Murr argument today at Supreme Court

March 20, 2017 | By JAMES BURLING

Here’s a recap of what the Murr case is about and what happened today at the Court. For more detail, you can find the Court’s transcript here. Many property owners own adjacent lots. A farmer might acquire a neighboring farm with the hope that his children can live next door. Or a person might fall … ...


Litigation update — March 18, 2017

March 18, 2017 | By JAMES BURLING

Murr Monday coming up Tax-lien foreclosure-for-profit scheme rehearing denied Union trespass challenge continues Get your super-easy injunctions today in the Ninth Circuit! Is crony capitalism a public use? Loss for rights in mining claims Ninth Circuit declines to vacate Levin decision Murr Monday coming up We are busily preparing for oral argumen ...


New LibertyBrief – Regulatory takings and Murr v. Wisconsin

March 13, 2017 | By JEREMY TALCOTT

As many of you may be aware, we are just one week away from oral arguments in the Supreme Court in the case of Murr v. Wisconsin. Murr is the latest in a long line of property rights cases litigated by Pacific Legal Foundation all the way to the highest court in America. Todd Gaziano and … ...


Talking property rights to SIRS

March 02, 2017 | By DAMIEN SCHIFF

Yesterday I had the honor of addressing the distinguished members of Sons in Retirement, chapter 51, in Los Altos, California. My remarks focused on several leading PLF property rights cases, including Murr v. Wisconsin. My thanks again to the club for its kind invitation and very warm hospitality. … ...