George Will proclaims PLF victory “this year’s most encouraging development in governance”

January 01, 2015 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

 Julie Bruner, daughter of PLF client Raleigh Bruner, holds the injunction that allowed her father’s business to stay open George Will’s New Year’s Day column focuses on PLF’s victory on behalf of Kentucky entrepreneur Raleigh Bruner and his moving company, Wildcat Moving. As Liberty Blog readers will recall, Bruner’s ...


PLF opens the road for free enterprise in Kentucky!

August 19, 2014 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Earlier this year, a federal court in Kentucky struck down that state’s “Competitor’s Veto,” a law which allowed the state’s existing moving companies to block any new moving company from starting up. We represented Raleigh Bruner, owner of Wildcat Moving, who was astonished to discover that his state—like about half ...


PLF winning for the "little guy"

February 03, 2014 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Back in November, John Stossel did a special entitled “War on The Little Guy” that featured our client, Raleigh Bruner, and his challenge to Kentucky’s licensing law for moving companies–the case we won just today. You can learn more about Raleigh’s story in Stossel’s special, which is now available on YouTube. F ...


John Stossel to feature PLF's economic liberty work this Saturday

November 14, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Tune in to Fox News Channel Saturday at 9pm to see John Stossel’s special “War on The Little Guy,” which features PLF’s lawsuit on behalf of Kentucky entrepreneur Raleigh Bruner. He’s the guy who wants to run a moving company…only to discover that if you want to run a moving company in Kentucky, you first … ...


PLF urges court to end Kentucky’s unconstitutional mover cartel

August 15, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Today, PLF attorneys filed a motion in Kentucky Federal District Court asking Judge Danny Reeves to strike down the Bluegrass States’ anti-competition law for moving companies. Representing entrepreneur Raleigh Bruner and his company, Wildcat Moving, we’ve argued that the state’s licensing law for movers violates the Fourteenth Am ...


Kentucky takes first step to abolish anti-competitive mover licensing law

February 28, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Yesterday, the Kentucky State Senate voted to approve SB 132, a bill that would repeal the anti-competitive licensing law for movers that we’re challenging in our lawsuit on behalf of entrepreneur Raleigh Bruner. The bill had been quickly approved by the Senate’s Licensing and Occupations Committee, and was passed overwhelmingly by th ...


Court refuses to throw out PLF’s challenge to Kentucky’s mover cartel

February 25, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

This morning, federal Judge Danny Reeves rejected the state of Kentucky’s effort to dismiss our lawsuit challenging that state’s anti-competitive licensing law for moving companies. The Bluegrass state, like many others, uses a “certificate of public convenience and necessity” law to limit how many people may operate moving ...


Kentucky’s Attorney General will not defend the state’s anti-competitive licensing law

October 15, 2012 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

This morning, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced that he will not try to defend the constitutionality of that state’s licensing law for moving companies, which Pacific Legal Foundation is challenging in a lawsuit filed in August. In that case, we represent entrepreneur Raleigh Bruner, who’s suing to defend his right to earn ...