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Only 2 Days remaining : Don't Miss PLF's Night at the Museum!

March 16, 2011 | By PACIFIC LEGAL FOUNDATION

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Paul Beard and Coy Koontz on Fox News

January 14, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

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Koontz oral argument transcript now available

January 15, 2013 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

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Paul Beard and Coy Koontz on the Supreme Court steps

January 16, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

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Koontz oral argument : what was taken in Nollan and Dolan?

January 16, 2013 | By PAUL BEARD

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard argument in our case, Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District. In this case, the District denied Coy Koontz permits to use 3.7 acres of a 15-acre lot, after he refused to acquiesce to its demand that he perform off-site improvements to 50-acres of publicly owned wetlands (in addition to dedicat ...

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Koontz oral argument : Should Nollan and Dolan apply only to “stupid districts”?

January 17, 2013 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court heard Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District, argued by PLF attorney Paul Beard. A local government agency denied Coy Koontz a building permit because he refused to agree to unreasonable permit conditions. PLF argued that this permit denial was unconstitutional. In the hearing, the Court conside ...

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PLF's Paul Beard discusses property rights on Feb. 20, in SE Florida

February 08, 2013 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

Paul Beard will discuss property rights and PLF’s recent U.S. Supreme Court case, Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District, at an event hosted by the Martin County Republican Executive Committee.  Last month, Mr. Beard argued before the Supreme Court for Mr. Koontz, a property owner who was denied a permit when he refused to ...