Discussing Stop the Beach Renourishment with the Federalist Society


Author: James S. Burling The podcast I did on the Supreme Court's decision in Stop the Beach Renourishment is now available on the Federalist Society's website.  You can listen to the podcast by going here.  … ...


What the Fourth of July means to PLF

July 04, 2014 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

In between hamburgers and fireworks, take a moment to listen to our podcast on what the Fourth of July means to PLF attorneys. Our newest clerk Mike Garcia gives us a Texas perspective on the Fourth, Principal Attorney Timothy Sandefur reads poetry, Director of Litigation Jim Burling discusses the continuing relevancy of the Declaration of … ...


The Back to School Choice Week podcast

August 20, 2014 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

This week’s PLF podcast is celebrating Back to School Choice Week.  I discuss a number of cases that PLF is working on to ensure that parents and children have a meaningful choice in their education.  I am also joined by Ashley Indrieri, PLF’s Outreach Coordinator and Grant Writer, who gives a mother’s perspective on school  ...


Atlantic Center files lawsuit on behalf of Flash Beach Grille

September 04, 2014 | By MARK MILLER

Last week, my Pacific Legal Foundation Atlantic Center colleague, Christina Martin, blogged about the PLF Atlantic Center’s new lawsuit against Martin County, Florida.  Pacific Legal has asked the state circuit court to declare that Martin County’s government is illegally prohibiting its clients, Robert and Anita Breinig, from using ...


Uber, Lyft, VRBO, and the value of economic liberty

October 13, 2014 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

I was recently interviewed on the Power and Market Report about Uber, Lyft, VRBO and other innovations which are providing consumers with excellent new services.  Naturally the old regime is not pleased, and has taken to lobbying state legislatures to step in and ban the competition.  I discuss PLF’s efforts to fight anti-competitive laws w ...


NSCW 2015 — PLF podcast with Andrew Coulson from the Cato Institute

January 28, 2015 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

PLF’s podcast this week is with Andrew Coulson, Director of the Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute. Coulson is a leading voice for school choice across the country. In the podcast, Coulson and I discuss a wide range of school choice issues from the problem with teachers’ unions to the differences between vouchers an ...


Explore the Competitor’s Veto

May 22, 2015 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

We’ve released a bunch of fun materials to familiarize people with those unfair and unconstitutional statutes—and to show exactly what PLF is doing to fight them. This video explains where the Competitor’s Veto came from in just 60 seconds. We released this infographic, which explain our new lawsuit in the birthplace of the Consti ...


Revisiting my podcast with Cato's Andrew Coulson

August 27, 2015 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

For Back to School Choice Week 2015, I am reposting my podcast with Andrew Coulson, Director of the Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute. It is the best podcast I have been a part of, and it is especially apt for Back to School Choice Week. Andrew and I discuss a variety of school … ...


Seattle decides to continue to violate the First Amendment


In this week’s episode of PLF’s Courting Liberty podcast, hear from case attorney Ethan Blevins about this decision and how First Amendment rights include both the right to speak and the right not to speak. … ...