Michigan turns foreclosure into a government self-enrichment machine

August 01, 2017 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Today, National Review published my article discussing, Wayside Church v. Van Buren County, PLF’s case challenging legalized theft in Michigan. Michigan’s unjust property tax law allows local governments to steal from people who fall behind on their property taxes. As I explain in the article, Can the government take your home and all ...


The Supreme Court should grant certiorari in Fisher

May 14, 2015 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

A few months back, PLF filed this brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin urging the Supreme Court to take the case. Our friends at the Center for Equal Opportunity, the American Civil Rights Institute, Project 21, and the National Association of Scholars joined us on the brief. Next week the Court will meet to discuss whether to  ...


National Review Online publishes PLF essay on Shelby County

February 26, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Roger Clegg and I penned this essay on Shelby County v. Holder, the case challenging the constitutionality of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.  Shelby County is going to be argued before the Supreme Court tomorrow.  Here’s the conclusion of the essay: The Left is crying that the Supreme Court of Chief Justice Roberts is poised … ...


Eric Holder sees no end to racial preferences

March 06, 2012 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

In Grutter v. Bollinger, Justice O’Connor famously quipped that in 25 years (from 2003) “the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary.”  Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States, disagrees: “The question is not when does it end, but when does it begin.”    The National Review Online has the ...


Eric Pearson on Title IX


Author: Joshua Thompson The National Review Online has an excellent piece by Eric Pearson of the College Sports Council.  The College Sports Council is a national coalition of coaches, athletes, parents, and fans who are devoted to preserving and promoting the student athlete experience.  The CSC is the leading organization working for ...


Roger Clegg hits the nail on the head

July 27, 2009 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Author: Joshua Thompson  Roger Clegg, President of the Center for Equal Opportunity, has a very good piece on The National Review Online, reviewing a piece in The Washington Post.  Mr. Clegg has worked with PLF attorneys in the past, (see here, or here) and is nationally-known for his insight into race-preferences, Equal Pro ...