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January 17, 2017

Supreme Court denies review in Bennie v. Munn

This morning, we received disappointing news that the Supreme Court denied our cert petition in Bennie v. Munn. PLF attorneys represent Bob Bennie, a financial analyst and Tea Party leader in Nebraska. Bennie was targeted for retaliation by state financial regulators because he expressed political viewpoints that they didn't like. The issue in the ...

June 10, 2016

Court rules that you need a real estate broker license to advertise for sale by owner homes

Leslie Young started her business—eList.me—to help people who want to sell their homes without the use of a real estate broker, or “for sale by owner” (FSBO).  The way her business works is she enters information about FSBO homes into online databases, and those databases publish that information in the form of advertisemen ...

July 24, 2015

The government can't call speech "conduct," then require a license for it

If the First Amendment means anything, it means the right to speak freely without asking for permission first. Yet in Nebraska, you have to get a government license before advertising.  PLF client Leslie Young helps people to sell their homes without the help of a real estate broker.  She acts as an advertising agent, posting ...

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