Weekly litigation update — November 18, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear PLF’s First Amendment challenge to political apparel ban, PLF presents oral argument on challenge to access regulation in the Ninth Circuit, and since the Feds get to regulate “species” and “subspecies,” shouldn’t we have an understandable definition of “species” and “subspecies”?

Federal court: California water cutbacks for endangered species not scientifically justified

Author: Brandon Middleton In an important victory for victims of California's regulatory drought, a federal court has ruled that water restrictions meant to protect endangered salmon and other species are … ›

Death by a thousand cuts

Author: Brandon Middleton It's a wonder how small businesses tolerate today's regulatory landscape. In Virginia, it's taken more than a decade for a family to get permits necessary to provide … ›

The Indiana bat decision: a dangerous precedent for alternative energy?

Author: Brandon Middleton I have previously criticized a federal court's decision to halt a West Virginia wind energy project decision. The court's decision is seriously flawed, mainly because it failed … ›

Endangered Species Act, flawed federal court decision used to stop alternative energy project

Author: Brandon Middleton Recall that last month a federal court halted a West Virginia wind energy project based on threats the project posed to the endangered Indiana bat. The court's … ›

The two big problems with the Indiana bat decision

Author: Brandon Middleton In response to a federal court's decision to halt a West Virginia wind energy project due to the potential resulting harm the project may have on Indiana … ›

Revisiting myths and the Endangered Species Act

Author: Brandon Middleton Earlier this month the Public Policy Institute of California issued a noteworthy paper on the Golden State's water crisis, California Water Myths.  The paper includes a brief … ›

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Weekly litigation update — November 18, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear PLF’s First Amendment challenge to political apparel ban, PLF presents oral argument on challenge to access regulation in the Ninth Circuit, and since the Feds get to regulate “species” and “subspecies,” shouldn’t we have an understandable definition of “species” and “subspecies”?

Federal court: California water cutbacks for endangered species not scientifically justified

Author: Brandon Middleton In an important victory for victims of California's regulatory drought, a federal court has ruled that water restrictions meant to protect endangered salmon and other species are … ›

Death by a thousand cuts

Author: Brandon Middleton It's a wonder how small businesses tolerate today's regulatory landscape. In Virginia, it's taken more than a decade for a family to get permits necessary to provide … ›

The Indiana bat decision: a dangerous precedent for alternative energy?

Author: Brandon Middleton I have previously criticized a federal court's decision to halt a West Virginia wind energy project decision. The court's decision is seriously flawed, mainly because it failed … ›

Endangered Species Act, flawed federal court decision used to stop alternative energy project

Author: Brandon Middleton Recall that last month a federal court halted a West Virginia wind energy project based on threats the project posed to the endangered Indiana bat. The court's … ›

The two big problems with the Indiana bat decision

Author: Brandon Middleton In response to a federal court's decision to halt a West Virginia wind energy project due to the potential resulting harm the project may have on Indiana … ›

Revisiting myths and the Endangered Species Act

Author: Brandon Middleton Earlier this month the Public Policy Institute of California issued a noteworthy paper on the Golden State's water crisis, California Water Myths.  The paper includes a brief … ›

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Weekly litigation update — November 18, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear PLF’s First Amendment challenge to political apparel ban, PLF presents oral argument on challenge to access regulation in the Ninth Circuit, and since the Feds get to regulate “species” and “subspecies,” shouldn’t we have an understandable definition of “species” and “subspecies”?

Federal court: California water cutbacks for endangered species not scientifically justified

Author: Brandon Middleton In an important victory for victims of California's regulatory drought, a federal court has ruled that water restrictions meant to protect endangered salmon and other species are … ›

Death by a thousand cuts

Author: Brandon Middleton It's a wonder how small businesses tolerate today's regulatory landscape. In Virginia, it's taken more than a decade for a family to get permits necessary to provide … ›

The Indiana bat decision: a dangerous precedent for alternative energy?

Author: Brandon Middleton I have previously criticized a federal court's decision to halt a West Virginia wind energy project decision. The court's decision is seriously flawed, mainly because it failed … ›

Endangered Species Act, flawed federal court decision used to stop alternative energy project

Author: Brandon Middleton Recall that last month a federal court halted a West Virginia wind energy project based on threats the project posed to the endangered Indiana bat. The court's … ›

The two big problems with the Indiana bat decision

Author: Brandon Middleton In response to a federal court's decision to halt a West Virginia wind energy project due to the potential resulting harm the project may have on Indiana … ›

Revisiting myths and the Endangered Species Act

Author: Brandon Middleton Earlier this month the Public Policy Institute of California issued a noteworthy paper on the Golden State's water crisis, California Water Myths.  The paper includes a brief … ›

Weekly litigation update — November 18, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear PLF’s First Amendment challenge to political apparel ban, PLF presents oral argument on challenge to access regulation in the Ninth Circuit, and since the Feds get to regulate “species” and “subspecies,” shouldn’t we have an understandable definition of “species” and “subspecies”?

Federal court: California water cutbacks for endangered species not scientifically justified

Author: Brandon Middleton In an important victory for victims of California's regulatory drought, a federal court has ruled that water restrictions meant to protect endangered salmon and other species are … ›

Death by a thousand cuts

Author: Brandon Middleton It's a wonder how small businesses tolerate today's regulatory landscape. In Virginia, it's taken more than a decade for a family to get permits necessary to provide … ›

The Indiana bat decision: a dangerous precedent for alternative energy?

Author: Brandon Middleton I have previously criticized a federal court's decision to halt a West Virginia wind energy project decision. The court's decision is seriously flawed, mainly because it failed … ›

Endangered Species Act, flawed federal court decision used to stop alternative energy project

Author: Brandon Middleton Recall that last month a federal court halted a West Virginia wind energy project based on threats the project posed to the endangered Indiana bat. The court's … ›

The two big problems with the Indiana bat decision

Author: Brandon Middleton In response to a federal court's decision to halt a West Virginia wind energy project due to the potential resulting harm the project may have on Indiana … ›

Revisiting myths and the Endangered Species Act

Author: Brandon Middleton Earlier this month the Public Policy Institute of California issued a noteworthy paper on the Golden State's water crisis, California Water Myths.  The paper includes a brief … ›