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January 13, 2018

Weekly litigation update—January 13, 2018

PLF asks the Michigan Supreme Court to stop theft by tax collectors, the ongoing fight to defend public land access for all, and more U.S. Supreme Court activity. ...

April 22, 2017

Weekly litigation report — April 22, 2017

Suit filed challenging Wisconsin’s illegal butter rule Briefing complete in challenge to California’s mining ban Opposition to California proposal to remove protection for homes Supreme Court requires return of seized property Oral argument held in Trinity Lutheran Suit filed challenging Wisconsin’s illegal butter rule We filed th ...

September 24, 2013

Adverse mining claim decision from the Ninth Circuit

We received this adverse opinion today from the Ninth Circuit in McMaster v. United States.  Ken and Debbie McMaster had worked a small gold mining claim in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area for many summers, supplying nugget gold for their Gold Rush Jewelry shop in Graeagle, California (right).  After their claim was swallowed up by the Wildern ...

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