Give entrepreneurs their day in court

December 09, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

PLF’s Economic Liberty Project is in the business of defending the constitutional right to earn a living at the trade of their choice. Sadly, not only is that right often disregarded by courts today, but it’s frequently difficult for business owners even to get the opportunity to make their legal arguments. The latest such example R ...


PLF urges Ninth Circuit : Let entrepreneurs have their day in court

October 02, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

This afternoon, we filed this brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of entrepreneur Maurice Underwood. He’s the Reno businessman who wants to run a moving company, but isn’t allowed to because that state forbids new businesses from opening if they would compete economically against existing moving companies. We sued the ...


Fighting the silver state’s moving cartel

January 28, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

Today, we filed this brief asking the federal court in Nevada not to throw out our lawsuit against the Nevada mover cartel. That state’s licensing law for moving companies is probably the most anti-competitive business regulation in the nation: as we explained in this blog post, the law says over and over again that if … ...