President's weekly report — September 27, 2013

Education Reform — Charter Schools The Georgia Supreme Court issued an excellent decision in Atlanta Independent School System v. Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, Inc.  As explained in more detail in … ›

President's weekly report — August 23, 2013

Property Rights — Washington State We filed this amicus brief in Keene Valley Ventures v. City of Richland in support of a petition for review before the Washington State Supreme Court.  … ›

Fallacies of the Sixth Circuit’s Michigan Proposal 2 decision

In this excellent post from Discriminations, John Rosenberg describes the five fallacies of the Sixth Circuit’s “jaw-dropping” decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.  In Schuette, the court … ›

Sixth Circuit's political structure analysis: Structure or chaos?

  After 31 years, the Supreme Court will finally take another look at the “political structure” doctrine.  If you didn’t read Monday’s post by PLF College of Public Interest Law fellow, Jonathan Wood, you may be unfamiliar … ›

Reading the tea leaves on the Hunter-Seattle doctrine

The oral argument in last week’s Prop. 8 case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, suggested that the justices may be skeptical of the Hunter-Seattle doctrine.  While PLF has taken no position on … ›

President's weekly report — March 29, 2013

Individual Rights — School Choice Victory We had a nice victory from the Indiana Supreme Court when it upheld in Meredith v. Pence that state’s school choice program. As we’ve … ›

Supreme Court to hear case concerning Michigan's ban on racial preferences

May the voters of a state amend their state constitution to prohibit discrimination and preferences based upon race?  The Supreme Court will address that question.  Today, with Justice Kagan recusing herself, … ›

President's weekly report — March 1, 2013

Property Rights — Water, Fish and Takings The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal on ripeness grounds of Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States.  This was the case where the … ›

PLF seeking information from Davis and Berkeley

Last week, a number of friends, colleagues, and outside attorneys emailed me this post from Josh Blackman.   It seems that both UC Davis and UC Berkeley are requiring law review … ›

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President's weekly report — September 27, 2013

Education Reform — Charter Schools The Georgia Supreme Court issued an excellent decision in Atlanta Independent School System v. Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, Inc.  As explained in more detail in … ›

President's weekly report — August 23, 2013

Property Rights — Washington State We filed this amicus brief in Keene Valley Ventures v. City of Richland in support of a petition for review before the Washington State Supreme Court.  … ›

Fallacies of the Sixth Circuit’s Michigan Proposal 2 decision

In this excellent post from Discriminations, John Rosenberg describes the five fallacies of the Sixth Circuit’s “jaw-dropping” decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.  In Schuette, the court … ›

Sixth Circuit's political structure analysis: Structure or chaos?

  After 31 years, the Supreme Court will finally take another look at the “political structure” doctrine.  If you didn’t read Monday’s post by PLF College of Public Interest Law fellow, Jonathan Wood, you may be unfamiliar … ›

Reading the tea leaves on the Hunter-Seattle doctrine

The oral argument in last week’s Prop. 8 case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, suggested that the justices may be skeptical of the Hunter-Seattle doctrine.  While PLF has taken no position on … ›

President's weekly report — March 29, 2013

Individual Rights — School Choice Victory We had a nice victory from the Indiana Supreme Court when it upheld in Meredith v. Pence that state’s school choice program. As we’ve … ›

Supreme Court to hear case concerning Michigan's ban on racial preferences

May the voters of a state amend their state constitution to prohibit discrimination and preferences based upon race?  The Supreme Court will address that question.  Today, with Justice Kagan recusing herself, … ›

President's weekly report — March 1, 2013

Property Rights — Water, Fish and Takings The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal on ripeness grounds of Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States.  This was the case where the … ›

PLF seeking information from Davis and Berkeley

Last week, a number of friends, colleagues, and outside attorneys emailed me this post from Josh Blackman.   It seems that both UC Davis and UC Berkeley are requiring law review … ›

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President's weekly report — September 27, 2013

Education Reform — Charter Schools The Georgia Supreme Court issued an excellent decision in Atlanta Independent School System v. Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, Inc.  As explained in more detail in … ›

President's weekly report — August 23, 2013

Property Rights — Washington State We filed this amicus brief in Keene Valley Ventures v. City of Richland in support of a petition for review before the Washington State Supreme Court.  … ›

Fallacies of the Sixth Circuit’s Michigan Proposal 2 decision

In this excellent post from Discriminations, John Rosenberg describes the five fallacies of the Sixth Circuit’s “jaw-dropping” decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.  In Schuette, the court … ›

Sixth Circuit's political structure analysis: Structure or chaos?

  After 31 years, the Supreme Court will finally take another look at the “political structure” doctrine.  If you didn’t read Monday’s post by PLF College of Public Interest Law fellow, Jonathan Wood, you may be unfamiliar … ›

Reading the tea leaves on the Hunter-Seattle doctrine

The oral argument in last week’s Prop. 8 case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, suggested that the justices may be skeptical of the Hunter-Seattle doctrine.  While PLF has taken no position on … ›

President's weekly report — March 29, 2013

Individual Rights — School Choice Victory We had a nice victory from the Indiana Supreme Court when it upheld in Meredith v. Pence that state’s school choice program. As we’ve … ›

Supreme Court to hear case concerning Michigan's ban on racial preferences

May the voters of a state amend their state constitution to prohibit discrimination and preferences based upon race?  The Supreme Court will address that question.  Today, with Justice Kagan recusing herself, … ›

President's weekly report — March 1, 2013

Property Rights — Water, Fish and Takings The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal on ripeness grounds of Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States.  This was the case where the … ›

PLF seeking information from Davis and Berkeley

Last week, a number of friends, colleagues, and outside attorneys emailed me this post from Josh Blackman.   It seems that both UC Davis and UC Berkeley are requiring law review … ›

President's weekly report — September 27, 2013

Education Reform — Charter Schools The Georgia Supreme Court issued an excellent decision in Atlanta Independent School System v. Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, Inc.  As explained in more detail in … ›

President's weekly report — August 23, 2013

Property Rights — Washington State We filed this amicus brief in Keene Valley Ventures v. City of Richland in support of a petition for review before the Washington State Supreme Court.  … ›

Fallacies of the Sixth Circuit’s Michigan Proposal 2 decision

In this excellent post from Discriminations, John Rosenberg describes the five fallacies of the Sixth Circuit’s “jaw-dropping” decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.  In Schuette, the court … ›

Sixth Circuit's political structure analysis: Structure or chaos?

  After 31 years, the Supreme Court will finally take another look at the “political structure” doctrine.  If you didn’t read Monday’s post by PLF College of Public Interest Law fellow, Jonathan Wood, you may be unfamiliar … ›

Reading the tea leaves on the Hunter-Seattle doctrine

The oral argument in last week’s Prop. 8 case, Hollingsworth v. Perry, suggested that the justices may be skeptical of the Hunter-Seattle doctrine.  While PLF has taken no position on … ›

President's weekly report — March 29, 2013

Individual Rights — School Choice Victory We had a nice victory from the Indiana Supreme Court when it upheld in Meredith v. Pence that state’s school choice program. As we’ve … ›

Supreme Court to hear case concerning Michigan's ban on racial preferences

May the voters of a state amend their state constitution to prohibit discrimination and preferences based upon race?  The Supreme Court will address that question.  Today, with Justice Kagan recusing herself, … ›

President's weekly report — March 1, 2013

Property Rights — Water, Fish and Takings The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal on ripeness grounds of Casitas Municipal Water District v. United States.  This was the case where the … ›

PLF seeking information from Davis and Berkeley

Last week, a number of friends, colleagues, and outside attorneys emailed me this post from Josh Blackman.   It seems that both UC Davis and UC Berkeley are requiring law review … ›