Recent threats to the First Amendment and short-term rentals

It should come as no surprise that governments struggle to regulate the disruptive nature of the “sharing economy.” Lately, this struggle has resulted in increasingly burdensome regulations on property owners … ›

Highest court of New York strikes a blow for property rights

Earlier this month, the New York Court of Appeals handed a victory to New York landowners. PLF proudly supported the landowners who brought the case, and we want to highlight … ›

If they can take your property there, they'll take it anywhere…

In 1851, the Civil War had yet to start. Abraham Lincoln was a country lawyer from Illinois. And Dr. Benjamin Brandreth, patriarch of the Brandreth family, bought a plot of … ›

NY and NJ courts both reject property rights

Property owners in New York and New Jersey learned again this week that their state courts often reject property rights in favor of creative ways to take private property in a manner that violates the Fifth … ›

Mixed week for liberty in the taxi industry

Congratulations to our friends at the Institute for Justice who, due to a legal victory last year, saw Milwaukee eliminate its cap on the number of taxi licenses available. As … ›

Government impounds car for giving free rides to cancer patients

The government’s protection of the taxi cartel has always been reprehensible. State and local governments bar entry into this industry in order to drive up prices and protect existing taxi … ›

Supreme Court won't vacate NYC rent controls

WASHINGTON, D.C.; April 23, 2012: The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will not hear Harmon v. Kimmel, a suit targeting New York City’s rent stabilization law as a … ›

"They're bank robbers"

Author:  Steven Gieseler The New York Daily News offers this update on the controversial Atlantic Yards eminent domain project, aimed at taking private property to build a Brooklyn arena for the … ›

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Recent threats to the First Amendment and short-term rentals

It should come as no surprise that governments struggle to regulate the disruptive nature of the “sharing economy.” Lately, this struggle has resulted in increasingly burdensome regulations on property owners … ›

Highest court of New York strikes a blow for property rights

Earlier this month, the New York Court of Appeals handed a victory to New York landowners. PLF proudly supported the landowners who brought the case, and we want to highlight … ›

If they can take your property there, they'll take it anywhere…

In 1851, the Civil War had yet to start. Abraham Lincoln was a country lawyer from Illinois. And Dr. Benjamin Brandreth, patriarch of the Brandreth family, bought a plot of … ›

NY and NJ courts both reject property rights

Property owners in New York and New Jersey learned again this week that their state courts often reject property rights in favor of creative ways to take private property in a manner that violates the Fifth … ›

Mixed week for liberty in the taxi industry

Congratulations to our friends at the Institute for Justice who, due to a legal victory last year, saw Milwaukee eliminate its cap on the number of taxi licenses available. As … ›

Government impounds car for giving free rides to cancer patients

The government’s protection of the taxi cartel has always been reprehensible. State and local governments bar entry into this industry in order to drive up prices and protect existing taxi … ›

Supreme Court won't vacate NYC rent controls

WASHINGTON, D.C.; April 23, 2012: The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will not hear Harmon v. Kimmel, a suit targeting New York City’s rent stabilization law as a … ›

"They're bank robbers"

Author:  Steven Gieseler The New York Daily News offers this update on the controversial Atlantic Yards eminent domain project, aimed at taking private property to build a Brooklyn arena for the … ›

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Recent threats to the First Amendment and short-term rentals

It should come as no surprise that governments struggle to regulate the disruptive nature of the “sharing economy.” Lately, this struggle has resulted in increasingly burdensome regulations on property owners … ›

Highest court of New York strikes a blow for property rights

Earlier this month, the New York Court of Appeals handed a victory to New York landowners. PLF proudly supported the landowners who brought the case, and we want to highlight … ›

If they can take your property there, they'll take it anywhere…

In 1851, the Civil War had yet to start. Abraham Lincoln was a country lawyer from Illinois. And Dr. Benjamin Brandreth, patriarch of the Brandreth family, bought a plot of … ›

NY and NJ courts both reject property rights

Property owners in New York and New Jersey learned again this week that their state courts often reject property rights in favor of creative ways to take private property in a manner that violates the Fifth … ›

Mixed week for liberty in the taxi industry

Congratulations to our friends at the Institute for Justice who, due to a legal victory last year, saw Milwaukee eliminate its cap on the number of taxi licenses available. As … ›

Government impounds car for giving free rides to cancer patients

The government’s protection of the taxi cartel has always been reprehensible. State and local governments bar entry into this industry in order to drive up prices and protect existing taxi … ›

Supreme Court won't vacate NYC rent controls

WASHINGTON, D.C.; April 23, 2012: The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will not hear Harmon v. Kimmel, a suit targeting New York City’s rent stabilization law as a … ›

"They're bank robbers"

Author:  Steven Gieseler The New York Daily News offers this update on the controversial Atlantic Yards eminent domain project, aimed at taking private property to build a Brooklyn arena for the … ›

Recent threats to the First Amendment and short-term rentals

It should come as no surprise that governments struggle to regulate the disruptive nature of the “sharing economy.” Lately, this struggle has resulted in increasingly burdensome regulations on property owners … ›

Highest court of New York strikes a blow for property rights

Earlier this month, the New York Court of Appeals handed a victory to New York landowners. PLF proudly supported the landowners who brought the case, and we want to highlight … ›

If they can take your property there, they'll take it anywhere…

In 1851, the Civil War had yet to start. Abraham Lincoln was a country lawyer from Illinois. And Dr. Benjamin Brandreth, patriarch of the Brandreth family, bought a plot of … ›

NY and NJ courts both reject property rights

Property owners in New York and New Jersey learned again this week that their state courts often reject property rights in favor of creative ways to take private property in a manner that violates the Fifth … ›

Mixed week for liberty in the taxi industry

Congratulations to our friends at the Institute for Justice who, due to a legal victory last year, saw Milwaukee eliminate its cap on the number of taxi licenses available. As … ›

Government impounds car for giving free rides to cancer patients

The government’s protection of the taxi cartel has always been reprehensible. State and local governments bar entry into this industry in order to drive up prices and protect existing taxi … ›

Supreme Court won't vacate NYC rent controls

WASHINGTON, D.C.; April 23, 2012: The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will not hear Harmon v. Kimmel, a suit targeting New York City’s rent stabilization law as a … ›

"They're bank robbers"

Author:  Steven Gieseler The New York Daily News offers this update on the controversial Atlantic Yards eminent domain project, aimed at taking private property to build a Brooklyn arena for the … ›