Plan Bay Area argument set for May 31

Next Tuesday, May 31, the California Court of Appeal will hear argument over the legality of Plan Bay Area — the plan to restrict future development in all but a … ›

Zoning people out of cities

A recent New York Times article reports that Americans are moving in droves from expensive, highly centralized cities to cities with more affordable housing. In the last ten years, the … ›

President's weekly report — June 13, 2014

Property Rights — Hearing on the One-Plan-to-Rule-Them-All A San Francisco Superior Court heard arguments on Thursday in Bay Area Citizens v. Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation … ›

The Bay Area's ignored citizens will finally be heard

This Thursday, June 12th, I will be arguing PLF’s challenge to Plan Bay Area in Alameda County Superior Court. As readers will recall, PLF’s client Bay Area Citizens challenges the … ›

Briefing complete in challenge to Plan Bay Area

Today, we filed our last brief in the trial court before the hearing in our challenge, on behalf of the nonprofit Bay Area Citizens, to the adoption of Plan Bay … ›

President's weekly report — March 14, 2014

Property Rights — Supreme Court Victory! The United States Supreme Court handed down an 8 – 1 victory in Brandt v. United States, a case brought and argued by our … ›

Opening salvo in Bay Area Citizens v. Association of Bay Area Governments

This week, we filed our opening brief in the trial court in PLF’s challenge to Plan Bay Area.  We represent the Bay Area Citizens, a group of concerned Bay Area … ›

An inconvenient truth: Stack-and-pack going down in Tinseltown

As readers know, PLF is representing the Bay Area Citizens—a non-profit organization that represents citizens opposed to excessively burdensome regulations in the region—in their challenge to Plan Bay Area. Plan … ›

Plan Bay Area oped

Yesterday, the Washington Times published an oped I co-authored with Randall O’Toole of the Cato Institute.  Entitled provocatively, “Do single-family homes threaten the planet?“, Mr. O’Toole and I take aim … ›

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Plan Bay Area argument set for May 31

Next Tuesday, May 31, the California Court of Appeal will hear argument over the legality of Plan Bay Area — the plan to restrict future development in all but a … ›

Zoning people out of cities

A recent New York Times article reports that Americans are moving in droves from expensive, highly centralized cities to cities with more affordable housing. In the last ten years, the … ›

President's weekly report — June 13, 2014

Property Rights — Hearing on the One-Plan-to-Rule-Them-All A San Francisco Superior Court heard arguments on Thursday in Bay Area Citizens v. Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation … ›

The Bay Area's ignored citizens will finally be heard

This Thursday, June 12th, I will be arguing PLF’s challenge to Plan Bay Area in Alameda County Superior Court. As readers will recall, PLF’s client Bay Area Citizens challenges the … ›

Briefing complete in challenge to Plan Bay Area

Today, we filed our last brief in the trial court before the hearing in our challenge, on behalf of the nonprofit Bay Area Citizens, to the adoption of Plan Bay … ›

President's weekly report — March 14, 2014

Property Rights — Supreme Court Victory! The United States Supreme Court handed down an 8 – 1 victory in Brandt v. United States, a case brought and argued by our … ›

Opening salvo in Bay Area Citizens v. Association of Bay Area Governments

This week, we filed our opening brief in the trial court in PLF’s challenge to Plan Bay Area.  We represent the Bay Area Citizens, a group of concerned Bay Area … ›

An inconvenient truth: Stack-and-pack going down in Tinseltown

As readers know, PLF is representing the Bay Area Citizens—a non-profit organization that represents citizens opposed to excessively burdensome regulations in the region—in their challenge to Plan Bay Area. Plan … ›

Plan Bay Area oped

Yesterday, the Washington Times published an oped I co-authored with Randall O’Toole of the Cato Institute.  Entitled provocatively, “Do single-family homes threaten the planet?“, Mr. O’Toole and I take aim … ›

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Plan Bay Area argument set for May 31

Next Tuesday, May 31, the California Court of Appeal will hear argument over the legality of Plan Bay Area — the plan to restrict future development in all but a … ›

Zoning people out of cities

A recent New York Times article reports that Americans are moving in droves from expensive, highly centralized cities to cities with more affordable housing. In the last ten years, the … ›

President's weekly report — June 13, 2014

Property Rights — Hearing on the One-Plan-to-Rule-Them-All A San Francisco Superior Court heard arguments on Thursday in Bay Area Citizens v. Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation … ›

The Bay Area's ignored citizens will finally be heard

This Thursday, June 12th, I will be arguing PLF’s challenge to Plan Bay Area in Alameda County Superior Court. As readers will recall, PLF’s client Bay Area Citizens challenges the … ›

Briefing complete in challenge to Plan Bay Area

Today, we filed our last brief in the trial court before the hearing in our challenge, on behalf of the nonprofit Bay Area Citizens, to the adoption of Plan Bay … ›

President's weekly report — March 14, 2014

Property Rights — Supreme Court Victory! The United States Supreme Court handed down an 8 – 1 victory in Brandt v. United States, a case brought and argued by our … ›

Opening salvo in Bay Area Citizens v. Association of Bay Area Governments

This week, we filed our opening brief in the trial court in PLF’s challenge to Plan Bay Area.  We represent the Bay Area Citizens, a group of concerned Bay Area … ›

An inconvenient truth: Stack-and-pack going down in Tinseltown

As readers know, PLF is representing the Bay Area Citizens—a non-profit organization that represents citizens opposed to excessively burdensome regulations in the region—in their challenge to Plan Bay Area. Plan … ›

Plan Bay Area oped

Yesterday, the Washington Times published an oped I co-authored with Randall O’Toole of the Cato Institute.  Entitled provocatively, “Do single-family homes threaten the planet?“, Mr. O’Toole and I take aim … ›

Plan Bay Area argument set for May 31

Next Tuesday, May 31, the California Court of Appeal will hear argument over the legality of Plan Bay Area — the plan to restrict future development in all but a … ›

Zoning people out of cities

A recent New York Times article reports that Americans are moving in droves from expensive, highly centralized cities to cities with more affordable housing. In the last ten years, the … ›

President's weekly report — June 13, 2014

Property Rights — Hearing on the One-Plan-to-Rule-Them-All A San Francisco Superior Court heard arguments on Thursday in Bay Area Citizens v. Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation … ›

The Bay Area's ignored citizens will finally be heard

This Thursday, June 12th, I will be arguing PLF’s challenge to Plan Bay Area in Alameda County Superior Court. As readers will recall, PLF’s client Bay Area Citizens challenges the … ›

Briefing complete in challenge to Plan Bay Area

Today, we filed our last brief in the trial court before the hearing in our challenge, on behalf of the nonprofit Bay Area Citizens, to the adoption of Plan Bay … ›

President's weekly report — March 14, 2014

Property Rights — Supreme Court Victory! The United States Supreme Court handed down an 8 – 1 victory in Brandt v. United States, a case brought and argued by our … ›

Opening salvo in Bay Area Citizens v. Association of Bay Area Governments

This week, we filed our opening brief in the trial court in PLF’s challenge to Plan Bay Area.  We represent the Bay Area Citizens, a group of concerned Bay Area … ›

An inconvenient truth: Stack-and-pack going down in Tinseltown

As readers know, PLF is representing the Bay Area Citizens—a non-profit organization that represents citizens opposed to excessively burdensome regulations in the region—in their challenge to Plan Bay Area. Plan … ›

Plan Bay Area oped

Yesterday, the Washington Times published an oped I co-authored with Randall O’Toole of the Cato Institute.  Entitled provocatively, “Do single-family homes threaten the planet?“, Mr. O’Toole and I take aim … ›