … ›

Supplemental briefing in challenge to Union Access Rule

In Cedar Point Nursery v. Gould, PLF attorneys challenge the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board’s Union Access Rule.  Pursuant to this rule, unions can gain access to employers’ property, without … ›

Drones and property rights

As recreational drone use expands, hobbyists won’t be the only ones who are flying them. Reports suggest that law enforcement officials are considering adding drones to their tool kit. According … ›

Victory: Judge throws out garbage snooping law

Today, Judge Beth Andrus ruled that Seattle cannot hunt through its residents’ garbage in search of prohibited food waste. Our lawsuit, Bonesteel v. City of Seattle, challenged a Seattle law … ›

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Victory in residential rental inspection case

Warrantless inspections of residential rental properties are a source of controversy in many California cities. Take, for example, the City of Highland located in San Bernardino County. The City adopted … ›

Florida city unconstitutionally authorizes public trespassing

In recent years, many local and state governments have used crafty methods to take access to private beaches without first paying for the right. Governments have imposed easements on private … ›

PLF's challenge to warrantless searches highlighted in Long Beach Business Journal

Earlier this month, the Long Beach Business Journal published an article expressing concerns about mandatory property inspections.  Although both tenants and landlords complain about the rental inspection process, the article states … ›

PLF's warrantless inspection case garners significant media attention

Yesterday, PLF launched a major civil rights case challenging an unconstitutional warrantless inspection scheme in Highland, California.  As noted in our complaint, the City is telling our client, property owner Karl Trautwein, … ›

PLF sues Highland for warrantless snooping on rental property

The City of Highland is violating fundamental constitutional rights by trying to coerce landlords and tenants into surrendering their freedom from unjustified, warrantless government intrusion on their property. So argues … ›

Access Regulation remains in effect for now

Yesterday a federal district court denied PLF’s motion to enjoin the ALRB’s Union Access Regulation. As you may remember, the regulation allows union organizers to conduct disruptive protests on the private property … ›

Supplemental briefing in challenge to Union Access Rule

In Cedar Point Nursery v. Gould, PLF attorneys challenge the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board’s Union Access Rule.  Pursuant to this rule, unions can gain access to employers’ property, without … ›

Drones and property rights

As recreational drone use expands, hobbyists won’t be the only ones who are flying them. Reports suggest that law enforcement officials are considering adding drones to their tool kit. According … ›

Victory: Judge throws out garbage snooping law

Today, Judge Beth Andrus ruled that Seattle cannot hunt through its residents’ garbage in search of prohibited food waste. Our lawsuit, Bonesteel v. City of Seattle, challenged a Seattle law … ›

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Victory in residential rental inspection case

Warrantless inspections of residential rental properties are a source of controversy in many California cities. Take, for example, the City of Highland located in San Bernardino County. The City adopted … ›

Florida city unconstitutionally authorizes public trespassing

In recent years, many local and state governments have used crafty methods to take access to private beaches without first paying for the right. Governments have imposed easements on private … ›

PLF's challenge to warrantless searches highlighted in Long Beach Business Journal

Earlier this month, the Long Beach Business Journal published an article expressing concerns about mandatory property inspections.  Although both tenants and landlords complain about the rental inspection process, the article states … ›

PLF's warrantless inspection case garners significant media attention

Yesterday, PLF launched a major civil rights case challenging an unconstitutional warrantless inspection scheme in Highland, California.  As noted in our complaint, the City is telling our client, property owner Karl Trautwein, … ›

PLF sues Highland for warrantless snooping on rental property

The City of Highland is violating fundamental constitutional rights by trying to coerce landlords and tenants into surrendering their freedom from unjustified, warrantless government intrusion on their property. So argues … ›

Access Regulation remains in effect for now

Yesterday a federal district court denied PLF’s motion to enjoin the ALRB’s Union Access Regulation. As you may remember, the regulation allows union organizers to conduct disruptive protests on the private property … ›

Supplemental briefing in challenge to Union Access Rule

In Cedar Point Nursery v. Gould, PLF attorneys challenge the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board’s Union Access Rule.  Pursuant to this rule, unions can gain access to employers’ property, without … ›

Drones and property rights

As recreational drone use expands, hobbyists won’t be the only ones who are flying them. Reports suggest that law enforcement officials are considering adding drones to their tool kit. According … ›

Victory: Judge throws out garbage snooping law

Today, Judge Beth Andrus ruled that Seattle cannot hunt through its residents’ garbage in search of prohibited food waste. Our lawsuit, Bonesteel v. City of Seattle, challenged a Seattle law … ›

Victory in residential rental inspection case

Warrantless inspections of residential rental properties are a source of controversy in many California cities. Take, for example, the City of Highland located in San Bernardino County. The City adopted … ›

Florida city unconstitutionally authorizes public trespassing

In recent years, many local and state governments have used crafty methods to take access to private beaches without first paying for the right. Governments have imposed easements on private … ›

PLF's challenge to warrantless searches highlighted in Long Beach Business Journal

Earlier this month, the Long Beach Business Journal published an article expressing concerns about mandatory property inspections.  Although both tenants and landlords complain about the rental inspection process, the article states … ›

PLF's warrantless inspection case garners significant media attention

Yesterday, PLF launched a major civil rights case challenging an unconstitutional warrantless inspection scheme in Highland, California.  As noted in our complaint, the City is telling our client, property owner Karl Trautwein, … ›

PLF sues Highland for warrantless snooping on rental property

The City of Highland is violating fundamental constitutional rights by trying to coerce landlords and tenants into surrendering their freedom from unjustified, warrantless government intrusion on their property. So argues … ›

Access Regulation remains in effect for now

Yesterday a federal district court denied PLF’s motion to enjoin the ALRB’s Union Access Regulation. As you may remember, the regulation allows union organizers to conduct disruptive protests on the private property … ›

Supplemental briefing in challenge to Union Access Rule

In Cedar Point Nursery v. Gould, PLF attorneys challenge the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board’s Union Access Rule.  Pursuant to this rule, unions can gain access to employers’ property, without … ›

Drones and property rights

As recreational drone use expands, hobbyists won’t be the only ones who are flying them. Reports suggest that law enforcement officials are considering adding drones to their tool kit. According … ›

Victory: Judge throws out garbage snooping law

Today, Judge Beth Andrus ruled that Seattle cannot hunt through its residents’ garbage in search of prohibited food waste. Our lawsuit, Bonesteel v. City of Seattle, challenged a Seattle law … ›