Yet another pro-class action decision in the Ninth Circuit

April 12, 2016 | By DEBORAH LA FETRA

Three years ago, Richard Chen and Florencio Pacleb sued Allstate Insurance Company for alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. They purported to represent a class of people who received unwanted Allstate robocalls and sought the statutory remedy of $500 per unwanted call. Allstate responded to the lawsuit with a settlement offe ...


Should Abigail Fisher's suit be mooted? (Answer : No.)

December 09, 2015 | By RAYMOND NHAN

The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas today. As our regular readers know by now, this case concerns the University of Texas’ (UT) use of race in composing its undergraduate class. While most of the oral argument focused on the merits of the case, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg asked a question about … ...


PLF supports the ACLU in the Supreme Court

February 23, 2015 | By WENCONG FA

Today the Pacific Legal Foundation, along with our friends at the Institute for Justice and the Cato Institute, filed this brief supporting the ACLU in Rosebrock v. Hoffman, a free speech case that is even more interesting for what it could say about the government’s promises to stop behaving badly. … ...