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June 09, 2016

Bureaucrats shouldn't be able to escape legal scrutiny

Yesterday, Townhall published my op-ed highlighting the importance of PLF’s big, unanimous Supreme Court win in our Hawkes case (and its predecessor, Sackett) and whether these cases foreshadow anything for one of our cases currently pending before the Court. As regular readers know, the Supreme Court ruled in PLF’s favor in Hawkes, ho ...

December 08, 2015

Stay tuned: Another PLF case on the Supreme Court “relist” watch

In addition to Corps v. Hawkes and Kent Recycling v. Corps, Pacific legal Foundation has a third case that has been "relisted" and is being given serious consideration for a grant of certiorari.  Under the current procedure, the Supreme Court of the United States often relists a case for the next conference if it is a ...

October 27, 2015

PLF asks Supreme Court to review important wetlands case

Earlier today, Pacific Legal Foundation filed its response to the petition for writ of certiorari filed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to the Supreme Court in our Hawkes v. Army Corps of Engineers case. In this case, the Eighth Circuit agreed with PLF that Clean Water Act jurisdictional determinations (JDs) are reviewable ...

June 19, 2015

PLF files reply in important wetlands case at Supreme Court

Today Pacific Legal Foundation filed its reply to the Army Corps of Engineers’ response to the Supreme Court‘s order to respond to our petition for rehearing in the Kent Recycling v. US Army Corps of Engineers case. You can read that reply at this link. Although the Supreme Court rarely grants a petition for rehearing, it does ...

May 18, 2015

Supreme Court orders Solicitor General to respond to PLF rehearing petition

Last month, Pacific Legal Foundation asked the Supreme Court to reconsider its order denying the petition for writ of certiorari we filed in an important wetlands case known as Kent Recycling Services LLC v. Army Corps of Engineers. You can read our petition for rehearing at this link. Although the Supreme Court rarely grants a petition for ...

April 17, 2015

PLF files Petition for Rehearing at the Supreme Court

Although the Supreme Court rarely grants a petition for rehearing, it does happen. With that in mind, Pacific Legal Foundation filed its Petition for Rehearing in the Kent Recycling Services LLC v. Army Corps of Engineers case now pending at the Court.  You can read more about Kent Recycling at this link. Generally, PLF recognizes the unlikeliho ...

March 06, 2015

Greenwire covers important wetlands case at Supreme Court

Greenwire reporter Jeremy P. Jacobs reported yesterday on Pacific Legal Foundation‘s Kent Recycling Services LLC v. Army Corps of Engineers case pending before the Supreme Court. The case presents the Court with the opportunity to hold that a property owner may immediately challenge in federal court the federal government’s conclusion ...