President's weekly report — August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014 | By ROB RIVETT

Property Rights — Extortion-by-the-Bay We had a hearing today in Levin v. San Francisco on our challenge to San Francisco’s new scheme to extract huge chunks of cash from rent-controlled landlords who wish to go out of the landlord business.  For example, two of our clients wish to move downstairs to the lower half of their small t ...


President's weekly report — February 8, 2013

February 08, 2013 | By ROB RIVETT

Endangered Species Act — Uninhabitable Critical Habitat This week we filed our complaint in Markle Interests v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service in response to the government’s listing 1544 acres of private property in Louisiana as critical habitat for the Mississippi Gopher Frog. The problem is that the frog doesn’t inha ...