The Center for Biological Diversity goes batty

The Center for Biological Diversity is threatening to sue the Fish & Wildlife Service for not imposing ruinous and unnecessary restrictions on private property owners throughout 37 states to protect … ›

Setting the record straight on Pepin

An editorial in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, discussing Pepin v. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, accuses shadowy “[d]evelopment forces” of attempting to weaken Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA) and … ›

PLF successfully defends right to protect property

After a severe storm destroyed numerous homes on Plum Island (Massachusetts), owners sought permits to rebuild.  The local authorities approved the permits, but the Massachusetts Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) intervened.  … ›

Mess-achusetts: state agency attempts to circumvent limits on its power, ignores property rights

William and Marlene Pepin are defending their property rights from the Massachusetts’ Division of Fisheries and Wildlife.  The agency has regulated the Pepins’ property as habitat – prohibiting development unless approved … ›

Consumers and businesses may agree to resolve disputes in individual arbitration, even in Massachusetts

In 2011, the United States Supreme Court held in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion that states could not invoke “public policy” or “unconscionability” as a reason to invalidate arbitration agreements that … ›

Watch Your Mouth! Massachusetts Town Bans Swearing in Public

As we move slowly towards the over-the-top nanny-state envisioned in Demolition Man, with the state empowered to regulate even the most mundane of human interactions, one might be tempted to … ›

Lobster fisherman held hostage by Endangered Species Act litigation

Author: Brandon Middleton Daniel Holmes is a commercial lobster fisherman who fishes in Cape Cod Bay and other waters off the coast of Massachusetts.  Holmes' fishing gear complies with state … ›

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The Center for Biological Diversity goes batty

The Center for Biological Diversity is threatening to sue the Fish & Wildlife Service for not imposing ruinous and unnecessary restrictions on private property owners throughout 37 states to protect … ›

Setting the record straight on Pepin

An editorial in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, discussing Pepin v. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, accuses shadowy “[d]evelopment forces” of attempting to weaken Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA) and … ›

PLF successfully defends right to protect property

After a severe storm destroyed numerous homes on Plum Island (Massachusetts), owners sought permits to rebuild.  The local authorities approved the permits, but the Massachusetts Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) intervened.  … ›

Mess-achusetts: state agency attempts to circumvent limits on its power, ignores property rights

William and Marlene Pepin are defending their property rights from the Massachusetts’ Division of Fisheries and Wildlife.  The agency has regulated the Pepins’ property as habitat – prohibiting development unless approved … ›

Consumers and businesses may agree to resolve disputes in individual arbitration, even in Massachusetts

In 2011, the United States Supreme Court held in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion that states could not invoke “public policy” or “unconscionability” as a reason to invalidate arbitration agreements that … ›

Watch Your Mouth! Massachusetts Town Bans Swearing in Public

As we move slowly towards the over-the-top nanny-state envisioned in Demolition Man, with the state empowered to regulate even the most mundane of human interactions, one might be tempted to … ›

Lobster fisherman held hostage by Endangered Species Act litigation

Author: Brandon Middleton Daniel Holmes is a commercial lobster fisherman who fishes in Cape Cod Bay and other waters off the coast of Massachusetts.  Holmes' fishing gear complies with state … ›

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The Center for Biological Diversity goes batty

The Center for Biological Diversity is threatening to sue the Fish & Wildlife Service for not imposing ruinous and unnecessary restrictions on private property owners throughout 37 states to protect … ›

Setting the record straight on Pepin

An editorial in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, discussing Pepin v. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, accuses shadowy “[d]evelopment forces” of attempting to weaken Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA) and … ›

PLF successfully defends right to protect property

After a severe storm destroyed numerous homes on Plum Island (Massachusetts), owners sought permits to rebuild.  The local authorities approved the permits, but the Massachusetts Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) intervened.  … ›

Mess-achusetts: state agency attempts to circumvent limits on its power, ignores property rights

William and Marlene Pepin are defending their property rights from the Massachusetts’ Division of Fisheries and Wildlife.  The agency has regulated the Pepins’ property as habitat – prohibiting development unless approved … ›

Consumers and businesses may agree to resolve disputes in individual arbitration, even in Massachusetts

In 2011, the United States Supreme Court held in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion that states could not invoke “public policy” or “unconscionability” as a reason to invalidate arbitration agreements that … ›

Watch Your Mouth! Massachusetts Town Bans Swearing in Public

As we move slowly towards the over-the-top nanny-state envisioned in Demolition Man, with the state empowered to regulate even the most mundane of human interactions, one might be tempted to … ›

Lobster fisherman held hostage by Endangered Species Act litigation

Author: Brandon Middleton Daniel Holmes is a commercial lobster fisherman who fishes in Cape Cod Bay and other waters off the coast of Massachusetts.  Holmes' fishing gear complies with state … ›

The Center for Biological Diversity goes batty

The Center for Biological Diversity is threatening to sue the Fish & Wildlife Service for not imposing ruinous and unnecessary restrictions on private property owners throughout 37 states to protect … ›

Setting the record straight on Pepin

An editorial in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, discussing Pepin v. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, accuses shadowy “[d]evelopment forces” of attempting to weaken Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA) and … ›

PLF successfully defends right to protect property

After a severe storm destroyed numerous homes on Plum Island (Massachusetts), owners sought permits to rebuild.  The local authorities approved the permits, but the Massachusetts Department for Environmental Protection (DEP) intervened.  … ›

Mess-achusetts: state agency attempts to circumvent limits on its power, ignores property rights

William and Marlene Pepin are defending their property rights from the Massachusetts’ Division of Fisheries and Wildlife.  The agency has regulated the Pepins’ property as habitat – prohibiting development unless approved … ›

Consumers and businesses may agree to resolve disputes in individual arbitration, even in Massachusetts

In 2011, the United States Supreme Court held in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion that states could not invoke “public policy” or “unconscionability” as a reason to invalidate arbitration agreements that … ›

Watch Your Mouth! Massachusetts Town Bans Swearing in Public

As we move slowly towards the over-the-top nanny-state envisioned in Demolition Man, with the state empowered to regulate even the most mundane of human interactions, one might be tempted to … ›

Lobster fisherman held hostage by Endangered Species Act litigation

Author: Brandon Middleton Daniel Holmes is a commercial lobster fisherman who fishes in Cape Cod Bay and other waters off the coast of Massachusetts.  Holmes' fishing gear complies with state … ›