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March 02, 2017

PLF opposes unconstitutional land grab in New Jersey

Earlier today, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a friend of the court brief in the appellate courts of New Jersey opposing that state’s failed attempt at an unconstitutional land grab in Atlantic City. PLF proudly supports attorney Robert McNamara and the Institute for Justice as IJ fights the good fight for its client, Charlie Birnbaum. The ...

July 07, 2016

Steven Anderson named as new President and CEO of Pacific Legal Foundation

Pacific Legal Foundation's Board of Trustees has named Steven Anderson, a leading national advocate for property rights and prominent executive in the freedom-based legal movement, as PLF's new President and CEO.  He will take up the post on September 1. ...

July 24, 2014

Mixed week for liberty in the taxi industry

Congratulations to our friends at the Institute for Justice who, due to a legal victory last year, saw Milwaukee eliminate its cap on the number of taxi licenses available. As Reason reports, this has an incredibly significant impact on the taxi industry. Under the cap, licenses had a nominal cost of $85. But, because so ...

November 21, 2012

Cato and IJ file brief supporting PLF's petition in milk price restriction lawsuit

Our friends at the Cato Institute and the Institute for Justice filed this brief today in support of our cert. petition in the case of Hein Hettinga. The brief highlights the major problem with the D.C. Circuit’s expansion of the rational basis test: that if allowed to stand, it would present an impenetrable shield against ...