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Bureaucrats shouldn't be able to escape legal scrutiny

June 09, 2016 | By JONATHAN WOOD

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 ...

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

December 08, 2015 | By

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 … ...

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PLF asks Supreme Court to review important wetlands case

October 27, 2015 | By MARK MILLER

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 … ...

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PLF files reply in important wetlands case at Supreme Court

June 19, 2015 | By MARK MILLER

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 … ...

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Supreme Court orders Solicitor General to respond to PLF rehearing petition

May 18, 2015 | By MARK MILLER

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 R ...

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PLF files Petition for Rehearing at the Supreme Court

April 17, 2015 | By MARK MILLER

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 ...

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Greenwire covers important wetlands case at Supreme Court

March 06, 2015 | By MARK MILLER

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 ...